Tiger Versus Dragon 2017
Artist: Hua Tunan
A Mural On
Vistra Framing and Gallery
In Eugene, Oregon

Tunan, from Guangdong Province in China, spent a week turning the west wall of Vistra Framing and Gallery's west wall on West Fourth Avenue into a bright red canvas in which he painted an epic battle between tigers and a black dragon. He used dynamic brushstrokes and creative use of spray paint to depict motion and energy. Even something as small as black drips of paint symbolize something. Tunan says the red wall and black dragon represent Chinese luck and folklore while the black drops of paint seen across the wall symbolize the Eugene rain and the two cultures merge for a vibrant head turner. [from 20x21 website]
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Overview Of Mural
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Tiger Versus Dragon 2017
Artist: Hua Tunan external link
A Mural external link
Part of 20x21 Project external link
Vistra Framing and Gallery external link
411 W 4th Ave external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:55:47 Saturday 2 September 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 4 October 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
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An overview shot of the mural as seen looking down 4th Avenue from across the railroad tracks.


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Tiger Leaps
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Tiger Versus Dragon 2017
Artist: Hua Tunan external link
A Mural external link
Part of 20x21 Project external link
Vistra Framing and Gallery external link
411 W 4th Ave external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:56:11 Saturday 2 September 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 4 October 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
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#C17_5198


A tiger leaps down to join the battle against the dragon.


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A Second Tiger
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Tiger Versus Dragon 2017
Artist: Hua Tunan external link
A Mural external link
Part of 20x21 Project external link
Vistra Framing and Gallery external link
411 W 4th Ave external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:56:34 Saturday 2 September 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 4 October 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
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#C17_5199


A second tiger is poised to jump from the from the back of the dragon.


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Third Tiger
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Tiger Versus Dragon 2017
Artist: Hua Tunan external link
A Mural external link
Part of 20x21 Project external link
Vistra Framing and Gallery external link
411 W 4th Ave external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:56:37 Saturday 2 September 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 4 October 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C17_5200


A third tiger attacks the dragon's flank.


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The Dragon Turns
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Tiger Versus Dragon 2017
Artist: Hua Tunan external link
A Mural external link
Part of 20x21 Project external link
Vistra Framing and Gallery external link
411 W 4th Ave external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:56:50 Saturday 2 September 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 4 October 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
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#C17_5201


The dragon has turned and is ready to counterattack the tigers.


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Wispy Hills
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Tiger Versus Dragon 2017
Artist: Hua Tunan external link
A Mural external link
Part of 20x21 Project external link
Vistra Framing and Gallery external link
411 W 4th Ave external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:56:59 Saturday 2 September 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 4 October 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C17_5202


At the leftmost end of the mural was the suggestion of wispy hills.


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Other Overview
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Tiger Versus Dragon 2017
Artist: Hua Tunan external link
A Mural external link
Part of 20x21 Project external link
Vistra Framing and Gallery external link
411 W 4th Ave external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:57:43 Saturday 2 September 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 4 October 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C17_5203


Another overview of the mural, this time looking east towards REI.


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Close View Of Swirl
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Tiger Versus Dragon 2017
Artist: Hua Tunan external link
A Mural external link
Part of 20x21 Project external link
Vistra Framing and Gallery external link
411 W 4th Ave external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:58:17 Saturday 2 September 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 4 October 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C17_5204


A close up shot of one of the many swirls on the mural.


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Close Up Of Dot
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Tiger Versus Dragon 2017
Artist: Hua Tunan external link
A Mural external link
Part of 20x21 Project external link
Vistra Framing and Gallery external link
411 W 4th Ave external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:58:24 Saturday 2 September 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 4 October 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C17_5205


A close shot of one of the many dots that decorated the mural.


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Dragon's Face
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Tiger Versus Dragon 2017
Artist: Hua Tunan external link
A Mural external link
Part of 20x21 Project external link
Vistra Framing and Gallery external link
411 W 4th Ave external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:58:41 Saturday 2 September 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 4 October 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C17_5207


A closer shot of the face of the dragon with its long spaghetti-like mustache.


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Dry Stand Pipe
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Tiger Versus Dragon 2017
Artist: Hua Tunan external link
A Mural external link
Part of 20x21 Project external link
Vistra Framing and Gallery external link
411 W 4th Ave external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:59:06 Saturday 2 September 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 4 October 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C17_5207


A dry stand pipe was partly incorporated into the mural.


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Close To Tiger
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Tiger Versus Dragon 2017
Artist: Hua Tunan external link
A Mural external link
Part of 20x21 Project external link
Vistra Framing and Gallery external link
411 W 4th Ave external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:59:19 Saturday 2 September 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 4 October 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C17_5208


A closer shot of the tiger with its wispy white whiskers.


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Artist's Signature
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Tiger Versus Dragon 2017
Artist: Hua Tunan external link
A Mural external link
Part of 20x21 Project external link
Vistra Framing and Gallery external link
411 W 4th Ave external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:59:32 Saturday 2 September 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 4 October 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C17_5209


The artist's signature was low near the sidewalk.


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Wrapped Corner
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Tiger Versus Dragon 2017
Artist: Hua Tunan external link
A Mural external link
Part of 20x21 Project external link
Vistra Framing and Gallery external link
411 W 4th Ave external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 10:59:50 Saturday 2 September 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 4 October 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C17_5210


At the REI end, the mural wrapped around the corner of the building.


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