Oh No!  What are They Doing? by taffy

Oh No! What are They Doing?

This mural, by a French artist (whose name I've forgotten) is part of the 'arts corridor' that is coming into the South Loop area (just south of the downtown business district). This is supposed to represent a Native American, and is seen from the river behind a major new development that has started to create a new high-rise mixed use community.
So much interest in this...I LOVE it!!!! Love the juxtaposition between the pose of the mural and the digger! I am trying to find who it is by, when I do I will post the link!
May 4th, 2018  
@ukandie1 Thanks! When I saw it on the computer, I was so glad the construction stuff was in it. Hadn't realized how it would frame the mural so well.
May 4th, 2018  
For anyone who is interested this is a link to the french artists who created this mural titled "The Native American Lost in Chicago... Dreamin'. https://www.wescover.com/p/street-murals-by-ella-and-pitr-at-527-s-wells-st-chicago-il--PBJMMNjl7wz
May 4th, 2018  
The construction equipment really sets it off and gives added meaning. For a link on the artists https://www.wescover.com/p/street-murals-by-ella-and-pitr-at-527-s-wells-st-chicago-il--PBJMMNjl7wz
May 4th, 2018  
@ukandie1 @hjbenson
Thanks for adding the link! Now I'm feeling I was just being lazy! (smile -- not really feeling that bad -- but am appreciative).
May 4th, 2018  
@taffy it was fun to find it, and am now thinking of doing a project of Chicago murals!
May 4th, 2018  
There are some great ones across the city -- really good idea (could become a book in fact). Have you been to Pilsen area? There are a lot of interesting ones there, and one of the schools in that area has murals made of tile (I think Perez Elementary).
May 4th, 2018  
Cool picture.
May 4th, 2018  
Oh, this is a very fun find and juxtaposition.
May 4th, 2018  
This is fantastic, and you're right about the machinery framing the mural. The contrast between the old building in the foreground (an erstwhile factory?) and the modern, rather bland building in the background adds appeal to the image. The mural itself is very interesting, love your caption.
May 4th, 2018  
Great caption! Sometimes words and images interact so well!
May 4th, 2018  
An absolutely magnificent image! What a great capture, especially love the mural. FAV
May 4th, 2018  
Wonderful mural and caption. Great shot.
May 4th, 2018  
very cool image
May 4th, 2018  
I love it, excellent street art and excellent composition too. fav
May 4th, 2018  
I love this. The interest in the image is huge ... with technology and art both so well demonstrated. I'm a real fan of this type of street-art. Such talent!
May 4th, 2018  
What a fascinating photo! It almost seemed to me as if the Native American was rubbing his head where the digger had inadvertently bumped into him! A most interesting blend of ideas in here.
May 4th, 2018  
Somebody must have seen the best in this artist! It does take a bit of thinking in this new development!
May 4th, 2018  
Great shot, so much interest in it. I'm glad you left the surrounding construction site in :)
May 4th, 2018  
Very clever!
May 4th, 2018  
Oh no!!!
May 4th, 2018  
He will be lost from view when the new building is finished - a real pity.
May 4th, 2018  
Great find and composition
May 4th, 2018  
Awesome mural and the shot tells a story. Why not tag it street-44 :)
May 4th, 2018  
Fab shot, beautifully framed!
May 4th, 2018  
Wow nicely framed!
May 4th, 2018  
Ahhh, the mural says it all. Perfect capture.
May 4th, 2018  
Nice composition and story
May 4th, 2018  
Fav and well framed by the yellow mashines.
May 4th, 2018  
So interesting looking. Great capture and interesting information.
May 4th, 2018  
Tells a great story and I like your title
May 4th, 2018  
So clever how they do these huge pieces of street art! Great composition! Certainly makes you think!
May 4th, 2018  
So much of interest here.
May 5th, 2018  
I just love murals on buildings, especially large murals. This one is great. Nice capture.
May 5th, 2018  
Fabulous composition. The mural is amazing and the inclusion of the construction vehicles completes the story. I will definitely check out the link.
May 5th, 2018  
Fav! Interesting shot and story!
May 5th, 2018  
This is wonderful, so powerful in color
May 5th, 2018  
The curved hand and the curved bucket great pov
May 5th, 2018  
Great composition and image
May 5th, 2018  
Your great image tells such a story - the new and the old, what was valued but may now disappear. What a sad tale if the new construction hides the mural from view.
May 5th, 2018  
Perfect composition
May 6th, 2018  
POV makes this shot. Very poignant.
May 6th, 2018  
What an interesting shot you've made, fav
May 6th, 2018  
Wonderful mural. I'm always fascinated by the ability to create art on such a large scale. This is such an interesting image!
May 6th, 2018  
Great find. Lovelt title.
May 6th, 2018  
Great composition and artwork
May 8th, 2018  
I agree with everyone, super image and love all the info about it too.
May 9th, 2018  
He doesn't look so happy - but I'm not surprised with that digger creeping up behind him. There is so much story in this photograph and yet it all hangs together in a great composition working well as a whole and in parts.
May 9th, 2018  
This would be right at home in Arizona, we are building like maniacs at the cost of the delicate and beautiful, I love this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Fav!
May 11th, 2018  
The setting is even more perfect because of all the construction materials. Great shot!
May 15th, 2018  
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