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Want to peruse dozens of murals in one short block? Check out Oak Street Alley. This stretch of Oak Street, between 14th and 15th Streets in Phoenix, contains several murals by notable artists.   Soak in Aztec Smurf’s impressive aquatic creation.   Bow down to Isaac Caruso’s ode to the Hindu god Ganesh.   Enjoy Andy Brown’s eclectic offering.   Walk alongside Thomas “Breeze” Marcus’ distinctive style.   Gaze at Osiris Rain’s peaceful portrait.  ...

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One of the things I like most about mural hunting is that it takes me off my beaten path and introduces me to neighborhoods and buildings that I might not have noticed otherwise. It gives me license to explore alleyways, to walk around all sides of a building, to wander down unknown streets in search of beauty. Case in point, I was recently searching for El Mac’s Southwest Goddess. I knew it was somewhere on...

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