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Art and Architecture

  • Art Tile Seawall, Capitola

    Found on Capitola Beach: A seawall of Tile Art

    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...
  • Rainforest mural

    Found in Capitola | 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...
  • Monday Mural | Found in Bend, OR

    Back in the summer, we spent some time in Oregon. While we were in Central Oregon, I came across a couple of murals in Bend – OR. The first piece of art looks like a picture of the Three Sisters and a part of the Deschutes River that flows through...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Found on walls of Stanford Church

    For today’s murals, we go back to Stanford University in California, this time to see the biblical images on the walls of the Stanford Church. Stanford Memorial Church was erected by Jane Lathrop Stanford in memory of her husband Leland Stanford. She wanted it to be open to all...
  • Monday Mural | Found in Stanford

    Here’s a mural I found inside the Stanford University Campus. Do you know the name of this mural or the artist? Or what it means? Linking to Monday Mural If you like murals, you might also like:Mural from Washington  Found in SeattleMurals from Oregon: Found near Mt. Hood Found...
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