July Squares: Blue in Dubuque

I found these photos taken in Dubuque, Iowa last year, when I was looking for something else. In fact, I’d forgotten all about this street art in Dubuque. Both were taken near the Mississippi River Museum. These art squares are my contribution for Becky’s July Blues today.

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CB&WPC: Murals

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is Murals. The word mural comes from the Latin word for wall.  It is defined by Bing as: a painting or other work of art executed directly on a wall. Wikipedia goes into further detail: A mural is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on […]

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Getting our kicks in Missouri: Vacuum Cleaners, Murals and Bridges – Day 8 (Part 2)

After leaving Uranus, we finally arrived at Devils Elbow Bridge.  Our AAA guide said, “This 1920s-era bridge takes the original 66 roadway across the Big Piney River.  Named for the tight bend in the river, the bridge and adjacent town were (and still are) considered one of the most scenic spots on the route.” After […]

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WPC: Works of Art

Sue W.’s Weekly Photo Challenge this week is Work of Art.  Works of art are everywhere – an artist’s painting, a mural on a wall, a beautiful building, or natural works of art – a sunset, a rainbow, blooming flowers, animals – and animals creating their own works of art!  A work of art doesn’t […]

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Oddballs: Crazy Sculpture Park

September 28, 2018 We have been taking a short trip into Iowa, and spent a day and a half in Des Moines. We went to a well-known sculpture park, but I had heard about another one called the “Crazy Sculpture Park” located somewhere on the south side of the city. We stopped there on our […]

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