lens-artists photo challange; 45 – street art

“Ballet is a dance executed by the human soul.”
Alexander Pushkin

Beautiful mural at  the top of  Shota Kavlashvili St. in Tbilisi, Georgia – December 2018

“Let me tell you something.
I’m from Chicago. I don’t break.”
Barack Obama

A deceptively random sequence of numbers and letters, when deciphered, spells the frequency and call sign for a Chicago NPR affiliate at Navy Pier, Chicago – September 2014

“Artists are aiming to impress people
when we should aim to inspire them”
Valdi Valdi

490 Columbia St, China Town in Vancouver … “1884” by Arthur Cheng in 2010. The Wah Chong family outside their laundry business on Water Street – July 2012

“Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.”
Pablo Picasso

“ČUMIL – Man at work” by Viktor Hulík, at the junction of Laurinská and Panská Streets in Bratislava – August 2014

“Graffiti is one of the few tools you have
if you have almost nothing.”
Banksy

One of many colourful art pieces on Manhattan, this I found in Chelsea by The High Line – September 2013

“You can be fat and still be sexy.
It all depends on how you feel about yourself.”
Elizabeth Taylor

“The Kiss” by Chinese artist Xu Hongfei’s from his collection “Chubby Women” – street exhibition in Berlin – September 2015

As cloud for this post, I have chosen the formal Japanese violist Ikuko Kawai version of “El Choclo” (Kiss Of Fire). Ikuko is born in 1968 and performed in New York at her first Carnegie Hall concert at Zankel Hall in 2008. She has performed internationally, including invitational appearances with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra. “El Choclo” (Spanish: meaning “The Corn Cob”) is a popular song written by Ángel Villoldo, an Argentine musician, but was introduced as “Kiss of Fire” by Ray Conniff with his orchestra and chorus for the album “Rhapsody in Love” (1962).

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #45: Street Art

12 thoughts on “lens-artists photo challange; 45 – street art

    • Glad you got it … was back on Wednesday late afternoon. Had a brilliant time … the weather was fantastic the last 5 days, but it wasn’t neither really bad in the beginning. Met up with friends, did serious shopping and enjoyed loads of good food and wine. *smile WeekendHugs.

    • Yes, that gutter-man in Bratislava – first I thought it was a real man. The kiss is a fantastic piece of art. The artist has now done a couple more with the skinny man and the chubby woman, just beautiful. Thank you!

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