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University of Victoria, Faculty of Fine Arts

1 day ago

A good reason to visit Vancouver this summer: famed US street artist Shepard Fairey is creating a new 20-storey mural, debuting Aug 8. Outstanding! (Note: this picture isn't it, just the last big one he did in Paris.) Thanks for the news, Canadian Art mag! https://bit.ly/2XQ8nov

20-Storey Shepard Fairey Mural Kicks O...
The mural will debut August 8 on a building near Georgia and Burrard as part of the new Surface Series
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