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Stikman in Dupont

Posted in Dupont Circle, Street Art on August 7, 2009 by Kent

If memory serves me, this Stikman is on the west side of Dupont Circle in the crosswalk at P Street.Stikman at P Street west of Dupont Circle

Progress on Park View Murals

Posted in Art by Genre, Park View with tags , , on August 7, 2009 by Kent

I took these shots last Sunday when the main artist, with some help, was working overtime to get the new murals at the Park View Rec Center further along. I’ll post some updates next week. I’m sure there will be a noticeable difference.
Mural at Park View Rec Center
Mural at Park View Rec Center

Sculpture at Judiciary Square

Posted in Judiciary Square, Sculpture with tags , on August 5, 2009 by Kent

I never cease to enjoy the lion sculptures at the police memorial above Judiciary Square. Since I was there the other day, I thought I’d share a few shots.
Lion sculpture
Lion cubs sculpture

Trompe-l’œil in Alley Next to Logan Hardware

Posted in Street Art with tags on August 5, 2009 by Kent

Alley street art
I thought this trompe-l’œil was well executed. Its huge. I took it a few weeks back … so hopefully its still there. I know that alley changes a lot. More details below.
Alley street art
Alley street art

People Before Profit

Posted in Park View, Street Art with tags , , on August 3, 2009 by Kent

People before ProfitI found this near 3224 Georgia Avenue.

Emergency Call Boxes as Art

Posted in Paintings, Sculpture with tags on August 3, 2009 by Kent

Capitol Hill Police Call BoxThe Sunday Post had a good article the emergency call boxes that have been slowly turning into art since 2002. According to the article,

… the Art on Call project, created by Cultural Tourism D.C., has turned 122 of the 1860s-era fire and police call boxes into public pedestals for local art and quirky history markers. More are coming this summer, even as the project, funded by the city’s Commission on the Arts and Humanities, is losing its original leadership, far short of the more than a thousand call boxes that still dot city streets.

You can read the entire article here>>

Murals at Park View Rec Center Progressing

Posted in Paintings, Park View with tags , , on July 31, 2009 by Kent

While still in the very early stages, I wanted to show that the murals at the Park View Rec Center are under way. The murals are being created by Park View youth in partnership with the Latin American Youth Center. You can read more about the murals from my earlier post.Park View Rec Center MuralsMurals at Park View Rec Center