Burton Machen is an American conceptual, mixed media artist with a focus on street art and photography. He believes that street art is a powerful form of expression that has the ability to influence our thoughts and attitudes, often without our knowledge. Most of his "Urban Evolution" series originates in New York, which remains Burton's sentimental first love. From Urban Evolution came "Portraits Project" where Burton invites the world in by posting portraits in cities around the world and observes the reactions that they incite. He documents the evolution, which includes other street artists, taggers, time, weather, passersby, etc., until he has a FINAL image.
from New York, NY
A reflection on the passage of time and the effect we have on the world.