Tag: Franco Gaskin

Help Preserve Colorful Murals On Security Gates

Steps are being taken to preserve the work of local artist Franco Gaskin, whose best-known work appears on security gates in Harlem. Franco Gaskin (aka “Franco the Great”) painted hundreds of murals on roll down security gates. ¬†He started in

Vanishing Treasures: Restoring Harlem’s Murals

Harlem is home to many amazing murals like the one pictured here. ¬†Efforts are underway to ensure the murals are preserved even as neighborhoods change. For example, a group has begun an effort to restore some of East Harlem’s murals