The Mark Apartments in Tempe to Unveil Aztec Smurf Mural Thursday
What do you call a Gila monster that's 50 feet tall and 55 feet wide? A distant cousin of Godzilla or the new largest mural in the city of Tempe?
Hint: If Godzilla were terrorizing Phoenix, you probably would have noticed by now.
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On Thursday, January 23, The Mark Apartments will host an official celebration for what is now the largest mural in Tempe.
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The work, which was commission by the property owners and created by artist Aztec Smurf, features a vibrant, sunset-colored Gila monster scaling the once-white four-story building.
Smurf began documenting the mural's progress on Twitter on December 31, and now, less than a month later, the finished community artwork, which also happens to be his largest piece to date, will get its official neighborhood welcoming with food trucks, giveaways, music, and a meet-and-greet with the artist.
This free event is happening from noon to 3 p.m. at The Mark Apartments. Free food will be provided to ASU students with valid ID. For more information, visit The Mark online or visit Aztec Smurf on Facebook.
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