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(Pics) 20 Block Love Letter Continues to Grow

(Pics) 20 Block Love Letter Continues to Grow
culture
Dan Gould
  • 20 august 2009

We reported on Steve Powers’ ambitious Love Letter project last month, and it looks like they’ve been busy down in Philadelphia.  Below is a gallery of the beautiful murals that have gone up so far.

Some details on the endeavor:

Love Letter is literally a love letter painted on the walls facing the Market elevated train. 40 local and international artists will paint the walls in august and the letter will be on view for one and all starting as early as Labor Day

The project will encompass 50 painted walls between 63rd and 45th street on Market Street, a documentary film with scripted elements, a sign school and shop that will provide training for area youth and free signage for businesses on the market street corridor, and 2 books documenting the project. One of the books will be a small paperback that will be distributed to area businesses free of charge, for them to sell to visitors. The other book will be a larger hardcover book that will document not only the artwork, but the neighborhood and the inspirations of the Love Letter Project.

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