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  • Utility box mural

    MondayMural: Found on utility boxes

    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...
  • Lepakshi mural

    Found in Lepakshi | Ancient Indian murals

    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...
  • Hollywood Boulevard mural

    Monday Mural| Hollywood Boulevard

    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...
  • 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...
  • Found in the Capital of Silicon Valley

    Reflection by  Stefania Gueorguieva I found these pieces of public art during a walk through San Jose’s Plaza de Cesar Chavez in June last year. The first two paintings in this post were on utility boxes in the park. These works of art are part of a project called...
  • MondayMural | Found at Pismo Beach

    During my trip to Pismo Beach in the summer, I found some public artwork there. These Pismo Beach murals seem to echo the seaside vibes that a coastal town is known for. Come, see dolphins, surfers and all on the walls here.  Pismo Beach lies in San Luis Obispo County...
  • MondayMural | Found on Big Island, Hawaii

    Murals from Hawaii These are some murals that were found at the visitor center at Pu’uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park in Big Island, Hawaii. These ceramic murals take us back to ancient Hawaii, bits and parts of Polynesian history and showcase the flora you see on the archipelago....
  • Solvang: A Danish Fairytale

    Solvang is one of those places that made me feel like I was in the middle of a fairy tale. To say, ‘in the middle of a Hans Christian Andersen story’ would be just the perfect way to put it. Picture this setting: Me (and the kids and the...
  • Monday Mural| Found in Honolulu

    A mural saying ‘Aloha at the Honolulu Airport, Oahu. The Aloha Mural Aloha! That’s how you greet each other in Hawaii. To see ‘Aloha’ painted on a wall at the airport where we made our entry into the island state, made it such a ‘welcoming’ sight. Later we would...
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