No longer content to claim the dumpster and the electric pole, Tier has now claimed one of our dead end signs* and, more exciting for the rest of Nashville, he’s claimed the side of the wall that runs between us and I-440 on the I-440 side. So, the next time you’re between 40 and the Murphy Road exit, look to the west and see the handy work of our neighborhood graffiti artist.
I’ve been on the look-out for him myself, just because I’m curious, but I haven’t seen any suspicious activity.
Oh, yes, anyway, I was going to review the expansion.
I give it a three out of five possible stars. I’m excited to discover that he’s not actually the world’s least ambitious tagger, but I’m sad he’s only using black spray paint. There are a world of spray paint color choices out there and it seems like a nice brick red might go well with the earth tones of our neighborhood. Or maybe a deep blue. Heck, I don’t know. But color is a good way to catch the eye, and if you’re going to go to the trouble of getting out onto the 440 side of the wall, you want to make sure your work stands out.
*Nashville, can we talk about the dead end signs on our street? There are three of them. There’s one right at the corner of our street and Acklen Park, there’s another one at the last side street and a third farther down the hill. So, what the fuck? Why do you come flying down our dead end at 30 miles an hour and then look all shocked and sheepish when you have to turn around? Did you think those three signs were lying? I’m about to petition the City for a “No, really, guys” sign to put up right before the last Dead End sign.
They are beautiful! Wish I could be there.