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Art and Architecture

  • Monday Mural | Found in Seattle

    Seattle Mural Going further up north, we find ourselves in the city of Seattle, today. I stumbled upon this mural inside a multi-level parking or was it a basement parking, I forget. This place was between Pikes Place Market and Seattle Waterfront, that, I’m sure. Did you notice the...
  • Monday Mural | Found on Astoria Column

    Last week on Monday Mural, I showed you some murals from the seaside town of Astoria.  Let me tell you that there’s more to see, here. So today I’ll show you what you can rightly call some ‘must-see art’ here in this city-by-the-Columbia-River-and-the-Pacific-Ocean. It was in this coastal town...
  • Monday Mural | Found in Astoria

    Today we go further north — from Portland to Astoria in Oregon. I found these murals in the seaside town of Astoria in (northwestern) Oregon. Astoria, which lies at the intersection of the Pacific Ocean and the Columbia river has many stories to tell: of Native Americans, shipwrecks and trade. Now lets...
  • Belur’s beautiful bracket belles

    Chennakesava Temple in Belur is known for its friezes, its pillars and stone lattices. Even the star-shaped platform on which it stands, a feature of its style of architecture. People who have visited there will tell you that between those sculpted pillars and decorative eaves are some beautiful stone ladies...
  • MondayMural | Found in Portland

    I found this Old Town mural in Portland Oregon in the year 2013.  This impressive mural seems to portray nightlife and it looks like it is four-stories tall. Do you happen to know more about this mural? Or the artist (s) of this work of art? Linking to Monday...
  • Monday Mural| Found near the Cascade Range

    Ronald McDonald in a mural is not something you might not have seen. However, I had to take a picture of this one, because I caught what I thought might be Mt. Hood in the background. So maybe I could call this the Ronald McDonald- Mt. Hood mural. Today we...
  • Monday Mural| Found in Fort Bragg

    A Fort Bragg mural for Monday Mural — A drive-by shot of a mural in Fort Bragg, Ca. Fort Bragg is a coastal town in Northern California and is known for its sea glass beaches.   Linking to Monday Mural You may also like — Murals from California:  ...
  • Monday Mural | Found in Napa

    Today, we leave the (SF)Bay Area, behind and go into California’s wine country. This is a mural from Napa — a picture of the Napa River. I found Napa river mural in Downtown Napa, on a walk to the waterfront, some time back. This artwork in is — I...
  • A sculptural banquet in Belur; Hoysala style

    Not far from Halebidu — the capital city of the Hoysalas — is a symbol of the dynasty’s victory over the Cholas in the battle of Talakkad in 1116AD. This mark of victory seems to have turned out to be quite a sculptural extravaganza called the Chennakesava temple and...
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