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Towards Balance

I continue to be amazed by the spectactular land art created by the French mural artist known as Saype. He recently unveiled unveiled a new artwork in the Swiss Alps, near Villars-sur-Ollon, called “’Vers l’équilibre” (Towards balance) which depicts a … Continue reading

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You’re Not Alone

When I saw this street art mural I was reminded of a comforting quote from the great writer Kurt Vonnegut: Nothing I can say can have any effect, except to say to somebody else, “You’re not alone.” That’s as far … Continue reading

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To be without choice

“Somebody said that we were less than human and not fit for freedom. Somebody said we were like children and could not be trusted to think for ourselves. Somebody owned our flesh, and decided if and when and with whom … Continue reading

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Plaque to the Future

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is rightly proud of its rich history. To mark historic sites and events more than 2,300 blue and gold plaques have been erected around the State. Fittingly, the City of Philadelphia has more than 300 of … Continue reading

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TGIF (Thank God It’s Frida)

 

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Stand With Ukraine

It’s heartening to see the response from street artists around the world who have created amazing murals to support the Ukrainian people in such a short period of time.  

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Life Lingers On Blank Pages

Regular visitors to TBTP know that I am a huge admirer of the Spanish street art collective known as Luz Interruptus. They recently completed this extraordinary installation for the first International Festival of Light at the beautiful Plaza Mayor in … Continue reading

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A New Breath

I continue to be blown away by the magnificent “land art” created by French-Swiss innovator Guillaume Legros (aka Saype). His latest work, “Un Nouveau Souffle” (A New Breath) was completed above the village of Moleson-sur-Gruyeres, Switzerland, not far from Montreux … Continue reading

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Another Reason To Visit Queens

Very few tourists who spend time in New York City bother to visit the Borough of Queens. Those who do are usually in search of the amazing variety of ethnic food on offer. But it would be well worth the … Continue reading

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Flamboyant Gothic Meets Street Art

I love it when historical and modern art forms come together, so of course this amazing project caught my attention. To celebrate the 800th anniversary of the groundbreaking for the Santa Iglesia Catedral Basílica Metropolitana de Santa María de Burgos … Continue reading

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