Street Murals by Gaia seen at Rochester, NY, Rochester - Commerce is Swifter than Culture
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Item Commerce is Swifter than Culture
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Commerce is Swifter than Culture

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Commerce is Swifter than Culture is a larger-than-life mural completed by Baltimore artist Gaia on the South Wedge Planning Committee building at 224 Mt. Hope Ave. in Rochester, New York. It is a repeat pattern of the xerox tower, the aqueduct building, and the mercury figure that dominates the Rochester landscape in eight and a half by eleven format.

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Baltimore, MD

"Gaia grew up in New York City and is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland. His studio work, installations and gallery projects have been exhibited throughout the world most notably The Baltimore Museum of Art, Rice Gallery and Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive. His street work has been documented and featured in several books on urban art, including Beyond the Street: The 100 Leading Figures in Urban Art, (Berlin, 2010) and Outdoor Gallery (New York, 2014). Gaia lives and works in Baltimore, MD, but spends a majority of his time traveling painting murals across the world on all six continents "

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