|Franklin's Footpath, Gene Davis, 1972, Philadelphia.|
|Mueller combines the natural features of the street with his catastrophic paintings to heighten the realism.|
|Though not as extended as the volcanic inferno seen in the previous painting, this one "works" visually from any point across its base.|
|This one ought to stop traffic, or at least slow it down. |
In some cities, 3D illusionary speed bumps have been used successfully to do the same.
|The Strelka Bar (on the left) with Lang and Baumann's |
broad geometric strips just outside. Imagine
staggering out of a vodka bar at one a.m.
(Moscow time) and encountering this.
|While street paintings are far more durable than such art done in chalk, they have never come to be considered as permanent.|
|Conceptual art has even found it's place on the street. First you dump a substantial quantity of paint at an intersection, then let traffic do the rest.|
TURN OFF YOUR SOUND !