ARTIST: Jun KanekoDATE: 2006LOCATION: Phoenix Art Museum, 1765 N Central Ave. TYPE: Art InstallationMATERIALS: Glazed Ceramic Tile, GroutBUDGET: $188,772DISTRICT: 4ZIP CODE: 85004
Artist Jun Kaneko's vibrantly colored ceramic mural features a lively pattern of hard-edge geometric shapes. Built with 130 hand-made glazed ceramic tiles, the mural is approximately 15 feet high and 21 feet wide. Individual tiles are 14.5 inches by 18 inches. The mural was developed as part of city efforts to enhance pedestrian areas near light rail stops. The Central Avenue and McDowell Road stop is just south of the museum.