Painted Cities

In the town that I live in and other cities and towns around the world there is beautiful art painted on buildings, cows, bulls, guitars, blue jeans, goats, bears and other objects. Today I want to share a few of these fine works of art in my town of Durham, North Carolina. So when you visit any city, be sure to have your eyes open and camera ready to take photos of these wonderful works of art, by some incredible artist! Enjoy the view!

Two Way Bridges – Puentes de Doble Via

Torero’s Mexican Restaurant
800 W. Main Street, Durham, NC
Corner of Duke and Main Street Downtown Durham
Artist from Durham: Cornelio Campos, Miguel Rojas-Sotel assisted by Duke Art Students
Artist from the Dominican Republic: Hector Blanco, Ezequiel Soto, Antony Vazquez, and Junior Gonzalez-Almonte

Ninth Street Bakery

Ninth Street Bakery
136 East Chapel Hill Street
Durham, NC
At Five Points Downtown Durham
Artist: Scott Nurkin, The Mural Shop

Flame, Fire, Forge

Vega Metals
214 Hunt Street
Durham, NC
Downtown, around the corner from the Farmers Market and the YMCA
Artist: Emily Weinstein

The Durham Civil Rights Mural

The Durham Civil Rights History Project
The Durham Arts Council
120 Morris Street
Durham, NC
Artist: Brenda Miller Holmes and 30 community members

Angel of Spring

Ninth Street Flowers – Ninth Street Dance
700 Ninth Street
Durham, NC
Corner of Ninth Street and Perry Street
Artist: Michael Brown

The Blue Note Grill

The Blue Note Grill
709 Washington Street
Durham, NC
Downtown Durham Corner of Washington and W. Geer Street
Artist: Cameron Kramer

Take some time out and share what city you have seen some of the best art on buildings or city street objects. Thank you for telling me, I can’t wait to hear what you share!

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