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Discover Treasure Island 2010 | Site-specific murals and sound files | Commissioned by the Children’s Art Centre for ‘21st Century: Art in the First Decade’ | Courtesy: The artist and the Queensland Art Gallery | Supported by the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation 2010

21st Century Kids: Jorge Méndez Blake ‘Discover Treasure Island’ 2010

Discover Treasure Island 2010 is a series of large-scale murals created by Mexican-born artist Jorge Méndez Blake especially for the Children’s Art Centre’s Park level foyer. The artist has chosen his favourite story as a child — Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic swash-buckling tale Treasure Island and brought it to life in an immersive, sound-based installation.

Categories: 21st Century Kids, Artist, Exhibition

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