“Exiles from history…” Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC

The Invisible City (Miriam and Laura) The basis of this work was built upon the uniting cultures of the city of New York and specifically Elmhurst, Queens. Pete Hamill the author of The Invisible City wrote a collection of personal short stories about the people of New York and his book also included intimate sketches … Continue reading “Exiles from history…” Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC

J.D. Salinger, Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC

  The Catcher In The Rye (Stephanie and Anthony) Our Illustration was inspired by Catcher of the Rye by J.D. Salinger. In the book, the narrator articulates a scene where Holden Caulfield says, “he pictures all these little kids playing some game in this big field of rye and he has to catch everybody if … Continue reading J.D. Salinger, Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC

“With Brave Wings We Fly” Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC

Pedro Juan Soto, Spiks  (Dayana y Santiago) For the Elmhurst Literary Mural Project we decided to create the image that would be based on Pedro Juan Soto’s book ‘Spiks’, yet would be understandable and relative to all the people in the city. The book that our mural is based on is filled with numerous stories … Continue reading “With Brave Wings We Fly” Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC

ELMHURST LITERARY VISUALS MURAL

For Barco de Papel Cultural Center, art and culture constitute two of the fundamental pillars for the development of our community. For this reason, we invite our community to enjoy the "Elmhurst Literary Visual Mural" project that is displayed along Broadway Avenue between Cornish and Whitney Avenue, a block away from Elmhurst Avenue subway station … Continue reading ELMHURST LITERARY VISUALS MURAL