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Big Walls Big Dreams

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Big Walls Big Dreams

"Big Walls, Big Dreams" is a collection of walls in Wynwood, curated by UP Art Studio, and painted by 15 artists from around the world during Art Week Miami 2015. Artists include Shalak and Bruno Smoky from Toronto/South America, Enrique "Sero" Cruz and Ray Jafete from Miami, Inkie, Mr. Cenz, Lovepushr from England, Jay Mack "Muzik" from New Jersey, El Pez, Zosen and Mina Hamada from Barcelona, FPLO and Graphis from Brazil, Eelco Virus and Mr. June from The Netherlands, Brusk DMV from Paris, Dread from Denver, Colorado, Mas Paz and Che Love from Washington, DC, and Nicky Davis and Wiley Robertson from Houston, Texas.

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Miami Art Week: ‘Free Lolita’ Mural Drapes Wynwood

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Miami Art Week: ‘Free Lolita’ Mural Drapes Wynwood

"Miami should be known for its vibrant culture, not for the smallest orca prison in North America," Miami Beach Mayor Phillip Levine said. "This beautiful mural is helping make it clear that the Miami Seaquarium is no place for this far-ranging, majestic, and endangered orca, who desperately needs her freedom."

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Artists and Mayor Philip Levine Bring Orca Lolita to Wynwood.

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Artists and Mayor Philip Levine Bring Orca Lolita to Wynwood.

As the art world flocks to Florida for the high-profile Miami Art Week, the city’s most tragic black-and-white figure is making a splash in the middle of Wynwood, thanks to an 1,550-square-foot (83.5′ x 15.5’) mural of the lone, captive orca Lolita that proclaims, “Free Lolita!”

The mural can be seen on the 23rd street side of the building located at 2247 NW 1st Place, owned by animal advocate Mayor Philip Levine.

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