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These 40 Harlem Street Art Murals Are Captivating

There are several museums and galleries throughout Harlem that harbor amazing pieces of work which contributes to the community’s artistic landscape. However, in many areas the art scene transcends beyond those institutions; spilling out on to the neighborhood’s sidewalks. The streets of Harlem have transformed into art attractions. We’ve rounded up some of the most visually appealing street art murals that can be found throughout Harlem. Check them out below!

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Mural in Harlem, Manhattan. #harlem #harlemmurals #mural

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This mural is part of a campaign to bring awareness of human rights abuses — in particular, educational discrimination. — in Iran. The project is called ‘Education is not a Crime’. . Fifteen renowned street artists painted murals all over Harlem, during the summer. The theme of the murals is the right to an education. . . Artist: Brazilian artist Alexandre Keto (@alexandreketo). Location: 126th Street and Frederick Douglass Blvd. Mural: Two women and a child under a baobab tree that signifies knowledge and wisdom. The tree trunk bares the image of the Tehran University gates to represent those in Iran who are blocked from getting an education. . . #alexandreketo #mural #urbanart #artwork #graffiti #educationisnotacrime #streetart #africanwoman #notacrimecampaign #october2016paz #autumn2016paz #ipuffyheartny #harlemwalkabout #lookingup #harlemfotofootin #withloveharlem

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