Project Boneyard – a unique event, bringing together the art of graffiti and American warplanes. Maecenas Eric Firestone had the idea to decorate decommissioned military aircraft with graffiti, which are located on the famous Boneyard airplane graveyard in the desert of Arizona. More than 30 of the best urban graffiti artists worked on the transformation of the world five decommissioned aircraft….
1. In the photo: Douglas DC-3 a composition called “warning shot” created graffiti by the artist RETNA.
2. Planes and the efforts of artists in graffiti can be seen in the exhibition center of the museum of aeronautics Pima Air and Space Museum in Tkusone. Exhibition will last until mid-May. The photo – Lockheed Jetstar plane composition called “Tigers”graffiti created by the artist Andrew Schultz.
3. The first part of the project Boneyard called ‘Nose Job’, appeared in the summer of 2011. The artists were invited to paint the noses of military aircraft. Eric says: “The second part of the project includes five aircraft, painted by leading artists of graffiti world.”
4. Jason Vavra photographer, who spoke on the project Boneyard says: “The establishment of each work took a different amount of time and some were created in just three days. On the other hand we need to work for weeks and take breaks. Some aircraft done by one artist, others are painted by several who worked in the team. ” In pictures: Andrew Schultz paints aircraft and Lockheed Jetstar decorating his composition “Tigers.”
5. “This project is a great event for me, Jason said. “Just imagine graffiti artists who painted decommissioned military aircraft! This has never happened! I was a witness, how the project was conceived and how it is implemented, I can assure you that nothing like that will be created soon. It’s just incredible!we can`t express in words. “In the photo: Douglas DC-3 a composition called” Phoenix Metal ” created by graffiti artists ‘HOW & NOSM’.