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If you live in Atlanta (GA), you may have encountered a large-scale mural residing on the wall of a building in the city. The murals range from frivolous and colorful to textural and piercing.  The work you have seen is from Living Walls – an all-volunteer organization that enlists the talents of artists worldwide to express themselves on specific buildings in the urban landscape.  Founded by Monica Campana and Blacki Migliozzi in 2010, the intention was to introduce Atlanta to the international idea of street art while providing a more accessible alternative to more expensive forms of urban art.  Campana is credited with talking with communities about what type of art they would like to see in their environment and respond accordingly.  Some have responded by suggesting that the art is graffiti and encourages crime…

what do you think?

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