While on vacation in Florida I had the chance to visit the Wynwood Arts District in Miami, aka The Wynwood Walls. Wynwood is a run down warehouse district that has been recently transformed into the street art mecca of the world. Tony Goldman, who owns several buildings in the district, was looking for something to beautify the ugly neighborhood. He decided to invite the best street artists from around the world to cover the buildings in murals. In December 2011 during Art Basel there was an explosion of new work and what resulted is one of the most mind-blowing spectacles I’ve ever seen. Literally hundreds of paintings line every street within a few block radius. I shot as many photos as I could but barely scratched the surface. To do this place any justice you simply have to see for yourself.
Continued in Part 2