March 16, 2015

Mural on a Power Plant


When we were in Southern California I noticed that there are plenty of murals. I suppose this is a result of the prevalence of warm days. People spend time outdoors all year long so more artwork is produced outdoors for them to see. 

Here we see a power plant that's partly disguised by a "Whaling Wall," or more specifically a Wyland Whaling Wall. This huge mural depicting California Gray Whales is the work of marine life artist Robert Wyland, who has produced a hundred murals on this theme around the world.

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Redondo Beach, CA

10 comments:

  1. What a nice mural! And an unusual place for it too...

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  2. This is a great mural! I love the subject matter. :)

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  3. It really is an unusual place for a mural, and on a big scale too!

    Mersad
    Mersad Donko Photography

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  4. Yes, it really is wonderful this gigantic mural! Great photos !!

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  5. What would have been big and ugly now looks blue and calm. Tom The Backroads Traveller

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  6. This is great! Nicely done.

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  7. Well that is a good way to deal with what would otherwise be an ugly structure. Beautiful work!

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  8. William had the same idea as I did. Kind of like lipstick on a pig. Leviathans on a leviathan. Thanks for contributing to this week's Monday Mural.

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  9. The mural is a definite improvement in the looks of this power plant.

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