Listen To “Franco The Great” On The Danny Tisdale Show (podcast)

Franco-5.15.15_web_ready_photo_by_peter_cooper_3 (1)Today Danny talks to “Franco The Great” on The Danny Tisdale Show. Danny talks to world-renowned Panamanian born Harlem artist Franklin Gaskin, aka “Franco the Great,” “The Picasso of Harlem” who has painted hundreds of iron gates in Harlem for over 30 years.

They discuss Gaskin being a musician who painted blind folded, how Dr. Martin Luther King influenced his work, and today painting his first gate in five years (see photo above) and the future plans for his gates in Harlem.

Listen to the show recorded live on May, 23 2015 here >>>

Photograph by Peter Cooper.

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