I love how liberals address political and economic problems. Today’s Projo reports that local artists are turning the exteriors of foreclosed homes into canvasses for their art. But this is about more than just making ugly economic and social problems look pretty, according to Lisa Carnevale, executive director of Rhode Island Citizens for Arts, who says the murals,
“[S]how how art can be a source of positive change and dialogue about the difficult issues facing our communities. It brings a different level of conversation,” she said.
This reminds me of a story earlier this summer, about an artist who painted a mural on the need for government reform of health care.