Category design

David Phillips’ Art Engages All Ages at Playspace on the Esplanade

For several years ( since 2013) David Phillip’s bronze turtles, frogs, spheres and connecting features have captivated visitors in Playspace, the lively popular playground on the Esplanade. Recently I renewed my appreciation of their subtly balanced momentum and how readily they stimulate stories.

Indoor Activity Develops Outdoor Imagery for Mystic River Mural Panels

Thanks to David Fichter, one morning in August 2018 I got to visit the Mystic River Mural team at work in the Mystic Activity Center.  My photos from a few moments hint at the numerous hours of planning, researching, sketching, designing, projecting, shaping, painting and much much more by teens and adults involved in the project. Outdoor explorations along the river were key features of the project, but indoor studio time was key to creating the mural panels added to the ongoing mural outdoors along Mystic Avenue.

Poem by Marjory Wunsch Takes On Our Wheels and Feet in Central Square

I want to speak out for a poem that speaks for our sidewalks.

Beauty and Drama Resonate from New Mural, “Resonance” by Super A (Stefan Thelen) on the Greenway

In awe of the art, I’m excited to announce the completion of the latest monumental mural in Dewey Square. I plan to come into its presence many times before it is painted over by another artist or artist team next year. For now I’m posting photos, quotes, and links so you can join me in learning more about and from Super A (Stefan Thelen).

Huge and High above Us, Daffodils by Daniele Frazier Activate Seaport Common

Quick Post Now in Time for the Boston Marathon and April Vacation Plans

Delight in temporary addition to Arts on the Line from 1983 at Porter Square T

Large lovely new nests rest on granite posts designed decades ago by William Reimann.

Please help me solve the mystery of who created the nests!
Eager for any clues or comments,
Deb Lee
Deborah.lee713@gmail.com

IMAGINE (aka Sneha Shrestha) Shares Wondrous Ways to Brighten Brick, as in her Very Tall Mural in Cambridge

Here are images from my visits to IMAGINE’s recently completed mural in Cambridge and a few quotes from sources that describe her art. I hope that these will lead you to sites with fascinating scenes and stories that engage you in her process, purpose and perspective!