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goodbread alley overtown/wynwood, FL 1972-1975 (destroyed late 1975)

After learning of the “Freedom Walls” created by artists in Detroit and Chicago, Young decided in 1972 to create his own public mural at the intersection of Northwest Third Avenue and 14 Street in Overtown, Miami‘s inner-city. Coined “Goodbread Alley,” the installation was visible from the newly constructed Interstate 95, which had all but completely …

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painted 1996 – still intact

“A coup-de-grace. An innate sense of the most formal elements of art. Color and line are handled with seasonal finesse. Balance and unity abound, where images segue from sides to hood, to roof to bumpers, in the smoothest of transition.” Art Beat, Arnold Simon, Critic Specifications: Make: DatsunModel: #411Designer: Pinan Farina, ItalyYear: 1964 (Design), 1967 …

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mural – enamel paint over treated surface, 1986 – present

Located at Northside Metrorail Station: 3150 NW 79 Street Miami, FLGrowing up near the Northside Metrorail Station, I had the privilege of encountering his massive 1986 mural on a nearly daily basis. Located on the interior of the station’s entrance wall, and is best viewed from the escalators as well as the station’s mid-level platform. …

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