If you remember the City Paint post about the Urban Jungle, you might recall that I mentioned that I was allowed access to the property by “someone nearby;” this happened to be the staff at the Utah Arts Alliance (UAA). Before I ventured over to make the photos of the jungle scene on the adjacent lot, I took advantage of the opportunity to capture some photos of the murals that the UAA had on the side of their building.
I couldn’t find any artist information for the next two panels. They measure somewhere around 10 x 10 feet square and are on the building just to the left of the above image.
This next one looks like it belongs in a gallery somewhere…can you imagine creating it on the side of a building and then leaving it out in the elements of the weather?
I didn’t speak with the arts alliance staff about the following gallery, so I don’t know if they’ve even properly titled it, but I refer to it as the “Legends” mural because of the status of the personalities shown…they are singers, composers, actors, philosophers, authors, scientists, and even social activists. The mural was painted by a street art duo known as Weird Chief. If you’d like, you can click on their highlighted name and be taken to their web-site to read their bios and see more of their work.
Here’s another gallery of some close-up images of the mural –
And lastly, this is what the mural looks like complete…minus the “far right” panel that is actually on a smaller segment of adjoining wall that is just off-frame to the right.
If you’d like to see more examples of Salt Lake City’s street and building art as I’ve presented them in this City Paint series, you can scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the “Street Art – Graffiti” category to be taken to a continuous feed of the earlier posts.
If you’ve been following this blog for some time, you might remember the earlier posts on the Korner Market’s murals…City Paint – 3 2012…The End? and City Paint 12.2 – 2020…Perfect Vision – Mural Complete. I realize that it’s a little late in the year and that the mural has been completed for a few months already…with next year’s remake only another four or five months away, but here’s 2013’s rendition. I’ve not been able to determine the theme and have not spoken with the Korner Market staff to learn more about it, so maybe you’ll have some ideas for us. To see the images in a larger presentation, click on any of them to be taken to a slide-show of the photos.
I’d like to give credit to the artists who created the work, but can’t decipher any of the names that might be hidden in the script on the mural. I would imagine that at least some of the artists who contributed to the earlier murals also helped create this one, but I’m not sure, so I’m not going to list any names.
You can click on the highlighted titles above to be taken back to the earlier posts. If you’d like to see more of Salt Lake City’s street art and graffiti, you can scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Category labeled “Street Art – Graffiti” to see a continuous feed of all of the earlier posts.