Friday, September 21, 2012
Video: Shepard Fairey looks back on murals in West Dallas
A video from You+Dallas spotlights his project, completed in early 2012.
DALLAS In early 2012, muralist Shepard Fairey painted on the walls of several buildings in West Dallas prior to the opening of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. His interest in the then-quiet neighborhood foreshadowed the attention it's continued to garner since the opening of the bridge.
There's a palpable sense of hope in the neighborhood, and it's perhaps not coincidental that Fairey, he of the "Hope" poster, helped christen it.
The murals Fairey put up revolve around ideas of peace and harmony, he tells You+Dallas in a video. Here's that piece:
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