Famed Graffiti Artist Futura: “Wynwood is Miami’s Brooklyn”

Back in 2009, world-renowned graffiti artists were asked to come to the Magic City and paint one of Wynwood’s empty walls. Futura was one of those people.

Last week, standing back in front of his work three years later, he was surprised by how far one of Miami’s most vibrant neighborhoods has grown.

“Every time I come, I cant believe how much everything has progressed,” he told Niteside at Wynwood Kitchen and Bar. “I never thought it would be where it is today in only three years. Not only do you have Art Basel, that will get people here, but so much comes from that. You have galleries, boutiques, shops. It’s evolving and that’s exciting. “

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