Tristan Eaton. “The American Way”, Long Beach

Tristan Eaton. “The American Way”, Long Beach

Inspired by a 1937 photograph by Margaret Bourke-White depicting a group of African American people lined up for a relief from a support station in front of a billboard that reads “World’s Highest Standard of Living”, The American Way mural highlights the ever present inequality in American culture. It was painted for Pow! Wow! by urban artist Tristan Eaton who skillfully combined an array of images in a spray painted collage.

Tristan’s reworking of this chosen imagery analyzes the American Dreams versus the reality of the American Nightmare.

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Sight Name: Tristan Eaton. “The American Way”
Sight Location: Long Beach, USA (See walking tours in Long Beach)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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