The Best of Literary Street Art

Appreciation of the written word comes in many forms…

Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut, with a quote from “Slaughterhouse Five”

Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf in London

Dylan Thomas

A bathroom stall tribute to Dylan Thomas

Emily dickinson

From the Emily Dickinson poem of the same name

ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg

Great Gatsby

A tribute to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby”, with a rendering of one of its most famous symbols

Hunter s thompson

Hunter S. Thompson, with a quote from a 1974 article he wrote for Rolling Stone Magazine

Kafka

A colorized Franz Kafka

Rousseau

The opening lines of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s “The Social Contract”

Samuel Beckett in London

A giant Samuel Beckett in London

Godot

A quote from Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot” on a public bathroom wall in Ireland

sartre-small

Jean-Paul Sartre in Paris

Sylvia Plath Oregon

Sylvia Plath in Oregon

Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison in Spain

John Galt

From “Atlas Shrugged” by Ayn Rand

 

Toven's Poe

Edgar Allan Poe, re-imagined as an astronaut in his hometown, Baltimore. By street artist Toven.

salinger

From J.D. Salingers “A Catcher in the Rye”

Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, plus some life advice

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