Simple Pleasures Tom Torluemke Indianapolis

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I think first time I recorded this series of murals was my second visit to Indianapolis in 2015. Unfortunately my very bad habit of not getting projects started or finished – I’m just now getting around to sharing video.

You will find these murals “hiding” in an underpass between Indianapolis Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium (at South and Capitol). If you don’t take skywalk leaving Crowne Plaza at Union Station to stadium – you would make a left from hotel driveway to find this artwork.

There was a man on a bike who didn’t seem to happy I was recording murals. Couldn’t understand what he said both times he rode by – second time on other side of underpass.

Recorded February 13, 2017

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Simple Pleasures Tom Torluemke public commissions In October 2011,Tom painted a mural for the Arts Council of Indianapolis and the City of Indianapolis as part of the The 46 for XLVI program. 46 for XLVI was created to elevate the arts and culture of the City in preparation for Super Bowl XLVI. The mural is the largest mural Tom has painted to date, 5,000 square feet and 355 feet long. The mural is painted on an underpass wall between the Indianapolis Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium (at South and Capitol).

Tom Torluemke (born, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois) is an Indiana based, contemporary American artist. His practice spans 30 years and includes works in painting, drawing, sculpture and installations in a variety of mediums.

“In 2011,Torluemke painted the popular 350′ mural “Simple Pleasures” for City of Indianapolis for 46th Super Bowl held at Lucas Oil Stadium”

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