JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA STREET ART: CORK ARTS DISTRICT

CoRK Arts District is over 80,000 square feet of warehouse space centered around artist studios and galleries.

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9nov15. Jacksonville, FL.

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JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA STREET ART: “HARING’S GHOST” ~ CHIP SOUTHWORTH

“The anonymous artist painting city utility boxes in the name of equality, love and Keith Haring has been nabbed…”

is is how the story began in an article on March 19, 2014 posted online at http://jacksonville.com/news/crime/2014-03-19/story/sheriffs-office-arrests-unmasks-keith-harings-ghost

Here are the only three remaining images in the city of Jacksonville related to this street art triumph. When this particular event occurred in Jacksonville, this is when I started paying attention to the scene there. Anyone that puts beautiful work out there with strong social messages and with an obvious respect for a pioneering iconic artist…is a hero in my book. Not a villain:

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