I do love to see murals. They are soooo much better than the bare walls. Most of ours are graffiti free. Your 'grafitti artists' are obviously more determined than ours.Mind you I still laugh thinking about a politician (who I loathed) spending quite a lot of time scrubbing off ugly graffiti and going on air to say what an excellent citizen he was, only to find that he had scrubbed off a commissioned piece of art.
EC, we have old canvas is I suppose why we have lots of murals. You don't really see them in newer areas. I missed that one about the politician cleaning up graffiti.
I only wish our community would have more art.
Dora, it takes edgy young people around to make public art like this.
Haven't got off the train at Richmond.....ever...that I can remember.The cover the concrete well and there'll be a message there somewhere.
Cathy, I thought everyone would have used Richmond Station at some time. If there is a message there, I don't have a clue what it is.
Ok Lee. I am a little surprised.
Why are you surprised, Andrew? I'm surprised you are surprised at my comment. You obviously know little about me and how I feel about a variety of things in this life and world.
Most graffiti artists should avoid human faces, and bodies. They are usually untrained amateurs, and they simply get it all wrong. This is a classic case.
Cro, while I agree with you about faces etc, I like to keep those who graffiti and those who paint murals very separate in my mind.
They certainly cheer up an otherwise generic space Andrew 😉
Grace, it would be a pretty boring wall otherwise.
Those are lovely and there's quite a bit to look at in them, so you could visit several times before seeing all the detail.
River, typical of me. I haven't really studied them closely.
Interesting to see what they are about. It is a shame someone or people came along and put their mark on the mural.
It is a shame Margaret. No honour among thieves.
Certainly brightens up what would otherwise be a pain concrete wall.
My thoughts too Travel.
I really like those murals. I wish we had some in our town, sure would make things brighter in this constant dreary rain we are getting.
Strayer, yes, finer weather might stimulate more public art.
I love the details on these murals. Labours of love.XOWWW
WWW, I feel bad now about not looking at them more closely.
This type of mural I like. It's better than seeing just plain wood.
It certainly is Gigi.
You have so, so many murals there - do you think you'll ever run out of choices to post? It's amazing to me as plain concrete walls are the norm here.
Jenny, I will have barely touched the walls of murals here by the time Highriser is no more.
Wow - that's quite amazing.