The Best (!) Of Street Art Sunday, Edition #46: 52 Weeks, 365 Days Part I

Toronto the good, the beautiful, the simple. This city surprises me every day, granted those discoveries aren’t always positive. With patience and time, the good always outweighs the bad and the positive always prevails.

It’s hard to summarize a full year: 52 weeks, 365 days. Art is on the streets and the streets have become the art.  This is the best of the best.

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Street Art Sunday, Edition #45: Change Of Plans, Part II

I’ve been to Montreal four times over the past five years.  I understand the city on the surface – I remember the neighbourhoods and I can navigate the metro.  Maps are foreign to me (google maps  I are not friends) but I understand the ground beneath my feet. I remember what I’ve walked – more so when I’ve photographed the sights along the way.

I love walking Saint Laurent. Can you guess why?

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Street Art Sunday, Edition #43: Getting There

The details are  vague if there are any details at all.  Sometimes just a neighbourhood; if lucky, an intersection.  Or a surprise discovery: stumbled upon by accident.   I always enjoyed the hunt but social media has taken the experience to another level by providing me with the opportunity to connect directly with street art enthusiasts and more importantly, with the artists themselves.  Walls are easier to find thanks to these connections – we share information and collectively reap the rewards: enjoying the talent, the vibrant splashes of colour and appreciation for art that you can’t find in any gallery.

So thank you – you know who you are and how much I value your guidance.  We all revel in the moment the first hint of colour comes into sight.  And no matter who or what got us there, we all know it’s worth sharing.  Everyone should get to experience the art found in Toronto!

 

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