New Wall Art in Lexington, KY – Part II More PRHBTN works completed

New Wall Art in Lexington, KY – Part II More PRHBTN works completed

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[caption id="attachment_7456" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Sumoflam stares down a character from the huge mural just completed by British urban artist Phlegm[/caption] A few days ago I posted about a number of new and recent murals that now grace the walls of buildings in Lexington (see the post here).  Some of these, including the massive Lincoln mural, are part of the annual PRHBTN celebration of art forms that have been criminalized, marginalized, and under-appreciated in the mainstream.  In the past week since the completion of the Lincoln project, four other giant works have been completed by three different urban artists including Phlegm from Britain, GAIA from Baltimore, and Odeith, from Portugal.  All of these works are just a tad off the beaten path, but well worth seeking out. [caption id="attachment_7458" align="aligncenter" width="512"]…
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New Wall Art in Lexington, Kentucky – PRHBTN and LexArts

New Wall Art in Lexington, Kentucky – PRHBTN and LexArts

Backroads Discoveries, Giant Things, Horse Art, Kentucky, Mythical Creatures, Roadside Attractions, Unexpected Discoveries, Wall Art
[caption id="attachment_7333" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Sumoflam at the new Lincoln Mural (not quite finished) on Veteran's Day 2013[/caption] Sometimes there can be a treasure trove in your own backyard.  In the past few months Lexington, Kentucky has been the recipient of some new and amazing wall art...all fairly large projects, including an amazing HUGE piece on the back of the Kentucky Theatre.  And there will be more on the way -- all part of the PRHBTN Project in Lexington. According to it's Website, "PRHBTN is an annual celebration of art forms that have been criminalized, marginalized, and under-appreciated in the mainstream, featuring an exhibition of these works in a space that complements the raw, powerful nature of the message and the artistry of each piece." [caption id="attachment_7338" align="aligncenter" width="512"] Lily and the Silly…
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