We continue our comprehensive coverage of POW! WOW! Hawaii 2016 with the legend from Chicago known as Hebru Brantley. After taking over the streets of his hometown in the last few years, the American artist flew straight to Hawaii and Honolulu where he graced the streets of Kaka’Ako with some of his signature imagery. Painting
Chicago’s Hebru Brantley has had a busy summer and just finished this piece for “Murals In The Market”. In Detroit’s Eastern Market neighborhood, this massive work is 60×28 and on the corner of Adelade and Russell.It features Hebru’s signature Flyboy alongside a background of line art of historic Detroit sights and sonds.Murals in the Market
Hebru thnking big on S Wabash in Chicago prior to opening “Memoirs Of The Minimum Wage” Hebru Brantley’s path in the art world started in his native Chicago tagging walls and marking up trains. He’s since moved onto impressive murals all over the world while exhibiting work in New York, Los Angeles, London, Switzerland, etc.
Just before the opening of his solo exhibition “Memoirs of the Minimum Wage” at Vertical Gallery, Hebru Brantley wrapped up a massive new piece on the sunny streets of Chicago, USA.The American artist spent a few days working on this giant “Flyboy” (symbolizing the desire to soar to new heights) which is one of his
If you’re coming to Chicago to paint on walls, be warned. In 2014 the City of Chicago spent almost 5 million dollars on graffiti removal, and over a dozen crews were out on the streets painting over or washing spray paint off of walls. The fines for graffiti related vandalism doubled, first time offenses start
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