Haley Hodge looks at the same street corner 10 years apart.
As time passes between the two paintings, graffiti writing is abated, buildings are torn down, new ones are built and murals populate new walls. Yet a lampost, a hotel, a tree, remain untouched by the passage of time. As time passes how does a neighborhood preserve its character? How does its form remold and reshape? How might street art reflect these changes?
Remolding 415 Valencia, 2020. Oil on canvas. 36x48 in. each (diptych)