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The King Street Mural Project

From September 15 -28, 2007, a group of Master Muralists from Argentina and three from Vancouver came to London to paint a monumental scale mural in the brick tunnel on King Street on the north side of Citi Plaza where the Central Library is located.

The concept was conceived by members of La Raza Group, “an art collective dating back to the 1980s interested in the public and social dimensions of art in the urban landscape”.
The work of the great Mexican mural movement artists such as Diego Rivera provided some of the inspiration for La Raza Group’s public creation of art.
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“Dreaming with his eyes open: a life of Diego Rivera” by Patrick Marnham
is a fascinating biography of this brilliant and revolutionary artist and muralist and husband of the equally great artist Frida Kahlo. The author leads us from Rivera’s humble beginnings in rural Mexico through his world travels, adventures, and controversies and finally his forced return to Mexico. If the King Street Mural has caught your eye, you might want to read this amazing biography, available @ your library.