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Take yourself on a New Orleans public art tour. Taking you from New Orleans East to Jefferson Parish and everywhere in between, here's our regularly updated map of the coolest sculptures, murals and more to see and—if you please—pose with for your Instagram.

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1. "Travelers" Sculptures

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W Esplanade Ave & Power Blvd
Metairie, LA 70003

The four bronze sculptures by New York artist Deborah Masters were originally in Audubon Park and were recently moved to Jefferson Parish.

2. David Art Center Mural

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3020 North Arnoult Road
Metairie, LA 70002

Forrest Reiff painted the mural as part of the Arts Council of New Orleans' Fat City Mural Project, a project aimed at brightening the Metairie corridor.

3. "She Dreamed of a Place Called Fat City" Mural

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3220 Edenborn Ave
Metairie, LA 70002

The artist—known for her New Orleans-turned-worldwide "Before I Die" interactive mural—created the mural, featuring a short story by James A. Reeves, for the Art Council of New Orleans' public art initiative in the Metairie corridor.

4. Akira Sushi Mural

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3226 North Arnoult Road
Metairie, LA 70002

Denver, Colorado-based duo Hollis+Lana created the mural for the Fat City Mural Project.

5. Laurel Outdoor Mural

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3613 Hessmer Avenue
Metairie, LA 70002

Lafayette artist Robert Dafford painted the mural as part of the Arts Council of New Orleans' Fat City Mural Project.

6. David Harouni Sculptures

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Veterans Memorial Boulevard & Severn Avenue
Metairie, LA 70002

New Orleans artist David Harouni’s trio of identical 16-foot-tall figures stands amid the suburban bustle of Metairie.

7. Community Book Store Mural

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2523 Bayou Rd
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 948-7323

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8. "Remain in Light" mural

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701 South Alexander Street
New Orleans, LA 70119

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9. "The Realist" Sculpture

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Poydras St & S Galvez St
New Orleans, LA 70119

Part of art duo Myth Makers’ “Avian Avatars” series previously seen in New York, brought to NOLA for The Helis Foundation's Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition, "The Realist" depicts a red tail hawk.

10. "The Great Spirit" sculpture

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Poydras St & S Johnson St
New Orleans, LA 70112

Another Myth Makers sculpture for the “Avian Avatars” series, this one depicts an all-seeing owl.

11. "The Scold" Sculpture

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Poydras St & S Prieur St
New Orleans, LA 70112

The crow sculpture is part of Myth Makers "Avian Avatars" series.

12. "The Tourist" Sculpture

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Poydras St & Bertrand St
New Orleans, LA 70112

This pigeon, part of Myth Makers' "Avian Avatars," wants to see it all.

13. "The Taste Maker" Sculpture

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Poydras St & Bolivar St
New Orleans, LA 70113

The falcon is one of Myth Makers' "Avian Avatars."

14. “Funnel Tunnel” Sculpture

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South Claiborne Avenue & Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

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15. “VOLPANG” sculpture

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Poydras Street & Penn Street
New Orleans, LA 70113

The fabricated bronze sculpture by David Borgerding is part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

16. "Kendall Island" Sculpture

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Poydras Street & Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

That's not a real sunbather you're seeing: it's Carole Feuerman's oil painted resin sculpture. Part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

17. Gasa Gasa Mural

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4920 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70115

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18. "City Watch" Sculptures

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1228 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70113

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19. "Standing Vase With Five Flowers" Sculpture

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776 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

James Surls' bronze and steel sculpture is part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

20. "Gymnast" Sculpture

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Saint Charles Avenue & Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Enrique Alferez's bronze sculpture is part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

21. "Octet" Sculpture

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Saint Charles Avenue & Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Lin Emery's kinetic sculpture, located on Poydras Street between St. Charles Avenue and Camp Street, is part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

22. "Stairway to the Stars" Sculpture

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Poydras Street & South Claiborne Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112

Abstract expressionist sculptor Mark di Suvero's piece is part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

23. "Foci" Sculpture

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Poydras Street & Clara Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

Chakaia Booker's textured sculpture made of recycled tired stands tall across from the Superdome as part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

24. “Shayla, The Pink Bunny” Sculpture

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Poydras Street & Magnolia Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

The sculpture by Texas-based artist Jeffie Brewer is part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

25. "Ourglass" Sculpture

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Poydras Street & Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113

Dean Ruck's sculpture, covered in 400 mirrors from military surplus Jeeps, is part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

26. "Savoy" Sculpture

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Poydras Street & Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113

Martin Payton's painted steel sculpture is part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

27. “Crossroads” Sculpture

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Poydras Street & Baronne Street
New Orleans, LA 70113

Arkansas artist Greer Farris’ 10-foot-tall sculpture is part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

28. “Stacked V” Sculpture

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Poydras St & Carondelet St
New Orleans, LA 70113

Part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation, William Cannings' sculpture consists of five four-foot tall steel squares.

29. "Yaima and the Ball" Sculpture

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Poydras Street & Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

The second of Carole Feuerman's very realistic looking oil painted resin sculptures. Part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

30. "Nethership" Sculpture

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Poydras Street & South Peters Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Texas artist Ed Wilson's steel sculpture is part of the the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

31. "David" Sculpture

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Poydras Street & Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70130

New York artist Boaz Vaadia's stone sculpture is part of the the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

32. "Zach's Tower" Sculpture

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Poydras Street & Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70130

Texas artist John Henry's painted steel sculpture is part of the the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

33. "Weft" Sculpture

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Poydras St & Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA 70113

Rachel David steel sculpture is part of the Helis Foundation's Sculpture New Orleans project.

34. Urban Sidewalk/Installation Space (US/IS)

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441 Gravier Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

The set of three public-facing installation spaces features a rotating display of New Orleans artist in a variety of mediums.

35. MILAGROS NOPL Mural

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219 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA 70112

The mural on the back of the building captures the movement of the wind and the cool tones of the Mississippi.

36. Travis "Trumpet Black" Hill mural

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North Claiborne Avenue & Governor Nicholls Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

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37. Henry Lipkis Mural

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2600 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

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38. Banksy's "Umbrella Girl"

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North Rampart Street & Kerlerec Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

British graffiti artist superstar Banksy came to town in 2008 and this is one of his few remaining pieces here. It's covered in plexiglass but, sadly, still pretty defaced.

39. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Sculpture

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Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard & Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70113

Sculptor Frank Hayden's abstract egg sculpture is a tribute to the civil rights hero, with passages from Dr. King's speeches inside the egg form and a bullet hole to commemorate Dr. King's assassination.

40. "Rise and Preserve" Mural

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Chartres Street & Piety Street
New Orleans, LA 70117

Artists Ivan Petrovsky and ReX collaborated on this colorful mural across from Crescent Park.

41. "Paving the Way" Mural

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South Claiborne Avenue & Toledano Street
New Orleans, LA 70115

Students from YAYA worked with artists Brandon Odums, Rontherin Ratliff, Paul Wright and Ellen McComber on this mural. [Photo via YAYA]

42. "Peace Wall" Mural

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6601 Read Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70127

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43. National Art & Hobby mural

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5835 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70115

A photo posted by Saxon Stiller (@saxdoozle) on

1. "Travelers" Sculptures

W Esplanade Ave & Power Blvd, Metairie, LA 70003

The four bronze sculptures by New York artist Deborah Masters were originally in Audubon Park and were recently moved to Jefferson Parish.

W Esplanade Ave & Power Blvd
Metairie, LA 70003

2. David Art Center Mural

3020 North Arnoult Road, Metairie, LA 70002

Forrest Reiff painted the mural as part of the Arts Council of New Orleans' Fat City Mural Project, a project aimed at brightening the Metairie corridor.

3020 North Arnoult Road
Metairie, LA 70002

3. "She Dreamed of a Place Called Fat City" Mural

3220 Edenborn Ave, Metairie, LA 70002

The artist—known for her New Orleans-turned-worldwide "Before I Die" interactive mural—created the mural, featuring a short story by James A. Reeves, for the Art Council of New Orleans' public art initiative in the Metairie corridor.

3220 Edenborn Ave
Metairie, LA 70002

4. Akira Sushi Mural

3226 North Arnoult Road, Metairie, LA 70002

Denver, Colorado-based duo Hollis+Lana created the mural for the Fat City Mural Project.

3226 North Arnoult Road
Metairie, LA 70002

5. Laurel Outdoor Mural

3613 Hessmer Avenue, Metairie, LA 70002

Lafayette artist Robert Dafford painted the mural as part of the Arts Council of New Orleans' Fat City Mural Project.

3613 Hessmer Avenue
Metairie, LA 70002

6. David Harouni Sculptures

Veterans Memorial Boulevard & Severn Avenue, Metairie, LA 70002

New Orleans artist David Harouni’s trio of identical 16-foot-tall figures stands amid the suburban bustle of Metairie.

Veterans Memorial Boulevard & Severn Avenue
Metairie, LA 70002

7. Community Book Store Mural

2523 Bayou Rd, New Orleans, LA 70119

A photo posted by Bmike Odums (@bmike2c) on

2523 Bayou Rd
New Orleans, LA 70119

8. "Remain in Light" mural

701 South Alexander Street, New Orleans, LA 70119

A photo posted by @josephkonert on

701 South Alexander Street
New Orleans, LA 70119

9. "The Realist" Sculpture

Poydras St & S Galvez St, New Orleans, LA 70119

Part of art duo Myth Makers’ “Avian Avatars” series previously seen in New York, brought to NOLA for The Helis Foundation's Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition, "The Realist" depicts a red tail hawk.

Poydras St & S Galvez St
New Orleans, LA 70119

10. "The Great Spirit" sculpture

Poydras St & S Johnson St, New Orleans, LA 70112

Another Myth Makers sculpture for the “Avian Avatars” series, this one depicts an all-seeing owl.

Poydras St & S Johnson St
New Orleans, LA 70112

11. "The Scold" Sculpture

Poydras St & S Prieur St, New Orleans, LA 70112

The crow sculpture is part of Myth Makers "Avian Avatars" series.

Poydras St & S Prieur St
New Orleans, LA 70112

12. "The Tourist" Sculpture

Poydras St & Bertrand St, New Orleans, LA 70112

This pigeon, part of Myth Makers' "Avian Avatars," wants to see it all.

Poydras St & Bertrand St
New Orleans, LA 70112

13. "The Taste Maker" Sculpture

Poydras St & Bolivar St, New Orleans, LA 70113

The falcon is one of Myth Makers' "Avian Avatars."

Poydras St & Bolivar St
New Orleans, LA 70113

14. “Funnel Tunnel” Sculpture

South Claiborne Avenue & Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

A photo posted by Luke Layfield (@lukelayfield) on

South Claiborne Avenue & Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

15. “VOLPANG” sculpture

Poydras Street & Penn Street, New Orleans, LA 70113

The fabricated bronze sculpture by David Borgerding is part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

Poydras Street & Penn Street
New Orleans, LA 70113

16. "Kendall Island" Sculpture

Poydras Street & Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

That's not a real sunbather you're seeing: it's Carole Feuerman's oil painted resin sculpture. Part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

Poydras Street & Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

17. Gasa Gasa Mural

4920 Freret Street, New Orleans, LA 70115

A photo posted by Kate Abney (@kateabney) on

4920 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70115

18. "City Watch" Sculptures

1228 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70113

A photo posted by Grace Rennie (@grapekathleen) on

1228 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70113

19. "Standing Vase With Five Flowers" Sculpture

776 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

James Surls' bronze and steel sculpture is part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

776 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

20. "Gymnast" Sculpture

Saint Charles Avenue & Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Enrique Alferez's bronze sculpture is part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

Saint Charles Avenue & Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

21. "Octet" Sculpture

Saint Charles Avenue & Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Lin Emery's kinetic sculpture, located on Poydras Street between St. Charles Avenue and Camp Street, is part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

Saint Charles Avenue & Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

22. "Stairway to the Stars" Sculpture

Poydras Street & South Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112

Abstract expressionist sculptor Mark di Suvero's piece is part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

Poydras Street & South Claiborne Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112

23. "Foci" Sculpture

Poydras Street & Clara Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

Chakaia Booker's textured sculpture made of recycled tired stands tall across from the Superdome as part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

Poydras Street & Clara Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

24. “Shayla, The Pink Bunny” Sculpture

Poydras Street & Magnolia Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

The sculpture by Texas-based artist Jeffie Brewer is part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

Poydras Street & Magnolia Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

25. "Ourglass" Sculpture

Poydras Street & Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113

Dean Ruck's sculpture, covered in 400 mirrors from military surplus Jeeps, is part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

Poydras Street & Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113

26. "Savoy" Sculpture

Poydras Street & Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113

Martin Payton's painted steel sculpture is part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

Poydras Street & Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113

27. “Crossroads” Sculpture

Poydras Street & Baronne Street, New Orleans, LA 70113

Arkansas artist Greer Farris’ 10-foot-tall sculpture is part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

Poydras Street & Baronne Street
New Orleans, LA 70113

28. “Stacked V” Sculpture

Poydras St & Carondelet St, New Orleans, LA 70113

Part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation, William Cannings' sculpture consists of five four-foot tall steel squares.

Poydras St & Carondelet St
New Orleans, LA 70113

29. "Yaima and the Ball" Sculpture

Poydras Street & Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

The second of Carole Feuerman's very realistic looking oil painted resin sculptures. Part of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

Poydras Street & Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

30. "Nethership" Sculpture

Poydras Street & South Peters Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Texas artist Ed Wilson's steel sculpture is part of the the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

Poydras Street & South Peters Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

31. "David" Sculpture

Poydras Street & Convention Center Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70130

New York artist Boaz Vaadia's stone sculpture is part of the the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

Poydras Street & Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70130

32. "Zach's Tower" Sculpture

Poydras Street & Convention Center Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70130

Texas artist John Henry's painted steel sculpture is part of the the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation.

Poydras Street & Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70130

33. "Weft" Sculpture

Poydras St & Loyola Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113

Rachel David steel sculpture is part of the Helis Foundation's Sculpture New Orleans project.

Poydras St & Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA 70113

34. Urban Sidewalk/Installation Space (US/IS)

441 Gravier Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

The set of three public-facing installation spaces features a rotating display of New Orleans artist in a variety of mediums.

441 Gravier Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

35. MILAGROS NOPL Mural

219 Loyola Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112

The mural on the back of the building captures the movement of the wind and the cool tones of the Mississippi.

219 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA 70112

36. Travis "Trumpet Black" Hill mural

North Claiborne Avenue & Governor Nicholls Street, New Orleans, LA 70116

A photo posted by Scott White (@w_scottwhitees) on

North Claiborne Avenue & Governor Nicholls Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

37. Henry Lipkis Mural

2600 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117

A photo posted by Henry Lipkis (@lipkisart) on

2600 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

38. Banksy's "Umbrella Girl"

North Rampart Street & Kerlerec Street, New Orleans, LA 70116

British graffiti artist superstar Banksy came to town in 2008 and this is one of his few remaining pieces here. It's covered in plexiglass but, sadly, still pretty defaced.

North Rampart Street & Kerlerec Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

39. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Sculpture

Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard & Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70113

Sculptor Frank Hayden's abstract egg sculpture is a tribute to the civil rights hero, with passages from Dr. King's speeches inside the egg form and a bullet hole to commemorate Dr. King's assassination.

Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard & Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70113

40. "Rise and Preserve" Mural

Chartres Street & Piety Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Artists Ivan Petrovsky and ReX collaborated on this colorful mural across from Crescent Park.

Chartres Street & Piety Street
New Orleans, LA 70117

41. "Paving the Way" Mural

South Claiborne Avenue & Toledano Street, New Orleans, LA 70115

Students from YAYA worked with artists Brandon Odums, Rontherin Ratliff, Paul Wright and Ellen McComber on this mural. [Photo via YAYA]

South Claiborne Avenue & Toledano Street
New Orleans, LA 70115

42. "Peace Wall" Mural

6601 Read Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70127

A photo posted by Bmike Odums (@bmike2c) on

6601 Read Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70127

43. National Art & Hobby mural

5835 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115

A photo posted by Saxon Stiller (@saxdoozle) on

5835 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70115