Mural, mural, on the wall
From an homage to Frank Duveneck
to an original C.F. Payne to the spoils of a TED prize, MuralWorks
by ArtWorks brightens more than city walls.
We tour of a few of the finest with Soapbox photographer Scott Beseler.
At the Banks, artist Tim Parsley delivers a fresh take on Duveneck's The Cobbler's Apprentice
, part of the collection of the Taft Museum of Art
. Just north of that on Central Parkway, C.F. Payne's
The Singing Mural is the biggest ArtWorks mural ever, says the non-profit's Sarah Corlett.
This summer, one of the newest elements of MuralWorks disappears just as the final murals debut. The larger-than-life size photographs of ArtWorks teen artists's faces, which have adorned wooden planks surrounding mural scaffolding, acted as part of street artist JR's Inside Out
international art project. JR, who won this year's TED prize
, launched the global art project with his winnings. The Contemporary Arts Center
curated the local Inside Out initiative, providing paper and prints for participants. The arts center will also coordinate local submissions to the international project.