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No Kings Collective Curates Murals in Downtown Silver Spring by Group of Internationally Renowned Artists

DC’s No Kings Collective (Peter Chang and Brandon Hill), have curated a special team of internationally renowned artists to brighten Downtown Silver Spring’s new $10 million revitalization and upgrade.

The new mural project titled Silver Spring Walls features the work the following artists:

  • James Bullough, a Washington, DC expat living in Berlin, strikes a delicate balance between realistic portraiture and stylized distortions, incorporating a model for this project with family ties to Silver Spring, Md.
  • 1010 a Hamburg, Germany native known for his giant wall murals that portray hyper-realistic motifs of cave forms
  • No Kings Collective, duo Peter Chang and Brandon Hill, from DC

The new revitalization of the 440,000-square-foot Maryland complex includes new tenants and a new look including the murals and other public art, a new plaza area and dynamic greenspace.

For more information, visit www.downtownsilverspring.com

About Downtown Silver Spring:
Downtown Silver Spring is a vibrant 440,000 square foot shopping, dining, and entertainment destination located in the heart of downtown Silver Spring spanning from Ellsworth Drive to Fenton Street in Silver Spring, Md. Downtown Silver Spring has an eclectic mix of specialty retailers, estaurants and amenities. The complex is currently undergoing renovation that will result in the creation of a new plaza and dynamic outdoor greenspace with murals and public art creating a neighborhood gathering spot and setting for numerous outdoor events. Downtown Silver Spring is owned by Peterson Companies in partnership with Foulger-Pratt and ARGO Investment Company; it is managed and leased by Peterson Companies.

(via Downtown Silver Spring. Photo courtesy of No Kings Collective and Downtown Silver Spring.)