Graffiti on the airplane graveyard
• Graffiti on the airplane graveyard
"Boneyard Project" - a unique event, bringing together the art of graffiti and American warplanes. Maecenas Eric Firestone had the idea to decorate the graffiti decommissioned military aircraft, which are located at the famous cemetery Boneyard airplane in the Arizona desert.
More than 30 city's best graffiti artists of the world working on the transformation of five decommissioned aircraft.
In the photo: Douglas DC-3, a composition called "warning shot" created graffiti artist under the nickname "Retna".
Aircraft transformed by efforts of graffiti artists can be seen at the exhibition center museum aeronautics Pima Air and Space Museum in Tkusone. The exhibition will last until mid-May. The photo - aircraft Lockheed Jetstar track called "Tigers", created by artist Andrew Schultz graffiti.
The first part of Project Boneyard called 'Nose Job', appeared in the summer 2011. The artists were asked to paint the noses of military aircraft. Eric says: "The second part of the project includes five aircraft, painted by leading artists, graffiti artists of the world."
Jason Vavra, who acted as a photographer at Boneyard project, says: "The creation of each work took different amounts of time; Some have been created in just three days., on the other had to work for weeks, and take breaks. On some aircraft I worked one artist, painted several others who worked on the team. " In the photo: Andrew Schultz paints aircraft Lockheed Jetstar, decorating his composition "Tigers".
"This project for me - a great event," says Jason. "Just imagine, graffiti artists who painted decommissioned military aircraft! This has never happened before! I have witnessed how conceived this project and how it is implemented, and I can assure you that nothing like this will not be created in the near future. It's incredible! In words, it does not tell me such a miracle must be seen with my own eyes, and the sooner, the better, because it is another chance to witness such be presented not soon "on the photos: Douglas DC-3, a composition called"! Phoenix Metal " created by graffiti artists 'HOW & NOSM'.
A total of "airplane graveyard" Boneyard is over four thousand aircraft. In the photo: an image of "airplane graveyard" Boneyard, obtained with the help of Google Earth
Plane Beechcraft C-45, a track called "Naughty Angel" created by graffiti artist-the nickname "Faile".
The nose of the aircraft Douglas DC-3, a composition called 'Jerky Jermal', created by the artist, graffiti artist under the name 'Bast'.
Douglas DC-3, a composition called "warning shot" created graffiti artist under the nickname "Retna".
Work untitled created-graffiti artist under the name 'Saner'.
Douglas DC-3, the composition named "Phoenix Metal" created by graffiti artists 'HOW & NOSM'.
Douglas DC-3, a composition called "warning shot" created graffiti artist under the name "RETNA".
Andrew Schultz is working on the song "Tigers", the aircraft Lockheed Jetstar.