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Photos: Public art in the Boston area

People entered the Underground Ink Block in the South End.
People entered the Underground Ink Block in the South End.(Lane Turner/Globe Staff)
Beyond Walls has evolved from a one-off graffiti festival to a permanent civic rebranding project in Lynn. Above: a portrait of two mermaids.
Beyond Walls has evolved from a one-off graffiti festival to a permanent civic rebranding project in Lynn. Above: a portrait of two mermaids.(David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
A pedestrian in Roxbury walked by a new mural by graffiti artist Rob Gibbs (a.k.a. Problak) titled "Breathe Life 3."
A pedestrian in Roxbury walked by a new mural by graffiti artist Rob Gibbs (a.k.a. Problak) titled "Breathe Life 3."(Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
Freeway ramps have become canvas for artists, too.
Freeway ramps have become canvas for artists, too.(Lane Turner/Globe Staff)
Another mural from Lynn’s Beyond Walls.
Another mural from Lynn’s Beyond Walls.(David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
"Angurria" at Ann's Restaurant in Lynn.
"Angurria" at Ann's Restaurant in Lynn.(David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
From left: Pedro Soto, associate director; Julia Midland, program manager; Al Wilson, founder and cguef executive; and Charlotte Maher with "Wasp Elder" by artist Sam Worthington.
From left: Pedro Soto, associate director; Julia Midland, program manager; Al Wilson, founder and cguef executive; and Charlotte Maher with "Wasp Elder" by artist Sam Worthington.(David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
Super A (Stefan Thelen) The mural "Resonance, 2019,” by artist Stefan Thelen (a.k.a. Super A) on display in Dewey Square on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway.
Super A (Stefan Thelen) The mural "Resonance, 2019,” by artist Stefan Thelen (a.k.a. Super A) on display in Dewey Square on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway.(Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
Boston, MA - 7/16/2019 - Irina Iavniuk and daughter Krystyna, 7, of Princeton, N.J., viewed Erwin Wurm’s "UFO, 2006" made from a Porsche 924, on the Greenway.
Boston, MA - 7/16/2019 - Irina Iavniuk and daughter Krystyna, 7, of Princeton, N.J., viewed Erwin Wurm’s "UFO, 2006" made from a Porsche 924, on the Greenway.(Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
"OPERANT (An Oldowonk Cataract), 2019," by artist Karl Unnasch, also is on display along the Greenway.
"OPERANT (An Oldowonk Cataract), 2019," by artist Karl Unnasch, also is on display along the Greenway.(Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
A woman walked her dog through the Underground Ink Block.
A woman walked her dog through the Underground Ink Block.(Lane Turner/Globe Staff)
Boston natives Victor and Liza Quinonez founded Street Theory, the creative agency that brokered the deal between public and private partners to create the Underground Ink Block,
Boston natives Victor and Liza Quinonez founded Street Theory, the creative agency that brokered the deal between public and private partners to create the Underground Ink Block,(Lane Turner/Globe Staff)
Street Theory also worked to create this piece of public art on a highway ramp.
Street Theory also worked to create this piece of public art on a highway ramp.(Lane Turner/Globe Staff)