Nike Commissions New Masaryk Towers Mural

Posted on: March 23rd, 2012 at 6:28 am by

Chico’s artistic fingerprint at Masaryk Towers was seriously diminished last weekend.  What little remained of his signpost mural on Columbia Street – “Living in Harmony” – was indelibly replaced with something less of the neighborhood, if you will. At least part of his other “Sports” one is still kickin’ just around the corner.

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Since Nike is already breathing life into Masaryk with its state-of-the-art gymnasium, the multinational footwear behemoth decided to commission a new piece for the brick-box extension that houses the facility. All day Sunday, two dudes on a scaffold were busy re-branding the facade with a much “louder” announcement. This latest mural iteration calls out Masaryk Towers using various typefaces, using a black-on-white color scheme. Note the larger block lettering spells out the name of the complex as well.

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What do you think of the new artwork?

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Photo Credit: Chico Art

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