During Art Basel, Art World Descends on Wynwood Walls

MIAMI—Wynwood Walls, a destination for viewing murals by some of the world’s most famous street artists, was created in 2009 out of six warehouses and a parking lot in the heart of the Wynwood Arts District. During Art Basel Miami Beach, the project featured a special exhibit honoring its late founder Tony Goldman and its signature walls with works by the likes of Shepard Fairey, Nunca, Aiko and Retna, and

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Wynwood Walls was a must-see destination for those attending Art Basel Miami Beach.

Mural by Ron English of Decatur, Ill.

One of the largest murals in the complex is by Nunca of Sau Paolo, Brazil, and covers two walls.

Detail of mural by Nunca.

Detail of Nunca’s mural which “tells the story of a clash of cultures that also pertains to the colonization of Native American lands in the United States.”

Detail of mural by Os Gemeos (twin brothers Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo) of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

A large mural by Shepard Fairey greets visitors when they enter the main courtyard of Wynwood Walls and faces the Wynwood Kitchen & Bar restaurant.

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