Monday, September 21

Graffito: Heart On Decay Wall

Heart On Decay Wall - graffiti [enlarge]

Right behind La Boqueria market there are some abandoned estates protected by fences through which you can take a peek at some interesting samples of good street art. On the decay walls of some buildings that have been partially demolished artists have managed to leave their perishable imprint. I think that capturing some of their artwork may help prolonging its relatively short existence. It is really fascinating how art gets to be that attractive on debris helped by the so called aesthetics of decay. There is a certain aura around it if you know what I mean. Maybe it is the fact that an ugly canvas enhances the beauty of the main subject. What do you think?

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9 Comments:

Blogger Meri said...

I adore this shot! I love things that are weathered and old looking.

5:32 PM  
Anonymous Liz.Photo said...

very cool graffiti shot...

10:28 PM  
Blogger JM said...

Really cool shot!

10:28 PM  
Blogger Carlos Lorenzo said...

-Thanks Meri. Me too sometimes :)
-Very kind of you Elizabeth!
-Thanks so much JM. I appreciate your comment.

10:33 PM  
Blogger Floral Friday said...

I heart this post too!

10:53 PM  
Blogger Carlos Lorenzo said...

Thanks so much!

11:21 PM  
Blogger Jacob said...

I don't know, Carlos...I suppose on a decaying wall it's OK...but still, I'm old-fashioned enough to like art to uplift and not make me nauseous.

Great shot, though!

P.S. Hope you wanted an honest impression.

2:08 AM  
Blogger Carlos Lorenzo said...

Of course I do Jacob. I understand your point. Thanks :)

8:18 AM  
Blogger robert said...

It's the heart we have to see with. Glad you came by this wall, sharing it.

1:53 AM  

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