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New murals on Grant Street, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

This week, three new murals were unveiled on highly visibile structres in Buffalo.

This is the largest of the three, the result of an innovative collaboration headed by Young Audiences of Western New York and executed by Grant Street community members and students along with mural artist Augustina Droze:

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The mural is meant to reflect both the history and changing spirit of the neighborhood, which is home to an increasing number of refugees and immigrants from around the world. A detail:

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Over on the bustling Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, two murals were recently mounted on opposite sides of a parking garage at Michigan and Goodrich Streets. These commissions, completed by local artists William Y. Cooper, James Cooper III and Jennifer Fuentes, reflect the increasing importance of the medical sciences in Buffalo's resurgence. Some shots of those murals:

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--Colin Dabkowski

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