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The Fantastic Observations of Martin Wong
Martin Wong, "Penitentiary Fox" (1988) (click to enlarge)
an old jail cell with two men in the room behind bars, and another man sitting at his desk
Martin Wong and Aaron Gilbert: 1981 – 2021 at P·P·O·W Gallery, NYC (Video)
an image of a billiard ball in flames
Martin Wong's Lasting Legacy at KW Institute for Contemporary Art
a large pile of wooden chairs sitting on the side of a building next to a street
Doris Salcedo | Untitled
Jetsonorama Street Art, Art, Graffiti, Canon, Google Chat, Blog Post
Jetsonorama
a small shelter with a painting on it in the middle of an open field under a blue sky
The Painted Desert, Part II
Overunder for Jetsonorama - project The painted desert
a mural on the side of a building depicting two men riding horses and one woman standing next to them
 #TBT 2009 by Jetsonorama + YOTE on the Navajo Reservation, Arizona (LP)
two people standing on the roof of a building with a large piece of artwork painted on it
Photo du Jour: Astounding Artwork on Abandoned Buildings in Navajo Nation
For the people living on the Navajo reservation, the artwork of Dr. Chip Thomas serves as a reminder of the beauty and fortitude that remains at the core of the community. Photograph by Tom Fowlks
a man standing in front of a wall with two pictures on it and one is wearing a cowboy hat
This street artist portrays Navajo life with large scale murals
Chip Thomas, a physician and street artist who has lived on the Navajo Nation for three decades, shares the stories of his indigenous neighbors with large scale murals in cities from Oakland, California, to Phoenix, Arizona. His work under the name Jetsonorama has drawn attention to the impact of uranium mining on the Navajo people. This story was produced by KQED Arts in San Francisco.