A balcony with a Venetian View

A few years back, there was a time when we needed to break from the daily grind and we made a quick weekend trip to the Central Coast of California. It was one of those trips we made without any homework whatsoever. It was meant to be a holiday for … Read>>

Found: Capitola mural in Capitola

Capitola Mural by Luke Lamar

Capitola in California’s Central Coast– in Santa Cruz county to be exact — has a lot of street art all over town. Having shown you some art on a doorway, a rain forest mural and the tiled seawall, it is time to bring to you you a two-storied mural of … Read>>

Found on Capitola Beach: A seawall of Tile Art

Art Tile Seawall, Capitola

This week for Monday Mural, I’m taking you back to Capitola to show you some art-on-ceramic-tiles along a seawall in this seaside village on California’s Central Coast. This tile art — I hear — went up in 2008 and it was a community project. Today, that seawall is a collage … Read>>

Found in Capitola | Rainforest Mural

Rainforest mural

This week for Monday Mural,  I’m taking you back to Capitola, CA. And this time, what I have to show you in this coastal town is a rainforest mural. It is picture or a rich green vegetation with some colourful birds and colourful flowers too. I found this rainforest mural … Read>>

Door art : Found in Capitola

Capitola Village in California’s Santa Cruz County offers sweeping views of the Monterey Bay and shows you colourful buildings that you’ll never get tired of photographing. A walk through the village is always such a delight. I’ve been to Capitola a couple of times and can swear it is a … Read>>

MondayMural: Found on utility boxes

Utility box mural

Utility Box Artwork: For this week’s Monday Mural, I have a couple utility box artwork from the roadsides of Livermore and San Luis Obispo. Both are drive-by shots. The first (pic above) is a piece of public art found on Holmes Street in Livermore, California. I just learnt that the … Read>>

Found in Lepakshi | Ancient Indian murals

Lepakshi mural

A little over a 100 kilometers away from Bengaluru (earlier Bangalore) is a small temple town called Lepakshi. Geographically in Andhra Pradesh’s Ananthapura District, Lepakshi has now become famous for its Veerabhadra Temple. And this temple is quite an exhibition of sculptured pillars and ancient Indian murals. Veerabhadra Temple’s murals … Read>>

Monday Mural| Hollywood Boulevard

Hollywood Boulevard mural

This week, Tipsy from the TRIP returns to Monday Mural with the picture of an enormous piece of art from the ‘little Hollywood’ in Disney’s California Adventure Park in Anaheim, California. Let’s call it the Hollywood Boulevard mural, for now. I found this mural when I was on Hollywood Boulevard — … Read>>

Found in ‘The Silicon Valley of India’

Last week I showed you some murals from ‘The Capital of Silicon Valley’ — San Jose, CA. This week I take you to ‘India’s tech capital’ or  ‘The Silicon Valley of India’ — Bangalore or Bengaluru — to show you some HAL murals. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is a company … Read>>