Photos: New Haven Graffiti

Matthew Fortin

Photos by Matthew Fortin

New Haven is an enigma of a city. One block, you can pass a series of upscale coffee shops populated by lavishly-outfitted Ivy Leaguers. The next, a sequence of boarded store fronts decorated with empty bottles. It just so happens that some of the best artwork is not to be found in the finest museums proprieted by Yale, but the seemingly neglected streets of a storious city. We tried our best to capture the spirit of what seems to be a forgotten part of town through its rawest of art forms: graffiti.

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