Category Archives: art history

“Ghost” sign Advertising in West Baltimore


I took a few moments today to drive around West Baltimore after I picked up a Vitamin C Blast Smoothie from my friend Andre’s excellent juice stall in the Avenue Market on Pennsylvania Avenue in Upton. It’s called Just Juice … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s Barclay Street Beauty


For the first time in a quite a while, I had the opportunity to just relax on an actual day off.  While running errands and trying to track down a small piece of architecture that is supposedly a standing remnant … Continue reading

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Beautiful, Old, Interesting Baltimore. 1900 to Today


I have always loved faded, painted advertising on buildings.  Maybe that’s why I enjoy public art so much as it acts as a use for a wall that was simply being a wall until the artists’ hand had its’ way … Continue reading

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Graffiti or Business Sign-You Make the Call!


I drive past the intersection of 25th Street and Greenmount Avenue all the time, but I hadn’t noticed this interesting bit of public art until just a couple of days ago. The only word that makes any sense is ‘Metro’ … Continue reading

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Baltimore Boy Likes it Bazaar(yes i know the proper usage is ‘bizarre’)


I ventured to Hampden this past Monday and stumbled across a cool place that I had read about and was hoping to check out. Here’s their business card.Yup, Bazaar Curiosities and Oddities on Chestnut Avenue.  If you liked the now-defunct … Continue reading

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WORSHIP THE ANT WITH A HAND FOR A HEAD!!!!


This is my new favorite piece of urban art.  It lives on a wall at the intersection of N. Patterson Park and North Avenue., You gotta dig this! It looks like a 1950’s Creature Feature; something that might be lampooned … Continue reading

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Mr. Charlie Apparently Loved the Orioles


Over the past couple of weeks I’ve decided to drive home through Northwest Baltimore.  While driving on North Fulton St.(I think) I’ve twice noticed this wall mural on the side of a house and I just think it’s very sweet. … Continue reading

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Art&Heart@Greenmount and 26th Street


In my never ending quest to document the amazing urban art of Baltimore City, I often become frustrated because I have so little time to photograph my finds.  I have to log in my teeny little mind where the art … Continue reading

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I’ve Always Loved This Photo…


of Andy Warhol and Divine.  It just dawned on me that Divine looks a little like Little Edie Beale of Grey Gardens fame.  ZANY!

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A John Waters Christmas – Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric – Station North – Baltimore, MD 21201 – FindLocal Baltimore Sun


A John Waters Christmas – Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric – Station North – Baltimore, MD 21201 – FindLocal Baltimore Sun.

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