Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Category: Walls (Page 2 of 7)

Green Bay Mural

Big Mural, Green Bay

Big Mural, Green Bay

Not too long ago, a new mural appeared on a concrete block wall, bringing the bush and its inhabitants right to the roadside. I don’t know who designed and painted it. A nice touch to incorporate the container behind the wall into the work.…

Hooked on Fish

Te Atatu Mural by Cliff Uepa

Te Atatu Mural by Cliff Uepa

The big Te Atatu mural by Cliff Uepa identifies the shop behind the large wall next to the Te Atatu Peninsula Roundabout, and also advertises all that you could meet in and around Te Atatu.…

Triptych

Triptych

Triptych

Another mural by the Kakano Youth Collective. This one at Henderson Valley Road where it meets Great North Road.

The wind blowing from the west, the sun setting over the ranges – source of our streams, and native eels.…

Fishy

Fishy mural by Doug Ford (detail)

Fishy mural by Doug Ford (detail)

This big mural with a fishy theme has graced the walls of Oakdale Dairy at the corner of Richardson and Oakdale Roads for ten years. Painted by Doug Ford.

More murals at Oakland Daily Photo.…

The Big Puddle

Murals

Murals

Next to the big Avondale Spider is an empty space: concrete slabs, grass and litter, with water standing after the rain (“the old Three Guys Site”). The retaining walls beside that lot attract some fine graffiti talent. Their work enhanced by the reflection in the puddle and the afternoon sun.…

Children (Misery and Tom Tom)

Children (Misery and Tom Tom)

Children (Misery and Tom Tom)

Lift shaft at the rear of a Karangahape Road building, facing Poynton Terrace. Summery children’s images by Misery and Tom Tom — to make us forget winter.

This is just around the corner from the Saddleback mural by Charles and Janine Williams which I showed recently, an area with a high density of first class murals thanks to the Karangahape Road Business Association and their annual “All Fresco” event).…

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