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  • Different Worlds

    There are many worlds in the 19e and 20e. Who lives in this building with the creative tile work? I imagine an artist lives there. The neighborhood is dotted with artist studios. They beautify and add interest to the area and also challenge its visual norms.   There is street art, too. Sometimes one piece…
  • Skull soldier with skulls all around him--painted on the wall with flower pot and flowers below.

    Anarchist Neighborhood

    Belleville is a good place for political art.  Here are a few known ones.  The skull soldier showing that war means death (not career advancement) always has a well taken care of plant just below it, making the tableau complete.  Mad Marx, who I posted last year, seems to have acquired some friends (or did…