The Umpteenth Post About Penang Street Art

I’ll keep this post short because many fellow bloggers have already written about Penang street art. However, every visitor will have a different experience. Few will see the works in the same order or interact with them in the same way. It’s also unlikely that one will see everything – even though there are paper and Google maps, these are not exhaustive. I have added a couple of them at the end of this post anyway.

For now, you can follow me and see the sights around George Town through my eyes. I learnt that it was more fun to capture the environs and not just the artwork alone.

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One of the more famous works by Ernest Zacharevic
Ernest Zacharevic Penang
All the people waiting to take a photo with it – at least it’s not as bad as the Mona Lisa
Julia Volchkova
Julia Volchkova painted this massive boatman just off Stewart Lane
Stewart Lane
I couldn’t find this on my map
George Town Armenian Street
You’ll find these three as you walk down Lebuh Armenian

George Town

Neko Penang

I Want Bao
You shouldn’t miss the egg tarts and salted egg pastries at Min Xiang Tai, which is located next to this piece.
Elephant tap
This one’s a little more subtle and near a fading depiction of Bruce Lee.
Ernest Zacharevic
Most people saw these two as separate works but I imagine they were meant to be complementary.
Penang Malaysia
Most of them also ignored the other mural behind them.
Busy Bodhi
Waiting for folks to buy drinks and coconut ice-cream at the Busy Bodhi, which is next to the boy on the chair.

Here are the maps that I promised. I found them by searching for ‘Penang street art Google map’, and I most certainly didn’t create them. This one is pretty comprehensive:

Even then it doesn’t cover everything. This one focuses on Zacharevic’s work, including those outside George Town:

Click or tap on the maps to expand and save them. I’m sure you’ll be satisfied no matter which route you take.

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