City Paint Phoenix 15 – Inspiration

Found in an alleyway where people park their garbage cans so the collection service can do their thing and haul away the waste.  There was a stretch of decorated wall that ran more than 100 yards deep into the alley…the backsides of backyard walls in a mid-city residential area.  The art was created as part of Paint Phx 2015.

Inspiration - alley wall art

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22 responses

  1. Amazing painting!

    October 1, 2015 at 8:53 pm

    • I thought it was rather special for an alley….

      October 12, 2015 at 8:23 am

  2. Haunting . . .

    October 1, 2015 at 9:41 pm

  3. Just beautiful and great photo!

    October 2, 2015 at 12:16 am

    • Quite beautiful….and thank you.

      October 12, 2015 at 8:25 am

  4. Phoenix has some really interesting street art; love the example you chose for your post.

    October 2, 2015 at 1:01 am

    • Yes, it does, Charlie…and I’m glad you’ve enjoyed it.

      October 12, 2015 at 8:25 am

  5. Stunning piece of art!

    October 2, 2015 at 3:31 am

    • I agree, Adrian. 🙂

      October 12, 2015 at 8:25 am

  6. Her expression seems so sad or, as disperser said, haunting. An amazing piece of street art.

    October 2, 2015 at 4:26 am

    • I think it’s both of those things, Laura…well presented, too.

      October 12, 2015 at 8:26 am

  7. Penetrating eyes, Scott. A bit scary, but it draws you in.

    October 2, 2015 at 5:41 am

    • Hopefully it inspires more than fear, though….

      October 12, 2015 at 8:27 am

  8. Great capture, Scott! I love that the word inspire is front and center – you angled your shot just right. The eyes are piercing and indeed inspiring! Thanks for sharing!

    October 2, 2015 at 11:40 am

    • I’m glad you enjoyed it, Robyn….and you’re welcome. 🙂

      October 12, 2015 at 8:28 am

  9. Really amazing!

    October 2, 2015 at 4:16 pm

  10. So much street art in Phoenix! You photographed this one really well. We’ll be there soon, and on our way north to Navaho/Hopi country (see my comment in the cactus wren nest post).

    October 4, 2015 at 11:58 am

    • There is quite a bit, Lynn….I hope you enjoy this year’s travels through the state as much as you did last year’s. I’ll look forward to viewing your photo-documentary again.

      October 12, 2015 at 8:29 am

  11. Wow! The eyes have it! 😉

    October 7, 2015 at 12:11 pm

    • They are rather compelling, aren’t they, Gunta? 🙂

      October 12, 2015 at 8:30 am

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