The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

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Creator

Chico

Title

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Coverage

New York, New York, USA

Description

On a background of green, a picture of poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron is painted; the picture of him comes from his album cover for Pieces of a Man. Over the top of his portrait, white text reads, "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised". Next to his portrait is a lit candle and the words, "R.I.P. Gil Scott-Heron".

Rights

Creator: Chico (@chicolesnyc)
Photographer: Robin Tzannes

Publisher

Urban Art Mapping Research Project

Date

Contributor

ESW

Identifier

UAM-GF_1976

Original Format

Mural

Geolocation

Comments

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