City Paint Phoenix 10 – Nuestra Senora del Desierto

Here is yet another of El Mac’s murals that one can find in Phoenix.  You can see some of his other work in City Paint Phoenix 3, 6, 7, and City Paint 4 and 17 in Salt Lake City….and you can get to those other posts by scrolling to the bottom right corner of this page and clicking on Street Art – Graffiti under the Categories widget. This particular mural is located on the south and street-facing side of Love and Hate Tattoo and Piercing, located at 322 West McDowell Road.  You can click on their highlighted name to be taken to their webpage…if you’re interested.

Nuestra Senora del Desierto by El Mac

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14 responses

  1. When street art is good it is so spectacular…The images you give life on your blog are so appreciated.

    April 23, 2015 at 11:45 am

    • Well, thank you, Charlie…it’s always a pleasure sharing these interesting finds with you and our other friends here. 🙂

      April 24, 2015 at 2:44 pm

  2. That’s a cool painting-as in not hot. Cool colors.

    April 23, 2015 at 2:18 pm

    • And quite faded, too, Allen…it’s on the south-facing wall and has been there for eight years now.

      April 24, 2015 at 2:46 pm

  3. Stunning artwork. Seems odd that it is on the side of a tattoo/piercing business. Perhaps the building housed a different business when the artist painted it or maybe the artist had another message in mind.

    April 23, 2015 at 2:43 pm

    • Yes, it is stunning, Laura…and it is at a strange location, indeed…but then it seems that he puts his work “wherever.” If you remember the post about the “Indigenous Woman,” it’s on the side of a bicycle parts warehouse…and he’s got another on the door of a chocolate “factory,” so it’s hard to match the context of the painting with the location….. It’s nice to look at, wherever it is. 🙂

      April 24, 2015 at 2:48 pm

  4. Stunning art work – is the wall corrugated or is the ‘banding’ effect part of the art? Reminds me of the bands you used to get it you took an image of a TV screen.

    April 24, 2015 at 2:38 pm

    • Yes, it is fantastic art work, Andy…and that’s actually a roll-up garage-type door, so the appearance of banding is the actual joining of the metal slats that comprise the “roll-able” door. It makes for an interesting medium on which to display the art. When I browsed the artist’s web-site, I found several other examples of him using this type of door for a canvas….

      April 24, 2015 at 2:42 pm

  5. LB

    Keep on sharing, Scott. I love seeing all this street art

    April 29, 2015 at 12:33 pm

    • I will, LB….thank you for being here to enjoy it. 🙂

      May 9, 2015 at 12:05 pm

  6. Love his stuff!

    May 6, 2015 at 1:28 pm

    • Yep…I think it’s kinda cool, too. 🙂

      May 9, 2015 at 11:55 am

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