Wednesday, 1 September 2021

Erskineville, art (Theme Day: Right Under Your Nose)


This artwork is located on the facade of a former warehouse along Rochford Street, in the inner city suburb of Erskineville. "The Lips" features a mural created by artist Rachel Szalay in 2020, celebrating the Australian Golden Wattle and Flowering Gum Trees. The warehouse was built in the 1930s and was previously used as a co-working space for creative industry freelancers, small businesses and entrepreneurs. It has now been redeveloped and converted into a couple of residential properties. I photographed this artwork when the lips featured a different design, which can be seen here and originally when they were a plain red, which can be seen here
Linked to:  Theme DayWordless Wednesday, Wednesday WisdomMonday MuralBlue MondayRuby Tuesday.

20 comments:

  1. Pucker up!
    Not sure how this art work celebrates wattles and gum trees, I must be missing the allusion!
    Thanks for sharing at https://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2021/08/smells-good-in-kitchen.html

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    1. It's the mural itself which celebrates the flowers. The lips were already there.

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  2. Perfect for theme. We were thinking along the same lines.

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  3. Lips are certainly 'right under the nose'. Good idea.
    MB

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  4. That is cool!! And in my 5kms. Might walk in to that one for exercise (instead of my harbour jaunt)

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  5. Much more striking now. I like what was done.

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  6. Yum!! Great capture :)

    Thanks for sharing your link at My Corner of the World this week!

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  7. Beautiful ! Thanks for sharing with Garden Affair

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  8. That is one weird mural!!

    best... mae at maefood.blogspot.com

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  9. I like the flowers they painted on the lips.
    Very striking mural Jim. Thanks for participating in Monday Murals

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  10. It's amazing the changes these lips have taken over time. Great 3-D art.

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