112 Prince Street New York City, NY. (1975)
112 Prince Street New York City, NY. (1975)

Oil paint on brick and cement, 8,970 square feet

Commissioned by Citywalls, Inc., New York

Executed by Van Wagner Outdoor Advertising, New York City, New York

The cast iron wall of the front of this building is repeated in the mural on its east wall. The mural also incorporates two pre-existing windows and features a cat painted into another window. This was the first outdoor mural completed by the artist and was coordinated by Doris Freedman, the director of Citywalls, who was instrumental in launching many of the artist's early projects.

Peck Slip Arcade South Street Seaport, New York, NY. (1978)
Peck Slip Arcade South Street Seaport, New York, NY. (1978)

Oil paint on brick, 6000 square feet

Commissioned by Consolidated Edison

Coordinated by Citywalls, Inc. (New York, NY)

Executed by Seaboard Outdoor Advertising (New York, NY)

Trompe l'oeil facades and a view of the nearby Brooklyn Bridge, appropriate to early nineteenth-centry New York, cover the south wall of this Cone-Ed substation.

Boston Architectural Center Boston, MA. (1977)
Boston Architectural Center Boston, MA. (1977)

Oil paint, 6800 square feet

Commissioned by the Boston Architectural Center with private grant assistance

Supervised by Citywalls, Inc. (New York, NY)

Executed by Seaboard Outdoor Advertising (New York, NY)

Commissioned by the director of the Boston Architectural Center, Peter Blake, this mural was the first to be "carved" into a wall in order to reveal imaginary interiors. It was intended to simulate an eighteenth-century architectural drawing.

Homage to the Chicago School 1211 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL. (1980)
Homage to the Chicago School 1211 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL. (1980)

Keim silicate paint, 1800 square feet

Executed by Evergreene Painting Studios, New York

The mural, which is painted on three sides of an eighteen-floor apartment house, follows the color and lines of the finished front facade and reflects Louis Sullivan's decorative style.

3 Zwingerstrasse Near Isar Tor, Munich, Germany. (1978)
3 Zwingerstrasse Near Isar Tor, Munich, Germany. (1978)

Keim silicate paint, 4500 square feet

Commissioned by Lloyd Insurance Company and the City of Munich

Coordinated by Galerie Biederman, Munich

This facade not only wraps around the front of the building but also creates a "porch" that looks into a hidden courtyard with a small "garage," whose open door provides a glimpse of a 1932 model of a Mercedes Benz.

Edison Brothers Stores, Inc. St. Louis, MO. (1984)
Edison Brothers Stores, Inc. St. Louis, MO. (1984)

Keim silicate paint, 110,000 square feet

Commissioned by Edison Brothers, Inc., St. Louis

Executed by Evergreene Painting Studios, New York

This is a three-sided mural with eight obelisks at its corners, a painted sculpture of Peace on the west facade, and a painted equestrian statue of St. Louis on the south facade.

Oregon Historical Society Portland, OR. (1989)
Oregon Historical Society Portland, OR. (1989)

Keim silicate paint, 14,000 square feet

Commissioned by the Oregon Historical Society

Architect: Zimmer Gunsel Frasca Partnership

Executed by American Illusion, New York

The west face of this multi-part mural, painted on four sides of a six-sided building depicts four, thirty-feet-high participants of the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 104-05. The south face bears a trompe l'oil freize of the Oregon Trail and the John Jacob Astor fur trade.

Homage to Chisholm Trail, Sundance Square Fort Worth, TX. (1985)
Homage to Chisholm Trail, Sundance Square Fort Worth, TX. (1985)

Keim silicate paint on cement, 4500 square feet

Commissioned Sundance Square Development Corporation

Executed by Jonathan Williams, Los Angeles, CA

Here the artist created a faux sculptural relief depicting an 1860s cattle drive through downtown Fort Worth, when the Chisholm Trail traversed this site.

Fountainebleau Hotel Miami Beach, FL (1985-86 destroyed)
Fountainebleau Hotel Miami Beach, FL (1985-86 destroyed)

Keim silicate paint on brick, 19,200 square feet

Commissioned by the Muss Corporation

Executed by American Illusion, New York

The large Art Deco "Arc de Triomphe" offers a view onto the original Fountainebleau Hilton Hotel, designed by Morris Lapidus, and is "lit" by two sixty-five feet high grand lamps in the form of caryatids.

Lincoln Building Washington, D.C. (1984 destroyed)
Lincoln Building Washington, D.C. (1984 destroyed)

This building is adjacent to the house where Abraham Lincoln died and opposite Ford's Theater where he was shot. The mural on the building's south side depicts Lincoln as a young man, while the painting on the north side was to show him as president. Only the south side was completed before the Department of the Interior halted the project.

31 Milk Street Boston, MA. (1986)
31 Milk Street Boston, MA. (1986)

Keim silicate paint on brick, 4200 square feet

Commissioned by Windsor Buildings Associates

Executed by American Illusion, New York

This mall wall on a side street in Boston contained thirty-three diamond-shaped ties-rods, which were incorporated into the mural depicting a building under construction.

Byham Theatre Pittsburgh, PA. (1993)
Byham Theatre Pittsburgh, PA. (1993)

Executed by Evergreene studios with funding from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. Originally the Fulton Theatre, it was renamed the Byham Theatre in 1995.

Gateway to the Waterfront Yonkers, NY. (1997)
Gateway to the Waterfront Yonkers, NY. (1997)
Thunderbird Fire and Safety Equipment Corporation Phoenix, AZ. (1985)
Thunderbird Fire and Safety Equipment Corporation Phoenix, AZ. (1985)

 

3440 E. Roeser Road, Phoenix, AZ

Keim silicate paint on cement, 8000 square feet

Commissioned by Fred Nachman III, owner

Executed by American Illusion, New York

This "tilt up" building was partly shaped on the ground - cement was poured and the building walls were tilted up and joined - in order to support the artwork it bears, a painting of a turn of the century fire station.

2300 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA. (1983)
2300 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA. (1983)

Keim silicate paint, 15,000 square feet

Privately commissioned

Executed by Evergreene Painting Studios, New York

The five-floor corner office building was transformed into a labyrinth of arched openings that contain a "figure" of William Penn, painted to scale after his portrait at the city hall, and a view of a scull rower, appropriated from Thomas Eakins' painting Max Schmitt in a Single Scull.

City of Huntsville, TX. (1990-2000)
City of Huntsville, TX. (1990-2000)
Homewood Business District Homewood, IL.  (1983-2014)
Homewood Business District Homewood, IL. (1983-2014)

This project consisted of 14 murals executed over a thirty year period by matching funds from the Village of Homewood and executed by Thomas Melvin.

Glockenspiel Mural for Yorkville New York, NY. (2005)
Glockenspiel Mural for Yorkville New York, NY. (2005)

Keim on masonry (exterior)

110 Livingston Street Brooklyn, NY. (2007)
110 Livingston Street Brooklyn, NY. (2007)

This very large project on the former Board of Education building in downtown Brooklyn was completed in the Spring of 2007.

     
112 Prince Street New York City, NY. (1975)
Peck Slip Arcade South Street Seaport, New York, NY. (1978)
Boston Architectural Center Boston, MA. (1977)
Homage to the Chicago School 1211 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL. (1980)
3 Zwingerstrasse Near Isar Tor, Munich, Germany. (1978)
Edison Brothers Stores, Inc. St. Louis, MO. (1984)
Oregon Historical Society Portland, OR. (1989)
Homage to Chisholm Trail, Sundance Square Fort Worth, TX. (1985)
Fountainebleau Hotel Miami Beach, FL (1985-86 destroyed)
Lincoln Building Washington, D.C. (1984 destroyed)
31 Milk Street Boston, MA. (1986)
Byham Theatre Pittsburgh, PA. (1993)
Gateway to the Waterfront Yonkers, NY. (1997)
Thunderbird Fire and Safety Equipment Corporation Phoenix, AZ. (1985)
2300 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA. (1983)
City of Huntsville, TX. (1990-2000)
Homewood Business District Homewood, IL.  (1983-2014)
Glockenspiel Mural for Yorkville New York, NY. (2005)
110 Livingston Street Brooklyn, NY. (2007)

    

112 Prince Street New York City, NY. (1975)

Oil paint on brick and cement, 8,970 square feet

Commissioned by Citywalls, Inc., New York

Executed by Van Wagner Outdoor Advertising, New York City, New York

The cast iron wall of the front of this building is repeated in the mural on its east wall. The mural also incorporates two pre-existing windows and features a cat painted into another window. This was the first outdoor mural completed by the artist and was coordinated by Doris Freedman, the director of Citywalls, who was instrumental in launching many of the artist's early projects.

Peck Slip Arcade South Street Seaport, New York, NY. (1978)

Oil paint on brick, 6000 square feet

Commissioned by Consolidated Edison

Coordinated by Citywalls, Inc. (New York, NY)

Executed by Seaboard Outdoor Advertising (New York, NY)

Trompe l'oeil facades and a view of the nearby Brooklyn Bridge, appropriate to early nineteenth-centry New York, cover the south wall of this Cone-Ed substation.

Boston Architectural Center Boston, MA. (1977)

Oil paint, 6800 square feet

Commissioned by the Boston Architectural Center with private grant assistance

Supervised by Citywalls, Inc. (New York, NY)

Executed by Seaboard Outdoor Advertising (New York, NY)

Commissioned by the director of the Boston Architectural Center, Peter Blake, this mural was the first to be "carved" into a wall in order to reveal imaginary interiors. It was intended to simulate an eighteenth-century architectural drawing.

Homage to the Chicago School 1211 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL. (1980)

Keim silicate paint, 1800 square feet

Executed by Evergreene Painting Studios, New York

The mural, which is painted on three sides of an eighteen-floor apartment house, follows the color and lines of the finished front facade and reflects Louis Sullivan's decorative style.

3 Zwingerstrasse Near Isar Tor, Munich, Germany. (1978)

Keim silicate paint, 4500 square feet

Commissioned by Lloyd Insurance Company and the City of Munich

Coordinated by Galerie Biederman, Munich

This facade not only wraps around the front of the building but also creates a "porch" that looks into a hidden courtyard with a small "garage," whose open door provides a glimpse of a 1932 model of a Mercedes Benz.

Edison Brothers Stores, Inc. St. Louis, MO. (1984)

Keim silicate paint, 110,000 square feet

Commissioned by Edison Brothers, Inc., St. Louis

Executed by Evergreene Painting Studios, New York

This is a three-sided mural with eight obelisks at its corners, a painted sculpture of Peace on the west facade, and a painted equestrian statue of St. Louis on the south facade.

Oregon Historical Society Portland, OR. (1989)

Keim silicate paint, 14,000 square feet

Commissioned by the Oregon Historical Society

Architect: Zimmer Gunsel Frasca Partnership

Executed by American Illusion, New York

The west face of this multi-part mural, painted on four sides of a six-sided building depicts four, thirty-feet-high participants of the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 104-05. The south face bears a trompe l'oil freize of the Oregon Trail and the John Jacob Astor fur trade.

Homage to Chisholm Trail, Sundance Square Fort Worth, TX. (1985)

Keim silicate paint on cement, 4500 square feet

Commissioned Sundance Square Development Corporation

Executed by Jonathan Williams, Los Angeles, CA

Here the artist created a faux sculptural relief depicting an 1860s cattle drive through downtown Fort Worth, when the Chisholm Trail traversed this site.

Fountainebleau Hotel Miami Beach, FL (1985-86 destroyed)

Keim silicate paint on brick, 19,200 square feet

Commissioned by the Muss Corporation

Executed by American Illusion, New York

The large Art Deco "Arc de Triomphe" offers a view onto the original Fountainebleau Hilton Hotel, designed by Morris Lapidus, and is "lit" by two sixty-five feet high grand lamps in the form of caryatids.

Lincoln Building Washington, D.C. (1984 destroyed)

This building is adjacent to the house where Abraham Lincoln died and opposite Ford's Theater where he was shot. The mural on the building's south side depicts Lincoln as a young man, while the painting on the north side was to show him as president. Only the south side was completed before the Department of the Interior halted the project.

31 Milk Street Boston, MA. (1986)

Keim silicate paint on brick, 4200 square feet

Commissioned by Windsor Buildings Associates

Executed by American Illusion, New York

This mall wall on a side street in Boston contained thirty-three diamond-shaped ties-rods, which were incorporated into the mural depicting a building under construction.

Byham Theatre Pittsburgh, PA. (1993)

Executed by Evergreene studios with funding from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. Originally the Fulton Theatre, it was renamed the Byham Theatre in 1995.

Gateway to the Waterfront Yonkers, NY. (1997)
Thunderbird Fire and Safety Equipment Corporation Phoenix, AZ. (1985)

 

3440 E. Roeser Road, Phoenix, AZ

Keim silicate paint on cement, 8000 square feet

Commissioned by Fred Nachman III, owner

Executed by American Illusion, New York

This "tilt up" building was partly shaped on the ground - cement was poured and the building walls were tilted up and joined - in order to support the artwork it bears, a painting of a turn of the century fire station.

2300 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA. (1983)

Keim silicate paint, 15,000 square feet

Privately commissioned

Executed by Evergreene Painting Studios, New York

The five-floor corner office building was transformed into a labyrinth of arched openings that contain a "figure" of William Penn, painted to scale after his portrait at the city hall, and a view of a scull rower, appropriated from Thomas Eakins' painting Max Schmitt in a Single Scull.

City of Huntsville, TX. (1990-2000)
Homewood Business District Homewood, IL. (1983-2014)

This project consisted of 14 murals executed over a thirty year period by matching funds from the Village of Homewood and executed by Thomas Melvin.

Glockenspiel Mural for Yorkville New York, NY. (2005)

Keim on masonry (exterior)

110 Livingston Street Brooklyn, NY. (2007)

This very large project on the former Board of Education building in downtown Brooklyn was completed in the Spring of 2007.

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