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Hugh Leeman & Faber at Living Walls

The Living Walls Conference in Atlanta ended weeks ago and the organizers still think of all the artists who helped in their first ever event; the art, the conversations, the animate debates, the camaraderie.

One artist at Living Walls, Hugh Leeman, saw his portrait of an American civil rights icon actually precipitate the removal of an alcohol ad, due to local community sentiments – although no-one has said who brought it down. Street Artist Faber, takes a less literal, more intuitive approach to creating pieces specific to their location and his inner dialogue.

Ripo and Remed: “Poem Rider” Living Walls Update 08.19.10

by Jayne McGinn images by Jenna Duffy Ripo and Remed finished their mural for Living Walls on Dekalb Ave Tuesday night. © Jenna Duffy Working sunburned through the unforgiving Georgia heat and rain, the two international artists unified the wall by using the same vibrant colors; Ripo and Remed hand painted alternating letters in the [...]

FERAL CHILD: Living Walls Update 08.19.10

by Jayne McGinn
images by Jenna Duffy
When I arrived at Feral Child’s mural for The Living Walls Conference on the side of Homegrown, a local Atlanta restaurant, the last rays of the Georgia sun were pounding down on him.

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