Lots of cities have flood walls covered with exquisite historical scenes (and ours along the Ohio River are fabulous).
But Covington also has four-story buildings painted by the Brooklyn-based collaborative FAILE, faces of Jimi Hendrix and Andy Warhol, The London Police on the side of a multi-million-dollar townhome at a highly visible intersection, street murals by an artist from Turin (that’s Italy), and paintings and mosaics on overpasses, underpasses, pump houses, planter boxes, buildings, benches, and basically anything that doesn’t move or breathe.
We have so many public paintings and statues that web sites, pamphlets, and brochures aren’t enough to keep up with them.
One of these days, we’re going to create the ultimate master list. For now: