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New Spearbox hits Ivanhoe Village

July 8, 2014
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The second utility box to be painted in Ivanhoe Village, on the busy corner of Orange and Virginia, is getting all gussied up this week by local artist Andrew Spear. The subjects of the painting, two pretty vintage lassies coyly looking over their shoulders at the viewer, were inspired by the local history of...
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Vote for the Red Bull BC One B-boy you want immortalized in new Andrew Spear mural

May 30, 2014
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Vote for the Red Bull BC One B-boy you want immortalized in new Andrew Spear mural

New mural alert! Local hero Andrew Spear finishes his second of three Red Bull Wings to Walls murals Tuesday, when he paints in the local B-boy YOU vote for.
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What’s up with that bench?

February 26, 2014
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Dude, what’s up with that bench? The folks at The Center painted it that fun purple to dress it up for Andrew Spear’s mural pictured above… but it seems to have had a bad week and just fallen apart. Will Lynx replace it? Mills 50 Main Street District? And can someone wash that wall?...
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THE GIST: Links we love, Jan. 19

January 19, 2014
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THE GIST: Links we love, Jan. 19

Things we read and loved this week. Driver, roll up the partition please: Erstwhile Orlando performance artist Brian Feldman is back, and has announced a 10th-anniversary performance of The Feldman Dynamic, his signature piece. We wrote an article in 2011 comparing Feldman to Marina Abramovic. Here is a video of Abramovic explaining how to...
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THE GIST: Links we love, Jan. 12

January 12, 2014
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THE GIST: Links we love, Jan. 12

Culture links we love this week: Meryl Streep has things to say about Walt Disney. Our film reviewer has things to say about Walt Disney. Our resident theme park-and-theater columnist consults Disney historian Jim Korkis, who has things to say about Walt Disney. Many people have things to say about what other people said...
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Local artists illustrate Orlando neighborhoods in Picturing Main Street art show

May 15, 2013
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Local artists illustrate Orlando neighborhoods in Picturing Main Street art show

Local artist Andrew Spear and Ivanhoe Village Main Street board member Gordon Spears teamed up to pull together this Main Street art show, which invited artists living in the many Main Street-designated areas to submit work that illustrated life in their various ’hoods.
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Andrew Spear working on Mills50 mural

January 31, 2013
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Was driving down Mills Avenue today to pick up a piece of artwork by Andrew Spear that I had bought from an art show at Halo salon, and I stumbled across … Andrew Spear creating more artwork. The new mural, which is being paid for by the city, is located on Mills Avenue where...
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Selection Reminder: Andrew Spear at Culture & Cocktails!

April 13, 2012
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Selection Reminder: Andrew Spear at Culture & Cocktails!

While Spear works in traditional media as well, his street work and murals are what’s known around town.
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