Artist Shinique Smith recently finished an electrifying mural in Boston's Dewey Square. The canvas is an enormous 70 by 76 ft wall, giving Smith's painting a real presence in the park. In an interview with WBUR in Boston, she said that the felt like the mural "...attunes to the space in which it sits, radiating energy outward to the rest of the city and its occupants."

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Murals and Street Art

An arts non-profit in Baltimore hopes to claim a space underneath the Jones Falls Expressway to create the world's largest urban art park. Richard Best, the executive director of the Section 1 Project, has pressured the Maryland Transportation Authority to give them a long-term lease on the space.