I would like to introduce you all to a project I have been quietly working on for a little over a year. I have been walking the streets of Boston exploring its colorful neighborhoods and photographing every mural in the city in hopes of shedding some light on Boston’s rich mural history. I hope you head over to my Tumblr page and check out the 63 murals I have uploaded so far and learn more about this project. I have many more photographs of murals in my files that I need to upload and many more that I need to photograph.
Have you seen a mural that you think I have not seen? Email me the address and I’ll photograph it.
Governor Paul LePage of Maine recently removed a piece of the state’s mural history from the Department of Labor building in Augusta, an act so frivolous that not only angered many people in this country, but also made us more aware of the beautiful murals that enrich our lives on a daily basis. This is the story of Boston: