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Penang Street Art: A Hidden Art Alley

A series of murals painted on the wall of a small hidden alley in George Town.

These art works can be found at a hidden alley that exits to Tye Kee Yoon Road, which is off Brick Kiln Road in George Town.

Penang Street Art (Thirst for Life)

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Another art mural found at the mouth of a small alley that connects both Kampung Kolam area and Kapitan Keling Mosque Street in George Town.

Penang Street Art (Speaking Hokkien)

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A large street art mural near Armenian Street that ‘teaches’ a basic Hokkien sentence. Hokkien is a Chinese language dialect that is widely spoken by majority of the Chinese people in Penang.

Penang Street Art (The Bearded Face)

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A large mural depicting the face of a bearded man painted by UK artist Gabriel Pitcher in conjunction with the Different Strokes street art festival held in Penang a couple of months ago. This art work can be found at Muntri Street, George Town.

Penang Street Art (A Face on the Wall)

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A mural found inside the compound of Hin Bus Depot, George Town.

Balik Pulau Street Art: The Old Man Portrait by Zacharevic

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A large mural portrait of an old man as created by the now famous artist Ernest Zacharevic.

Penang Street Art: Different Strokes Street Art Exhibition

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In April, Hin Bus Depot Art Centre and UK’s Graffiti Prints launched a collaborative project that featured street arts from various international artists (15 of them) at several areas in George Town, one of them being the old ruined shophouses located along Maxwell Road (Jalan Maxwell). The decaying walls and ruined structures of the once thriving area made up a nice canvas for the display of the street arts.

The project was titled Different Strokes street art exhibition and the art works can also be found at the Hin Bus Depot Art Centre.

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Some of the art works found in the ruined buildings as shown above.

Nagore Mews Portraiture Murals

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Two large portrait style art murals painted at the abandoned houses at Nagore Mews during the Urban Xchange Street Art festival. The entrance to the mews is right at the side of Nagore Road, George Town.

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