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Street Artists Create Huge Muralsi
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January 10, 2014 12:44 AM
Street art has reached new heights in Washington, DC. The sides of an empty building have become the canvas for huge murals by street artists. Their creations will last only a few months since the building will be torn down as part of an urban renewal project. But VOA’s Deborah Block tells us, the artists don’t mind and are actually looking forward to the demolition, to show that street art rarely lasts.

Street Artists Create Huge Murals

Published January 09, 2014

Street art has reached new heights in Washington, DC. The sides of an empty building have become the canvas for huge murals by street artists. Their creations will last only a few months since the building will be torn down as part of an urban renewal project. But VOA’s Deborah Block tells us, the artists don’t mind and are actually looking forward to the demolition, to show that street art rarely lasts.


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