As many slept through their Monday night, the legendary graffiti landmark 5 Pointz was poorly whitewashed. Many people out in Long Island woke up to see that the hall of fame had been erased, leaving the once iconic piece of the city in a state of complete misery. It was stripped of its glory in preparation for a pair of luxury high-rise buildings.
A place that once brought together people from all points of the world in celebration of one art movement is now a place to mourn the biggest scar on graffiti.
Japanese women rehearse a patriotic dance on a rooftop in Osaka following successful Japanese campaigns in Jiangxi and Hubei provinces in China during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Osaka, Kansai region, Honshu, Japan. July 1938.
If I am a witch, then so be it, I said. And I took to eating black things - huitlacoche the corn mushroom, coffee, dark chiles, the bruised part of fruit, the darkest, blackest things to make me hard and strong.