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Downtown Delight: New murals bring large scale art to downtown Longview | Local News

Six native East Texas flowers soon will stand nearly 40-feet high as they transform a 5,300-square-foot wall in downtown Longview into a work of art. Meanwhile, a woman with flowing red hair now lives downtown and the notes from her flute burst from what was once a plain brick wall.

Those two murals, along with a third that pays tribute to the late artist Anup Bhandari, are among several that will bring more artistic beauty to downtown Longview.

“One of our goals is to spark a love of the arts in Longview,” Arts!Longview Executive Director Cynthia Hellen said. “This is

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Ironworks museum combines industry and art on a colossal scale

Voelklingen Ironworks is a 15-acre complex that dominates the city of Voelklingen in Germany. (Brian Ferguson/Stars and Stripes)

With its massive Industrial Revolution-era machines and science fiction movie set atmosphere, you would think that Voelklinger Huette was the birthplace of the steampunk trend.

Classified as a World Cultural Heritage Site, the ironworks was the first monument from the era to be included on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

When I asked my 9-year-old daughter if she wanted to come along, she said sure, even though I had no idea what we would see.

The site has just reopened after closing

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