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Street Art: A Public Conversation

The three Kardashian Sisters Mural on Locust Street in Las Cruces. (courtesy of Murals of Las Cruces)
Courtesy of Murals of Las Cruces project.

Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, bridges to the community, host Emily Guerra meets with Founder of the Murals of Las Cruces Project and the City of Las Cruces Museum Curator, Norma Hartell, and local artist, Meg G. Freyermuth. They talk to us about street art appreciation and a controversial mural painted by a Santa Fe artist, Kevin Allende, known as Kausr, depicting the three Kardashian sisters, before they were famous, as three Native American crops, corn, beans and squash, before being genetically modified (GMO).

On Saturday, August 26th at New Mexico State University Art Gallery from 2 to 4:30 pm an event entitled “Street Art: A Public Conversation” will celebrate and bring public awareness about street art. The Murals of Las Cruces event will begin with a community panel of artists, historians and residents; and will be followed with a party and website launch. Currently they are on Facebook at Murals of Las Cruces.