In a new book, fifteen major contemporary authors respond to Linden Frederick’s series of nocturnal paintings of small Maine towns.
A performance artist dressed as a tree went for a walk in Portland, Maine, and the police had something to say about it.
Dubbed “the beginning of America” by locals, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Maine is situated at the easternmost point of the continental United States.
Today, Wooster Collective has published the above work by street artist Zevs that is only visible using UV light and was created in the actual room that the convicted 9/11 terrorists stayed in before their infamous attack. But what does this say?
Governor Paul LePage’s decision to remove a labor mural from Maine’s Dept of Labor was met with an avalanche of messages critical of the Republican leader’s need to appear more pro-business. According to AP’s analysis, 92 percent of the individual letters opposed the governor’s action. [HuffPost]
Last friday, a federal judge denied a request to order Maine to return a mural to a state Labor Department office where it was removed last month. According to the ruling, the Maine governor’s order to remove the 36-foot-long mural in late March constituted government speech, or the right of government to say what it wishes regardless of the viewpoint expressed.
The Portland Press-Herald is reporting that Maine’s labor leaders believe their Republican governor’s decision to remove a pro-labor mural from the state’s Department of Labor is “political payback” and “a spiteful, mean-spirited move by the governor that does nothing to create jobs or improve the Maine economy.”