Chinese Folk Tales Mural

This very large mural – too large to squeeze into a rectangular photograph – is located right next to the Chinatown Paifang (gate) on Surface Road x Beach Street. By B.Y.C.C., 1997 (artist credits are displayed near the end of the video).





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Big Hand Man Mural in Chinatown

big hand man wall mural chinatown boston
Close-up shot… this is a small portion of a much larger mural on Tyler Street.

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Art Plaques on a building in Chinatown

I’m not a student of art history, so I may be (and probably am) completely wrong about this. The style may be Chinese Tang Dynasty work, but it also reminds me quite a bit of Japanese art from the Edo period. The subject of each is one person playing a musical instrument, and another person engaged in some other activity.
flute chinese art plaque
These metal plaques are mounted several floors above the ground and provide a nice embellishment to an otherwise unattractive building. Size of each is approx. 5′ high by 4′ wide.
musician art plaque chinatown boston

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