Portland Memorial Mausoleum Mural
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N 45° 28.222 W 122° 39.400
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Quick Description: Although named for the mausoleum on which it is painted, this mural is meant to be enjoyed from the Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge which it overlooks.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 4/22/2010 3:29:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM8N65
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
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Long Description:
Artist: ArtFX
Title: Portland Memorial Mausoleum Mural
Date: 2009
Medium: Latex paint
Discipline: mural
Dimensions: area: 43,485 square feet (approximate)
Funding Source: Public Art Mural Program/Private Funding
Location: Portland Memorial Mausoleum Chapel, 6705 SE 14th Ave.

"The Portland Memorial Mausoleum Mural was created as an expansion of the existing Great Blue Heron Mural on the lower west facing wall of the Mausoleum, also applied by ArtFX. The expanded mural covers eight surfaces totaling approximately 43,485 square feet, and is estimated to be the largest mural in the United States.

"Whaling Wall XXXIII: Planet Ocean [by Robert Wyland, Long Beach, CA] WMDXE was the world's largest mural [at 116,000 square feet] for three years until Colorado’s Levee Project mural WM86G7 overtook it in 1995 at almost 180,000 square feet." Source: Wyland Whaling Wall, Beach California.com.
"Seen clearly from the OMSI Springwater Trail and I-5, the mural highlights the importance of the 160-acre Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge to the city of Portland’s quality of life, the contribution of the wetland system as a critical element of the city’s green infrastructure, and its contribution to maintaining biodiversity in the city and metropolitan area." Source: Regional Arts and Culture Commission of Portland

City: Portland, Oregon

Location Name: Portland Memorial Mausoleum Chapel

Artist: ArtFX

Date: 2009

Media: Latex paint

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