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Fresh Shops: johnmurphy

Jun 19, 2008

by Christine Domanic

I had the pleasure of meeting John Murphy at the Brooklyn Flea, a flea market that takes place every Sunday in Ft. Greene, Brooklyn, where he was selling his photography in the most colorful of frames.  I immediately recognized his work, as I had been eyeing it on Etsy for weeks before our run in. 

There was quite a buzz around his booth at the flea market, and when I checked out his Etsy shop later that week I was astounded to find that he had not yet had one sale. 

I have set a goal for myself that once I get my apartment shaped up into a clean, organized living space rather than the messy, cluttered work studio it has become, I am going to treat myself to a colorful work of art by the very talented JohnMurphy.

I don’t quite know what has gotten into me lately, but it feels strange to admit that I’m in love with his work, and it doesn’t even have a moustache! Shocking!

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8 comments

  • HandMeDowns

    HandMeDowns said 9 years ago

    yay, John! Glad to see him on etsy! I saw his work at Philagraphika's POST last year! Love it!

  • boygirlparty

    boygirlparty said 9 years ago

    i wonder if mr. john murphy knows mrs. john murphy aka kim deal

  • AnnWilkinson

    AnnWilkinson said 9 years ago

    john's work is inspiring. heart.

  • KhaosCatVintage

    KhaosCatVintage said 9 years ago

    WOW!! I really love these. The frames are beautifully matched with the pictures. I need to sell, sell, sell so I can buy, buy, buy those cute pictures.

  • palomasnest

    palomasnest said 9 years ago

    I love how complete the frames make the pieces feel. Bravo! xoxo

  • chetart

    chetart said 9 years ago

    What a great idea. Beautiful photography mixed with a fun presentation!

  • theclayturtle

    theclayturtle said 9 years ago

    Love the frames, gonna think about these for a while........

  • johnmurphy

    johnmurphy said 9 years ago

    Wow thanks y'all! And special thanks to Christine for the spotlight. If you guys are ever at the Brooklyn Flea stop by my booth and say hi!

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