Mural festival - the first of its kind

Updated Jun 26, 2013 07:55pm

A woman walks down an alley way between two painted murals in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A woman walks down an alley way between two painted murals in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A mural is seen on the side of a building during the Mural Festival on June 6, 2013 in Montreal, Canada. The festival is the first of its kind in Canada, an open-air museum featuring work by some 35 artists from around the world. — AFP Photo
A mural is seen on the side of a building during the Mural Festival on June 6, 2013 in Montreal, Canada. The festival is the first of its kind in Canada, an open-air museum featuring work by some 35 artists from around the world. — AFP Photo

A mural in progress is seen on the side of a building during the Mural Festival on June 6, 2013 in Montreal, Canada. — AFP Photo
A mural in progress is seen on the side of a building during the Mural Festival on June 6, 2013 in Montreal, Canada. — AFP Photo
Mural artist Erik Den Breejen works on his creation "FashionHeroesBowie" in New York on June 18, 2013. — AFP Photo
Mural artist Erik Den Breejen works on his creation "FashionHeroesBowie" in New York on June 18, 2013. — AFP Photo

A mural in progress is seen on the side of a building during the Mural Festival on June 6, 2013 in Montreal, Canada. — AFP Photo
A mural in progress is seen on the side of a building during the Mural Festival on June 6, 2013 in Montreal, Canada. — AFP Photo
A mural in progress is seen on the side of a van during the Mural Festival on June 6, 2013 in Montreal, Canada. The festival is the first of its kind in Canada, an open-air museum featuring work by some 35 artists from around the world. — AFP Photo
A mural in progress is seen on the side of a van during the Mural Festival on June 6, 2013 in Montreal, Canada. The festival is the first of its kind in Canada, an open-air museum featuring work by some 35 artists from around the world. — AFP Photo

A mural is seen on the side of a building during the Mural Festival on June 6, 2013 in Montreal, Canada. The festival is the first of its kind in Canada, an open-air museum featuring work by some 35 artists from around the world. — AFP Photo
A mural is seen on the side of a building during the Mural Festival on June 6, 2013 in Montreal, Canada. The festival is the first of its kind in Canada, an open-air museum featuring work by some 35 artists from around the world. — AFP Photo
Two girls walk past a mural painted on a wall in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
Two girls walk past a mural painted on a wall in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A mural of a woman is seen on the end of an office building in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A mural of a woman is seen on the end of an office building in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A man uses his phone to take a photograph of a mural on the wall of a car park in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A man uses his phone to take a photograph of a mural on the wall of a car park in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A mural is seen painted on a wall in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A mural is seen painted on a wall in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A man pushes his bicycle past murals painted on the side of a building in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A man pushes his bicycle past murals painted on the side of a building in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A man walks past murals painted on the wall of a car park in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A man walks past murals painted on the wall of a car park in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo

A mural is seen painted on a wall in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A mural is seen painted on a wall in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A mural is seen painted on a wall in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A mural is seen painted on a wall in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A mural is seen painted on a wall in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A mural is seen painted on a wall in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A mural is seen on a wall in Blackpool northern England, June 18, 2013. The mural is part of an outdoor art festival, "Sand, Sea and Spray" which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A mural is seen on a wall in Blackpool northern England, June 18, 2013. The mural is part of an outdoor art festival, "Sand, Sea and Spray" which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A mural is seen on a wall in Blackpool northern England, June 18, 2013. The mural is part of an outdoor art festival, "Sand, Sea and Spray" which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A mural is seen on a wall in Blackpool northern England, June 18, 2013. The mural is part of an outdoor art festival, "Sand, Sea and Spray" which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A mural is seen painted on the side of a building in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo
A mural is seen painted on the side of a building in Blackpool, northern England June 18, 2013. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre. — Reuters Photo

Murals are seen on the side of buildings during the Mural Festival in Montreal, Canada.

The festival is the first of its kind in Canada, an open-air museum featuring work by some 35 artists from around the world.


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