On the first Wednesday of September, according to the legend left on a tree on Battery Park Avenue, a mandala of flowers appeared.
Today was the last for an Asheville street art mainstay: the large battle mural on Carolina Lane. A new work by local artists Ishmael and Gus Cutty will go up in its place. (Photo by Jonathan Welch)
In what could be a “Welcome to Asheville” postcard, a street performer dressed as the Hindu Goddess Kali poses with the Stardoves (Dr. Raja and Professor Moira), who were both charmed by her presence.
Photographs of the new mural on Eagle Street by local artist Joshua McHugh.
Having written many letters to the editor, and being rather vocal on some comment threads on the Mountain Xpress website, I am ready to admit a first: I was wrong. As a landscaper, I scoffed at the idea of dressing like a statue and standing still being considered “work.” After shoveling gravel in 90-plus-degree weather, […]
Street artist Michael Williams recently installed a piece in downtown Asheville. The art work is already gone, but impermanence is part of Williams’ message.