Sam Kirk is a truly amazing artist and human. Beyond making incredible colorful mural art, and paintings suffuse with optimism, she is a community advocate and a Board Member at IPMM. Sam is the voice of the artist community on our Board of Directors, and is an integral part...Nov 23, 2020
The Chicano murals movement encompasses the explosion of public art on the walls of buildings across the Southwest. It was the visual arts wing of the Chicano political movement, or El Movimiento, that took hold in the 1970s. The Chicano movement arose from prior moments of Mexican-American resistance, such...Nov 16, 2020
At IPaintMyMind, one of our very favorite things is getting mural commissions! We love helping you execute your dreams and commission your own mural for your office or workspace – we even help schools with commissioning murals too. We also love how our beautiful murals give back to local...Oct 19, 2020
The history of Mexican murals is intimately tied up in revolution, radical self-determination, and innovation. It is a long and storied history, overlapping with the use of murals as political tools elsewhere in Latin and South America. Murals are also a prominent avenue of anticolonial speech in the Latin...Oct 05, 2020
Murals have a long and tumultuous history as an art form. They are often political, and can serve as catalysts for change or protest. They can also be important tools for establishing the identity and artistic lineage of a place. Murals are visual stories, and in Chicago, you can...Sep 14, 2020
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