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    Default Re: Too bad they don't paint murals on the walls anymore

    There is sex, but not on walls and posters

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    Default Re: Too bad they don't paint murals on the walls anymore

    Quote Originally Posted by Brilliant Bill View Post
    Cattle rustling in Runnemede, NJ. This building is now vacant, but for many years (70?) was a deli/cold cuts/hoagie shop. So the disappearing livestock seems thematic.

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    Where is this? On 130?

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    Default Re: Too bad they don't paint murals on the walls anymore

    Quote Originally Posted by Igraine View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Brilliant Bill View Post
    Cattle rustling in Runnemede, NJ. This building is now vacant, but for many years (70?) was a deli/cold cuts/hoagie shop. So the disappearing livestock seems thematic.

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    Clements Bridge Rd (SR-41)

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    Default Re: Too bad they don't paint murals on the walls anymore

    This is a mural painted on an abandoned building next to our state university:

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    Default Re: Too bad they don't paint murals on the walls anymore

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    In western Pennsylvania, there was a painter who maintained many Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco signs on barns, years after the tobacco was no longer sold.

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    Apparently they started in Washington DC, but business was too slow.

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    Default Re: Too bad they don't paint murals on the walls anymore

    Hahahaha!
    There's a lane in Melbourne covered in great murals/graffiti.

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    Default Re: Too bad they don't paint murals on the walls anymore

    Hello,

    Is there a more famous 'unknown' street artist than Banksy? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banksy
    https://www.artnet.com/artists/banksy/

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    Default Re: Too bad they don't paint murals on the walls anymore

    Quote Originally Posted by carlos.q View Post
    This is a mural painted on an abandoned building next to our state university:

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    Passed by this place just last week. Sadly the mural was gone and the building will now host a charter school.

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    Default Re: Too bad they don't paint murals on the walls anymore

    Batten down. Here comes Bret.

    The fact that murals often have a limited lifespan is part of their character and significance for me. They capture a thought or moment that can be ephemeral.
    Last edited by jar; June 21st, 2023 at 08:26 AM.

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    Hello,

    There was a television programme yesterday that visited Peurto Rico. The host of the show is a very well known (well, in the UK he is) actor, Martin Clunes, who visits different parts of the world. Yesterdays episode, as said, was Peurto Rico, and the US Territory has wall art on every little piece of wall. Amazing. Not graffiti the likes seen on motorway bridges or train track walls, but art that if it were done on canvas would undoubtely sell for thousands. I thought of this thread at the time.

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    Default Re: Too bad they don't paint murals on the walls anymore

    Mural entitled “Electric-City” by London-based street artist Dan Kitchener (DANK). The mural is on the side of a building in Eureka, California, and was done entirely freehand in spray paint in 2017. I took the photo with an iPhone SE in September, 2023. The scene was inspired by the Shinjuki district of Tokyo, Japan. Eureka has quite a few murals, and new ones going up all the time.

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    Default Re: Too bad they don't paint murals on the walls anymore

    An update: Update: https://www.atlasobscura.com/article...-brain-as-food

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