#GVM004: The Demolition Chronicles
68 Pages Posted: 22 Jul 2015
Date Written: July 13, 2015
This document describes a major graffiti exhibition involving 100 artists producing 28,000 square feet of graffiti on the interior and exterior walls of a Pep Boys store in Jersey City. The building has been sold to developers, who will demolish it in mid-summer 2015. Topics include: history of the project, stylistic and thematic analysis of the art, and social context of the exhibition.
Keywords: graffiti, street art, popular culture, urban planning, performance art, ritual
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