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A man behind wire sculptures seeks to leave his mark on the city he loves


The man behind the wire sculptures hanging from traffic lights in the city of Baltimore wants to leave his mark on the city he loves. From characters like SpongeBob SquarePants and Bart Simpson to positive messages, it’s hard to miss the sculptures on Washington Boulevard and elsewhere in the city. .The artist behind them, who goes by the name “REED bmore”, said he wants people to recognize his art, but he doesn’t want people to recognize his face. “I just want people to connect more with art instead of seeing me as a person,” REED bmore said. REED bmore said he dreamed of creating art when he was 6 years old. He began hanging his wire sculptures around town in 2014 as a way to connect with people during a dark time in his life.Making the decision to make public art was more than a cry for understand where my placement in life is and try to find a connection,” REED said bmore. He admitted he never got permission from the city to hang the sculptures, but said he does it to make people smile – and several of his sculptures have hung for years. “The reaction I would like to elicit is something positive,” REED said bmore. “When I gravitate around pop culture and characters that way it’s more just about trying to make that leap by logging in from one person to another.” sculptures. But REED bmore hopes people will see his art in person, hanging on the streets of Baltimore, and put a smile on their face.

The man behind the wire sculptures hanging from the wires of traffic lights in the city of Baltimore wants to leave his mark on the city he loves.

From characters like SpongeBob SquarePants and Bart Simpson to positive messages, it’s hard to miss the sculptures on Washington Boulevard and elsewhere in the city.

The artist behind them, who goes by the name “REED bmore,” said he wanted people to recognize his art, but he didn’t want people to recognize his face.

“I just want people to connect more with art instead of seeing me as a person,” REED said bmore.

REED bmore said he dreamed of creating art when he was 6 years old. He started hanging his wire sculptures around the city in 2014 to connect with people during a dark time in his life.

“I just didn’t feel like I had the connection with the people in the community, isolating myself. So setting that up and making the decision to do public art was more than a cry to figure out where lies my placement in life and trying to find a connection,” REED said bmore.

He admitted he never got permission from the city to hang the sculptures, but said he did it to make people smile – and several of his sculptures have been hanging for years.

“The reaction I would like to elicit is something positive,” REED said bmore. “When I gravitate around pop culture and characters like that, it’s more just about trying to make that leap of connecting from person to person.”

REED bmore has connected with a number of people with over 14,000 followers on Instagram showing photos of his wire sculptures. But REED bmore hopes people will see his art in person, hanging on the streets of Baltimore, and put a smile on their face.



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