In the News: Murals

  • The recently discovered ancient Mayan murals in Guatemala’s Xultún archeological debunks many myths about the culture.

    The Washington Post profiles Baltimore’s Open Walls project, which brought murals to the city’s Station North Arts a& Entertainment District created by artists from all over the world and curated by 23-year old street artist Gaia. [WaPO]

  • The Wall Street Journal’s Anthony Paletta writes about the challenges of mural preservation. [WSJ]
  • The San Francisco Chronicle reports on the newly unearthed murals at Guatemala’s Xultún archaeological silent that offer new insights about ancient Mayan culture, and discredit many myths about the civilization. [SFChronicle]
  • Philadelphia Mural Arts Program had a kick-off celebration for Philly Painting, a project of large-scale murals that will transform a four-block stretch of the city’s Germantown Avenue, and give full-time pairing jobs to area residents. [Newsworks]

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