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Virtual Tour of the “Pink House” by @TheMostFamousArtist

Visit the Pink House on Google Street View   “The impact of my art can only be measured by the discussion it stimulates,” so says Matty Mo aka “The Most Famous Artist.” Queue Mo’s latest work that’s come to be known as the “Pink House”, an advertisement-cum-art installation in Los Angeles that utilizes a construction development […]

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“La Medusa” in 360 by El Mac and David Choe – Phoenix, Arizona

View on Google Street View   Roosevelt Row Arts District (RoRo) is a walkable, creative district in Downtown Phoenix, Arizona. At the Cobra Arcade Bar you’ll find this gem of a mural entitled “La Medusa” painted by internationally renowned street artists El Mac (a.k.a. Miles MacGregor) and David Choe.

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Toxic Town: Picher, Oklahoma

View on Google Street View Less than a 100 years ago the town of Picher in Oklahoma was a mining boomtown producing more than $20 billion in lead and zinc ore from 1917 to 1947. Today, Picher is a hazardous waste site as a result of unregulated mining.

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See Inside the Precious Moments Chapel in Virtual Reality

Visit the Precious Moments Chapel on Google Street View The Precious Moments Chapel, fondly dubbed “America’s Sistine Chapel” by many, was created by Sam Butcher, the artist, and creator of the Precious Moments religious giftware company. The entire complex features artworks that depict stories from the Bible.

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The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts in VR

View on Google Street View The setting sun illuminates the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts located on the campus of Pittsburg State University. This clean-lined new facility provides first class performing venues for the university’s theater, music, and dance programs, while also giving the town of Pittsburg a performing arts venue suitable for touring artists.

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Virtual Tour of Miners Memorial – Immigrant Park, Pittsburg, KS

View on Google Street View Miner’s Memorial, dedicated in July 2008 pays tribute to the immigrants who settled in Southeast Kansas and worked in the Weir-Pittsburg Coalfields of Cherokee and Crawford Counties.

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Discover the Pittsburg ArtWalk “Your Downtown” Mural located in Pittsburg, Kansas

View on Google Maps  The Pittsburg ArtWalk in Pittsburg, Kansas has been a local happening since 2005. For 2015 ArtWalk, in collaboration with SEK Art Fest, a completed public art piece entitled “Your Downtown” located at the northwest corner of 5th Street and Broadway was dedicated.  It was so beautiful that I had to photograph it and share […]

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Put On Your Google Cardboard and Experience Beijing’s 798 Art Zone in VR

Once the home of the North China Wireless Joint Equipment Factory, the 798 Art Zone is a vast compound built in the 50s that has been renovated to house dozens of galleries, design studios, art spaces, artists’ studios, ateliers, fashion houses, shops, restaurants, and bars. Today the 798 is also the epicenter of China’s street […]

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Atop the Beijing Ancient Observatory

Visit on Google Maps Street View   The Beijing Ancient Observatory, on the UNESCO Tentative List, is located on the top of a fort-like building at Jianguo Gate. It is one of the oldest observatories in the world. It used to be a part of the city wall once surrounding Beijing. Although there were no […]

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