Monday, June 01, 2020

Monday Mural

Nothing too great but good to put these murals on the northern side of Richmond Station on the record. Pity about the graffiti scrawls. I don't know the artist and I can't be bothered finding out.





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  1. 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.

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    1. 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.

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  2. I only wish our community would have more art.

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    1. Dora, it takes edgy young people around to make public art like this.

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  3. 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.

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    1. 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.

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  4. Brilliant work....

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    1. Ok Lee. I am a little surprised.

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    2. 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.

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  5. 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.

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    1. 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.

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  6. They certainly cheer up an otherwise generic space Andrew 😉

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    1. Grace, it would be a pretty boring wall otherwise.

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  7. 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.

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    1. River, typical of me. I haven't really studied them closely.

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  8. Interesting to see what they are about.
    It is a shame someone or people came along and put their mark on the mural.

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    1. It is a shame Margaret. No honour among thieves.

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  9. Certainly brightens up what would otherwise be a pain concrete wall.

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  10. 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.

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    1. Strayer, yes, finer weather might stimulate more public art.

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  11. I love the details on these murals. Labours of love.

    XO
    WWW

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    1. WWW, I feel bad now about not looking at them more closely.

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  12. This type of mural I like. It's better than seeing just plain wood.

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  13. 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.

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    1. Jenny, I will have barely touched the walls of murals here by the time Highriser is no more.

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    2. Wow - that's quite amazing.

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