Balusters. Spindles. Posts. Whatever you wanna call them – it’s all really the same – these are straight from Old Havana, Cuba where Jon Sherman and photographer Boone Speed sought out and soaked up the authentic, intoxicating rhythm of the city for a fresh series that’s in tribute to its treasure chest of spirit and soul. Barandilla boasts the simplistic beauty of a timeworn, turned wood take on an iron gate door discovered on the streets; yet the real charm of this mural is how it’s organically elevated by its historical roots, sense of place and the natural curiosity from the viewer as to what’s going down / has gone down behind the wall. Havana daydreamin’...disfrutar!
“My mojito in the Bodeguita del Medio and my daiquiri in the Floridita.”