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The Sculptures of Peabody Park

In Midtown by Brenda Wilkerson0 Comments

Tucked against the train trestle on Cooper near Central, three-acre Peabody Park is a sleeper favorite of Midtowners and their children. The park was established in the early 1900s and underwent a renovation around 2000. It contains a popular splash park, a playground, a historic pavilion… and a pair of intriguing sculptures by Memphis artist Yvonne Bobo, titled “Without Boundaries.” …

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Inspiration Behind Rebecca’s Memphis Artwork

In Random by Caitlin L. Horton0 Comments

What’s Rebecca been up to lately? Well, for one she’s designed a series of travel posters inspired by, what else, vintage travel posters and illustration. Choose901 made this awesome video about her inspiration and love for Memphis and I think you should definitely watch it. Choose901 is selling 100 prints of each poster at their Popup Shop this Friday, May …

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Win a Dancing Lady for Your Fridge

In Giveaways by Caitlin L. Horton0 Comments

Everyone needs a lady in red in their life. Even better if she’s dancing. On your fridge. Enter to win this handpainted magnet by Rebecca Phillips, the artist behind Memphis Type Illustrated. This magnet’s muse is currently located on Marshall Avenue, although her scandalous story has her popping up all over Memphis for years. As we share with you in …

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Review of Casey’s Motel

In South Memphis by Caitlin L. Horton0 Comments

In the mood for robbery, mayhem, and general crookery? Think you might want to book a stay at Casey’s Motel? Check out this review by Rebecca Phillips first! Want to own a little piece of offbeat Memphis history? The original painting in that video is available at Front Porch Art.

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Overton Key Art

In Midtown by Rebecca Phillips0 Comments

One of the best parts of living where I live, is it is in walking distance to Overton Square. For the past year, when days are not cold and dreary, I have enjoyed venturing over to the square to see its progression into a little land of great mirth. I’ve observed a parking garage ascend, new artwork cover walls, new …