Posts tagged "Mural"

Controversial Dewey Square Mural Coming Down

Os Gemeos' mural at Dewey Square Park in Boston will be replaced this fall. (Photo from Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy website)

The large, colorful mural located along the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway at Dewey Square Park, which has drawn some controversy since it was created in July 2012, will be coming down this fall.

The 70-by-70-foot mural painted on the air intake structure between Summer and Congress streets has reportedly begun deteriorating and is due to be replaced soon, Greenway Conservancy director Charlie McCabe told Boston Magazine recently.

While no new artist had been selected, McCabe told the magazine he expects to announce what project will replace the mural by August, calling the space “a great and very visible canvas.”

Created by Brazilian twin brothers Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo, known together as Os Gemeos, the mural was designed in coordination with the brothers’ first solo exhibition in the United States, which was on display at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art from Aug. 1 through Nov. 25, 2012.

The colorful mural depicts “a giant, yellow-colored character in brightly mismatched clothes who appears to have squeezed himself in between the towering buildings that surround him,” according to the description posted on the Greenway website. “These yellow-colored characters are an iconic and recurrent feature in Os Gemeos’s work, and are depicted in a wide variety of situations.” read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - June 24, 2013 at 2:36 pm

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Mural Goes Up On Former Herald Building for ‘Ink Block’

Local artist, Cyrille Conan, painted a mural at the site of the future Ink Block development in the South End this past weekend to build buzz around the project and encourage people to “Think Ink.”

http://southend.patch.com/announcements/local-artist-paints-mural-on-former-herald-building-at-ink-block-construction-site-in-south-end

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 25, 2013 at 7:27 pm

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Things to Know in the South End Today: Mural Painting at Ink Block

Ink Block Mural

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting today will be mostly sunny with a high near 33 degrees and wind gusts up to 26 mph. 

2. Mural Painting at Ink Block: Head by the brick wall on Traveler Street (near the corner of Harrison Ave and Herald Street) at 3:30 today to see local artist Cyrille Conan painting the above mural at the site of the future Ink Block development

3.  Dance the Tango: Have you ever wanted to learn to dance the tango? Thanks to a new four-week class at MOVIMIENTO in the South End, you can! The class starts on Saturday at 2 p.m. and costs $ 130 for four sessions. See here for more information. 

4. HONK: If you haven’t caught HONK! yet, it’s your last chance this weekend to catch the musical in the South End. Performed by the Boston Children’s Theater, HONK! is based on the Hans Christian Andersen story The Ugly Duckling, telling the story of tolerance and love in a way. See it at 2 p.m. at the Boston Center for the Arts on Saturday or Sunday. See here for more information.  read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 22, 2013 at 2:24 pm

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