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V.19 No.52 | 12/30/2010

Culture Shock

Former Alibi Arts Editor Remembers the Rainbows

Now that I live 5,000 miles away from Albuquerquein London, a city as gray and lusterless as the stereotypeit’s easy to think of all the things I miss: sunshine, foamy beer and green chile chicken enchiladas probably top the list. But the unexpected one, the one that all the artsy hip Londoners would scoff at, is a painting on a building. Sure, London is supposed to be a street-art Mecca and there are tons of pieces all over the place, from Banksy to Space Invader to less well-known artists, but they all lack the kind of life that the Central rainbows embody.

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