The 5 coolest street murals
1) Wynwood Walls
Street art gets legitimate in this open-air installation museum and gardens for large-scale graffiti. The complex, envisioned by Goldman Properties, includes museum shops and restaurants that all reflect the Miami art scene and Wynwood warehouse vibe. Free of charge, even during Second Saturday Artwalks.
2) The Good Wall
A play on the word Goodwill, this alleyway gallery was originally painted in 2011 adjacent to the resale store that supplies reasonably priced goods for families. The curated art is subject to change, and is related to themes based on Goodwill’s mission statement.
3) Coconut Grove Children's Mosaic - U.S. Post Office Mural
Children drew it; local artists constructed it. The collaboration, led by project architect and mosaicist Cyndy Hill, transformed a bare wall in Coconut Grove into an expression of appreciation for the marine habitat that surrounds the village. It’s a loving, colorful tribute that took two years to complete.
4) Purvis Young Murals
From Miami’s own Liberty City, Purvis Young left a legacy in both museums and on the streets. His murals such as Everyday Life, painted in 1984, at the Culmer Overtown Branch Library of the Miami-Dade Public Library and the unnamed installation at the Northside Metrorail Station, painted in 1986, are still intact for viewing.
5) Hard Rock Stadium
Jen Stark. Logan Hicks. Dasic Fernández. These are just a few of the street artists commissioned by Miami Dolphins owner to create a unique visual arts impression upon visitors to the renovated home stadium of the city’s football team.
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