Harlem Legend “Franco The Great” Talks Art And More On The Danny Tisdale Show (Audio)

Listen to Harlem’s “Franco the Great” Gaskin, as he talks about his journey from Panama to Harlem, his incredible street murals, and more with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show. Continue Reading →

Legendary Harlem Muralist “Franco The Great” Celebrated Gate Art Works New Home At East River Plaza

The Blumenfeld Development Group LTD (BDG) and Brookfield Properties, on behalf of East River Plaza, in partnership with Save the Gates of Harlem celebrated Franco “Franco the Great” Gaskin. Continue Reading →

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. Continue Reading →

“Franco The Great,” Paints New Gate In Harlem

FrancoTheGreat_2015_Photo_by_Peter_CooperWorld-renowned artist Franklin Gaskin, aka “Franco the Great” is painting a gate on 125th Street, his first in over five years. The gate is located at 248 W 125th Street, across from the Apollo Theatre.   Continue Reading →

The Art Of The Great Franco Gaskin, The “Picasso Of Harlem”

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Franco Gaskin, known in Harlem and around the world as “Franco The Great” and “The Picasso of Harlem,” first moved to Harlem in 1958 from Panama. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Franklin Gaskin (Franco the Great), 1928-

franlkin gaskinFranco the Great (born Franklin Gaskin in Panama 1928, also the Harlem Picasso) is a street artist in Harlem, New York. He earned his notoriety by painting storefront security gates in West Harlem. Continue Reading →

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