12 May 2010

Lizards on the loose ~

This gorgeous tile mural is easy to miss and that is definitely a shame! As you head west on Wrightstown Road these lizards decorate part of the overpass where Wrightstown turns into Tanque Verde Road. You get a glimpse of them and whoosh - you're past them before you can even blink. The work is beautiful and the lizards are 3-D!

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  1. Hi Sharon! I walked around it and didn't see any attribution as to who the artist is for this piece. I'm going to do more research and credit him/her if I can.

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  2. I love it! Don't you wish they'd do that to all bridge and highway pillars? That would be cool.

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  3. There's a nice little article about it here, if anyone is interested.
    http://azstarnet.com/news/local/foothills/hohokam-mural-road-show/article_9baf09ef-1323-5846-bd1c-bd4c5871c245.html

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    1. Notes about the lizards:
      the lizards are actually meant to be desert spiny (Sceloporus magister) and Clark spiney (Sceloporus clarkii) (none are Sonoran Collared). We like to call all of them "Lloyd."

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