Postcard from Bordeaux, France: Street art sampler

Above, detail of mural by Mister Kern

After so many words about museums in the most recent post, decided to let street art encountered on our ramblings speak for itself because that’s what it’s supposed to do.

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Postcard from Oaxaca, Mexico: Walls speak volumes about life and death and the politics in between

As usual, the abundance of street art photos snapped in Oaxaca this year required more than one post. The creators spare no punches in their commentaries about life or current affairs.

 

Postcard from Oaxaca, Mexico: ‘I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.’

Artistic philosophers tend to view the walls of Oaxaca as open invitations for expressing their political views or reflections on the cycles of life, so walks are never dull.

As my street art file is overflowing, thought it was time to share a first installment.

The one positive outcome of POTUS’ proposed wall is that the southern side immediately would be transformed into the world’s longest linear art gallery. Not sure el presidente would appreciate being the focal point of the biting political satire that would be directed his way.