DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Downtown Dallas is getting a little brighter and bolder, courtesy of British artist Lee Baker. Baker is painting a 100-foot long street art mural off Main Street in Downtown Dallas.
The mural, which is located across the street from The Joule Hotel, is part of the MTV RE:DEFINE exhibition and auction taking place the evening of September 22. The event will feature art works from some of the world’s leading contemporary artists.READ MORE: Police: 1 Dead In Downtown Austin Mass Shooting, Juvenile Suspect Arrested
Work on Baker’s mural began on September 10. Since then, he has transformed the side of the old Praetorian Building (known locally as Stone Place Tower), into a vivid collection of contemporary color palettes and deliberately skewed perspectives. It is Baker’s largest installation to date.READ MORE: 4 Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into MedStar Ambulance That Was Responding To Emergency
MTV RE:DEFINE aims to mix established and emerging artists of all kinds. Photography and color are the primary focus of this year’s event.MORE NEWS: North Texas Church Shines Light On Black-Owned Businesses In Remembrance Of Tulsa Race Massacre
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