Some time off

I was able to play hooky this past Monday and visited the Wynwood Walls project in Miami for a few hours.  The Wynwood Walls is a community revitalization project located in the warehouse district of Miami.  Huge murals and graffiti cover the sides of buildings and shipping containers.

What an inspiring place, full of street art both on a large and tiny scale.

Here are just a few of the photos I took.  The images that were taken inside the walls I have named the artists but those on the streets unfortunately I do not know who the inspiring piece came from.

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side of a building

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Side of a building

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walking down the street



photo8on the street where Zak the Baker is located

these photos were taken inside the walls
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Puerto Rican artist…  Alexis Diaz

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Lady Pink

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Swoon

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Miss Van

We ate at a lovely little Bistro for lunch – Zak the Baker, Avocado on toast with marinated tomatoes and red pepper.  The tomatoes had great flavor and there was just a little kick to the bread with the flaked pepper. . . . .  YUM!

I have a million art journal and canvas ideas running through my head and I left feeling very inspired and can’t wait to go back and explore the neighborhood again.  I just have to figure out a way to play hooky again :)

 

 

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