Results tagged with 'Public Art'
Published Oct. 14, 2016
Artist George Gist slopped paint onto his brush and stroked it across the Wisconsin Black Historical Society's brick building at 2620 W. Center St., replacing the building's mural with a new one, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published Sept. 21, 2016
This weekend, after months of preparation and a seven-day installation process, Black Cat Alley officially opened to the public. One of the murals, a larger-than-life painting of an African-American man wearing an orange prison suit, has inspired passionate critique on social media.
Published Aug. 15, 2016
After a group of residents participated in several artist-led brainstorming workshops with local residents, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports a new mural is on the wall of Supermercado El Rey, at 1320 W. Burnham St.
Published Aug. 10, 2016
Recently, Chacho Lopez and a crew of seven artists painted a 65-foot mural on the side of La Michoacana, 717 S. 2nd St. The mural's vibrancy reflects the neighborhood culture. The Spanish language is an important nod to the past and present Latino presence.
Published July 14, 2016
European graffiti and street artist MTO is known for portraits of American music, movies and pop icons. He is bringing his grayscale paints to Milwaukee to help raise funds for The Black Cat Alley via a massive mural on the Oriental Theatre.
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