Murals from Around the World

Murals are trending in cities around the world right now.

Mexico got a head start on murals. I’m fond of their modern-day murals which often contain the magic of the old presented in a new way. This mural is on the museum of the giant pyramid in Cholula.Mural on a wall in Cholula, MexicoFrom the 20s to the 50s Mexico publicly funded hundreds of politically-motivated murals. Of course, murals can be used to make political statements both sides of the ‘wall’ (Mural in Portland, Oregon.)Bald Eagle feeding Trump's head to its starving chicks; a wall mural in Portland March 2017Belgium uses murals to show off it many famous artists, especially the ones best known for their cartoon art. Here’s a mural on Brussel’s mural walk that cleverly incorporates the structure of the building beside it into the cartoon to tell a story.Brussels Cartoon Mural on a Building WallA mural on the wall of the Boca Juniors ‘Futbol’ Stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Boca Juniors are one of the favourite teams and they’re mostly playing bandoneons, one of the essential instruments for the Argentinean tango.A mural on the wall of the Boca Juniors 'Futbol' Stadium in Buenos Aires, ArgentinaA mural in Christiania, the counter-culture area of Copenhagen. I like the way the bikes add a three-dimensional quality.
A mural in the counter-culture area of Copenhagen called Christiania. The bikes add another note.Mural on a Dublin wall in Ireland.Mural on a Dublin wall, IrelandMural of picking grapes on the steep terraces along the River Sil. (Spain)mural of picking grapes on the steep terraces along the River SilA modern mural in an old building in Rotterdam, Holland.A wall mural in Rotterdam, HollandIn Agra there was a series of painted murals to help identify the birds of north India.
One of a series of painted mural to help identify the birds of Agra, IndiaMelaka in Malaysia has this giant mural on a building that carries on down the street and around the corner, and tells the history of city.Melaka Murals on Architecturally Innovative Apartment BuildingsMural of First Nations art carved on a gallery in Tofino on Vancouver Island, Canada.
Mural of First Nations art carved on a gallery in Tofino on Vancouver Island, CanadaCee’s challenge for this week was to select something from a photo and I chose ‘mural’.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Week 2 Photo – truck, mural, octopus, whale, blue, etc.

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