A Trip on the Avenue - 791 Corydon Ave.
(Artists: Michel Saint Hilaire and Mandy van Leeuwen)
Inspired by famous artists like Michelangelo, Charles Comfort, Deirdre Luzwick and mural artist Diego Rivera, this mural incorporates a taste of the Trompe l’Oeil styles of mural painting with a strong surrealistic style and inspirations of the art deco era. The mural was created to invoke thought and discussion through a fun and meaningful symbolic nature. A prairie landscape with fields of spaghetti, a ladle drenched in chocolate syrup over the cake/house. The bridge, reminiscent of the Archway architecture, the large chrome plated goose flying towards a mechanical sunset. A psychedelic staircase leads into the opera singer’s large intricate dress and artists are busy with the life-size creation of the Italian sculpture. Around the corner, on Arbuthnot Street, the dynamics of the automobile and motor parts add an energetic feel. The old automobile is a powerful feature to this much smaller wall and its chrome grill is actually the entranceway to Penner Auto Body.