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If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It - Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 28° 25.007 W 016° 33.266
28R E 347745 N 3144355
Quick Description: This mural is on the gable end of an apartment block.
Location: Islas Canarias, Spain
Date Posted: 3/13/2016 2:34:40 PM
Waymark Code: WMQPKE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 3

Long Description:
It is number five in a series of wall murals known as ‘Puerto Street Art’.

This fantasy picture shows two elephant under the sea standing on an octopus. A basket on the back of one of them contains a baby mermaid being watched by two fish. Nearby there is also a startled looking sea horse.

There is an information board about the series of murals near to mural number one in the series on Calle Mequinez near to the harbour...
The city as a canvas
Puerto de la Cruz is an Atlantic city open to the sea, so it makes the ideal destination for experiencing the inflow of new and innovative ideas – which is exactly what mural painting is. So it’s no coincidence that it’s the venue for this museum of ephemeral art entitled Puerto Street Art.

One of the most important in the world thanks to the standard of its first rate artists.

In a small space so visitors can take a complete tour in one hour.

Set in the historic heart of the city, so in addition to the plasticity of the works visitors can enjoy the historic urban and cultural value of the area itself.

Murals in a range of different styles created using several techniques and incorporating a whole variety of themes.

A visit to these murals is an impressive visual experience due to their majestic scale and the skill of the artists who have created their works on these huge walls. This is La Ranilla, a historic part of Puerto de la Cruz where - in addition to the art – you can stroll around the streets and enjoy the hustle and bustle of city life and its shops and small restaurants.

Puerto Street Art is a way to rediscover the city as a creative space.
The artist of this piece is known as Juliana and a website about this series of murals has the following information...
“She is known in art circles for her extraordinary versatility and her passion for the realm of dreams. Her murals reveal a magic reality where the childhood attachment to the world of illusion still holds sway. Her work is also known for her personal expression of colours, textures and forms; her hyperrealistic dolls and her theatrical stage sets are famous.” link
City: Puerto de la Cruz

Location Name: Apartment Block at 11 Calle Las Maretas

Artist: Juliana

Date: 2014

Media: Paint on plaster surface

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

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