Welcome to “Sur” (South, So.Calif). These photographs are of Chicano “placos” (wall writing) painted mostly in the 1970s by gang members.
Posts Tagged: 1970s
Jerry Hall, Texas Teen
Above, sixteen year old Jerry Hall on a road trip in the early 70s.
East German Youths, 1974
Hang out at the fountain in Alexanderplatz in East Berlin, 1974.
Prince Street Kids, 1978
In Little Italy, on the train to Rockaway, and at Rockaway Beach.
Career Girl Romances
Career Girl Romances was an Australian teen romance comic series produced during the ’60s and ’70s, highlighting the life and times of women who selflessly sacrificed their pursuit of careers in favour of a lifetime of love and happiness.
Wang Yani, Painter Prodigy
Wang Yani, born in China in 1975, is the youngest ever artist to have a solo show at The Smithsonian; she was fourteen.
Punk Girls of Houston, TX
Punk rock deep in the heart of Texas.
The Modern Sound Trio
The Modern Sound Trio was a jazz group composed of all blind high school students.
Evangelist Tzigane Gypsies, France, 1973
Selected photographs by Guy Le Querrec of youths at the International Meeting of Evangelist Tziganes that took place in Brittany, France, 1973.
Black Power, Christchurch
Froggy and Skeleton, club house meeting, Christchurch city.