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Modern Life Is Rubbish, graffiti spray painted on the side of an abandoned industrial building in Fort Wayne, Indiana.


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Modern Life Is Rubbish

This observation on the state of life in modern America is spray-painted on the side of an abandoned building in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This is one of several industrial buildings on the corner of Leesburg Road and Lansing Avenue, across the street from the University of Saint Francis.

I photographed it in the evening, in the last light of the day as the sun was setting.


Update: I've been informed that "Modern Life Is Rubbish" is the title of an album by the British alternative rock band Blur.




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modern-life-large-unframed 14x21 inch Unframed $500.00
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This is an 11x14 print of The Zipper carnival ride,
matted and framed for a collector in New York who had purchased it.



Framed photograph of a red barn with a basketball hoop


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