~ “I can’t breathe,” by Láolú Senbanjo ~

I apologize for skipping this week’s Whimsical Wednesday but I’m just not feeling full of whimsy today. Instead, I thought I’d share some of the beautiful murals that artists have created not only here, but all over the world.

night of protest and riots in Los Angeles, California.

~ Mural being painted by artist Celos in Los Angeles ~


~ Syrian artists Aziz Asmar and Anis Hamdoun honoring George Floyd in Binnish, Syria ~

~ Memorial illustrations honoring Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd, by Chicago artist Shirien Damra ~


~ Niko Alexander, Cadex Herrera, Greta McLain, Xena Goldman, and Pablo Helm Hernandez with the George Floyd Memorial Minneapolis mural they created ~

George Floyd mural in Berlin streets

~ Dominican graffiti artist Jesus Cruz Artiles with his mural in Berlin, Germany ~

World Reacts To George Floyd Death

~ Street art in honor of George Floyd by Italian street artist TVBoy in Barcelona, Spain ~


~ A digital portrait of George Floyd by Nikkolas Smith ~

Black Lives Matter protests

A mural of George Floyd in West Dublin. Demonstrations have taken place across Ireland in the wake of Mr Floyd’s death after a white officer held him down by pressing a knee into his neck last Monday. (Photo by Niall Carson/PA Images via Getty Images)