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Afghan Art Activist Omaid Sharifi Defiant As Taliban Erase Kabul Murals

Afghan activist Omaid Sharifi's collective created more than 2,200 murals across Afghanistan.Seoul: Afghan activist Omaid Sharifi's art collective spent seven years transforming stretches of Kabul's labyrinthine concrete blast walls with colourful murals -- then the Taliban marched in.Within weeks of the Islamists taking the capital, many of the street art pieces have been painted over, replaced by drab propaganda slogans as the Taliban reimpose ...

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Charlotte artists goes from doodling to painting murals

CHARLOTTE, Mich. — In just five years, Michelle Henry turned her doodling hobby into a part-time job painting murals.Henry got into doodling back in 2016 because she had a lot of downtime due to a divorce. The Charlotte native would draw and paint for family and friends. It eventually evolved into selling her work at craft shows. But in the last two years, Henry ...

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Our Towns Brings A Series of New Murals To Basildon – StreetArtNews

BasildON Creative People & Place initiative recently teamed up with ReFRAMED Productions and the two realized Our Towns, an innovative street art initiative that brought a number of large-scale murals to the streets of Basil-don town center in the past few months. With the initiative’s focus on putting the local community at the heart of driving and delivering diverse and engaging projects, this original ...

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Local artist paints Rusty Nail murals | News, Sports, Jobs

Peter Allen stands among the mountains he’s painted on the outside walls of the Rusty Nail in Saranac Lake. (Provided photo — Skip Murray)SARANAC LAKE — The Rusty Nail has been transformed, inside and out, by the brush of local artist Peter Allen. Over the course of the pandemic, Allen has covered the walls of the bar on the corner of Broadway and Bloomingdale ...

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Banksy May Have Just Gone on an Art-Making Spree, With Murals and Installations Popping Up Across Five English Coast Towns

Stenciled paintings bearing the trademarks of Banksy have appeared in nearly a half dozen English coastal towns, with potential new works by the street-art legend popping up in Lowestoft, Gorleston, Oulton Broad, Cromer, and Great Yarmouth. “Banksy has clearly been enjoying an East Anglian staycation: these are very sophisticated stencils showing an artist at the top of his game,” Paul Gough, principal and vice chancellor of ...

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Student art murals shine as points of light | News

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — There are thousands of stars living in Schuylkill County bringing light in many ways. On Saturday, there were plenty of examples of that artistic light being exhibited in murals at the Walk In Art Center.The center hosted its “783 Points of Light” murals reveal reception in Schuylkill Haven. The general public, state and county officials, school teachers and administrators were invited ...

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New Murals by David de la Mano in Paris, France – StreetArtNews

Street artist David de la Mano have recently worked on two small murals located in the Batignolles area in district 17 of Paris. This project was conceived after his last exhibition “Intemperie” at the Galerie Itinerrance. He was invited by the Paris-based curator Olivier Landes, who also conceived the Rouen Impressionnée festival in 2020.As an alternative to the raise of big scale muralism, the project aims to ...

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