Levan Mindiashvili, whose project investigates gentrification and its effects on architecture and sense of place, describes, “With the mural ‘Ghost’ I want to contribute to a raising awareness in the importance of historical heritage and outline the overwhelming expansion of gentrification and generalization in the contemporary world.”
The work is based on original photograph of 1936 “East Houston Street – N.E. Corner – Second Avenue” by Percy Loomis Sperr © Milstein Division, The New York Public Library.
Author wants to express Special Thanks to Patricio Gonzalez Vivo for his contribution with technical support.
FABLES is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts/ Art Works. This program is also supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in participation with The City Council.