Tag Archives: Mural Art

Art Mystery or Art Prank

You don’t have to be a street art sucker like me to be intrigued by the tale of the Cookie Monster “мир, земля, печенье” (“Peace, Land, and Cookies” in Russian) mural that popped up on a commercial building in Peoria, … Continue reading

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Minima Muralia

Those of you who regularly visit this humble blog are all too well aware that I am an enormous fan of street art and basically obsessed with books. So when I stumbled upon the book Minima Muralia, which explores more … Continue reading

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Art and History Are Everywhere In Berlin

Deutsche Bahn, the German national railway network, commissioned artist and illustrator Christoph Niemann to create a pair of forty meter-long tile murals for a pedestrian tunnel at the Berlin Wannsee train station. Working with 10×10 cm tiles, Niemann designed two … Continue reading

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There is a crack in everything

It’s hard to believe that Leonard Cohen has been gone for a year, but this week his hometown of Montreal marked his passing with a wonderful mural portrait in the heart of downtown. Created by LA-based artist El Mac, the … Continue reading

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Small World Big Art

Small World Books is a haven for book, music and art lovers in Rochester, New York. Last month, the secondhand bookshop owner Rocco Pellegrino commissioned this lovely wall mural by peripatetic Italian artist/illustrator/designer Alice Pasquini for his city’s 4th annual Wall\Therapy … Continue reading

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A Love Letter to the City

Here in the Philadelphia area, Stephen Powers’ large-scale murals have been a colorful, entertaining and surprising presence since the 1990s. Although he’s currently based in Brooklyn, Powers has been spreading his personal brand of typographic signage murals around South America, … Continue reading

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Berlin : Cold Paradise ?

Russian-born, Berlin-based mural artist Polina Soloveichik describes her new hometown as a “cold Paradise”, but she’s doing all that she can to warm it up with vibrant, colorful wall art. The slickly produced little video below produced by Lufthansa follows … Continue reading

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