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It is a humanity shame!

A graffiti drawn by famous French photographer and street artist JR covered by gray last month. Some citizens blame Fatih municipality for the action. The municipality says they will make an explanation in a few days.

The destroyed graffiti was belonged to the project ‘The Wrinkles of the City’. It was a series of paintings in the Balat and Tarlabasi districts.

‘The Wrinkles of the City’ project covers Los Angeles, Cartagena, Havana, Shanghai, Berlin and Istanbul.

Graffiti by JR

Photo from bgnnews.com

And now it looks as follows:

graffiti painted over with gray

Photo from bgnnews.com

“Istanbul is now the only city that has intentionally destroyed any of JR’s work” says bgnnews.com.

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Wall Picture in Kadikoy

graffiti rasimpaşa mahallesi

from Rasimpasa Karakolhane Street

The building is on the Rasim Pasa district, Karakol street. It is very close to the Marmaray subway, Ayrilik Cesmesi (Falling Apart Fountain) station.

Photo by: Ahmet Aksoy (Nikon DX)