Spectacular demolition turns car park murals into dust

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Murals on the Manchester St car park are being crunched into dust after a call to save the artworks failed. 

Artist Chris Finlayson, who painted the murals in 1995 with Dean Blundell, had hoped the transportation artworks could be saved.

A Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) spokesman said last month that any attempt to preserve the murals would come at a significant cost to taxpayers, as they were painted directly on the walls. Read more…

Article from Stuff.co.nz

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