California mural guide explores Large Art in Small Places

August 23, 2009 – 12:34 am

TFM found this book review on The Californian website about Kevin Bruce’s “Large Art in Small Places: Discovering the California Mural Towns” published by Ten Speed Press.

Content: A treasure trove of more than 250 contemporary murals, this collection features short descriptions of each town and its attractions alongside the works of noted muralists and local artistic collectives. Included in the book are John Pugh’s trompe l’oeil narrative illustrations, some of the epic masterpieces of Wei Luan, the expressive portraits of Don Gray and historic tableaux by Art Mortimer….

Read the rest of the review here– who knew that “Most of the stops on the author’s suggested mural trail boast of anywhere from 10 to 30 murals”?

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