Considered the most important collection of Chilean painting, second only to the National Museum of Fine Arts, the Art Gallery of the University of Concepción, holds an impressive mural and about 1800 works of the most prominent Chilean artists.
The station “Universidad de Chile” of the Santiago Subway System encloses a monumental collection of murals depicting scenes from Chile’s ancient and modern history and is considered among the world's most artistic subway stations.
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The 81st Street Station of the NYC Subway contains dozens of glass mosaic murals of living animals in full colour, endangered or extinct land and sea creatures in grey or black, and fossil organisms embedded in the walls at various levels of the station.
There are 40 murals in the town of Chemainus, BC, five of which were painted thirty years ago and still remain crisp and bright thanks largely to the dedicated efforts of artist and photographer Cim MacDonald, curator of the collection.
Chemainus, a small community in British Columbia, has transformed in three decades from a struggling single-industry town into a fascinating tourist destination with dozens of outdoor murals and sculptures showing the history of the North Cowichan Valley.
The city of Valparaiso in Chile, a major seaport in the west coast of South America, is characterized by its unique geography that includes a narrow area near the coast and at least 42 hills spread in a natural amphitheater surrounding the city.
This article, the last in a three-part series, offers insights and more images to illustrate the future and worldwide nature of a unique group of artists who are dedicated to taking art out of the hands of elites and giving it back to people.
This is part three of a series of articles on the wonderful talent of Lyon’s wall artists, and it includes a tribute to Diego Rivera, the Mexican painter whose sumptuous mural paintings have inspired generations of painters all over the world.
Artist Mike Ritch wanted the mural to be eye catching, so that people, walking by or on the M-Oceanview trolley would "take a second look," as they looked out the window. Until the mural, most of the wall space along the narrow corridor had been covered with graffiti for years. "Neighbors like the mural and I hope to do more," he said.
Mural artist Mike Ritch approached building owner Michael Tobriner and was pleased to be able to put up a mural where there has been a constant struggle with graffiti, along the narrow corridor where the M-Oceanview trolley stops at Ocean Ave near Stonestown mall in San Francisco.