Darius Quarles
Durham Mural
is going to
blow your mind

Darius Quarles photo by Chrystal Kelly

Darius Quarles photo by Chrystal Kelly

Darius Quarles is a lifelong artist. Currently he works out of the Pleiades Gallery at 109 East Chapel Hill Street in downtown Durham. But there is now another amazing place to see his work, as fabulous freelance photographer and Clarion Content contributor, Chrystal Kelly, documents.

photo by Chrystal Kelly

photo by Chrystal Kelly

This amazing mural is located inside the Liberty Warehouse courtyard on the east-facing side of the new apartments. While the art is oriented inward toward building residents rather than outward toward the community, the subject matter embraces Durham history and legacy. The bricks it’s painted on are part of Durham’s foundation, the very sort they refer to when they say, “If the walls could talk.” (Oh. but lucky us, our cultural creators run deep; somebody has already made a documentary film about Liberty Warehouse.)

Artist Darius Quarles, photo by Chrystal Kelly

Artist Darius Quarles, photo by Chrystal Kelly

 

Weapons of choice, photo by Chrystal Kelly

Weapons of choice, photo by Chrystal Kelly

 

photo by Chrystal Kelly

photo by Chrystal Kelly

 

work in progress photo by Chrystal Kelly

Work in progress photo by Chrystal Kelly

 

Helpers photo by Chrystal Kelly

Helpers photo by Chrystal Kelly

 

photo by Chrystal Kelly

photo by Chrystal Kelly

 

Artist Darius Quarles at work, photo by Chrystal Kelly

Artist Darius Quarles at work, photo by Chrystal Kelly

 

It requires all angles; photo by Chrystal Kelly

It requires all angles; photo by Chrystal Kelly

 

Artist Darius Quarles work is huge; photo by Chrystal Kelly

Artist Darius Quarles work is huge; photo by Chrystal Kelly

 

photo by Chrystal Kelly

photo by Chrystal Kelly

 

Artist Darius Quarles photo by Chrystal Kelly

Artist Darius Quarles at work, photo by Chrystal Kelly

 

photo by Chrystal Kelly

photo by Chrystal Kelly

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