A Brooklyn artist is bringing street art down to a first-grade reading level

Posted On Wed, April 19, 2017 By

Posted On Wed, April 19, 2017 By In From Our Partners

He’s going to spell it out for you: art feeds young minds.

Pierre Francillon has a dream to fill the outer walls of Prospect Lefferts Gardens with building-sized flashcards to catch the eyes of the area’s fastest growing population: kids under 10. And with the help of a team of emerging and established artists, he hopes to have all 26 letters of the alphabet, each linked to a landmark or idea associated with the surroundings, glinting in the sunlight by mid-summer.

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