Sunday, December 03, 2006

Another mural

Blair Arcade again! The artistic technique for this mural is quite different from the other ones that I have posted in the past. Click here to refresh your memory. I just started to experiment with Flikr so I hope this works!

Today in Minnesota History: 1842-Flour magnate Charles A. Pillsbury is born in New Hampshire. Moving to Minneapolis in 1869, he would learn the flour-milling business and help introduce roller mills that could crush Minnesota's spring wheat into high-grade bread flour. Upon his death in 1899, the Pillsbury-Washburn Flour Mills Company would be the largest in the world. (Reference: MNHS:ORG)

12 comments:

  1. It worked fine Kate. This photo of the mural seems much more modern than the others. Its all lovely artwork, anyway.

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  2. Good morning Kate,
    your link of Flickr is working nicely. And you set was very well organized.
    this is a good way to use Flickr.
    Thank you for this!
    Have a pleasant Sunday!

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  3. Encore une superbe peinture murale. Style different et plus moderne. j'aime beaucoup.
    Bon dimanche


    Still a superb mural. Different and more modern style. I like much.
    Good Sunday

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  4. I love the colors here. The shadows make it stand out too.

    Amazing how many beautiful murals you have in St Paul.

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  5. Kate, I'm not sure if I left a comment here or not (the moderation doesn't let me see). I wanted to tell you that I enjoy seeing your blog and comments everywhere. I don't leave comments on each and every one, but wanted you to know that I'm lurking about.

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  6. often murals are seen as dated. I found the techique bring a comtemporary feel to it , like it a lot!

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  7. interesting mural.
    and i am so curious about the colours they used.

    jing
    shanghai daily photo

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  8. Those are awesome. Hw big are they? By different artists? The latest one is more modern and the colors are bolder...lovely.

    ps. thanks for your support!!!

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  9. I'm amazed by all of the murals! This one is very nice, though. I love the boxes of color, makes everything stand out well.

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  10. Yes, it looks much more modern, this mural. The Blair Arcade is a very artfilled space! I don't think Little Rock has anything like it.

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  11. It is a wonderful mural. I feel like I could step into the picture and walk to the steamboat.

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  12. Looks great. I really like the color blocks - they add definition to an interesting scene.

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