Interviews with the Macy’s WorldPride Mural Project Artists

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Three of the artists who created murals for the Macy's Herald Square Pride-themed windows spoke about their personal artistic journeys, the creation and impact of street art and their participation in Macy's WorldPride Mural Project.

Miishab

Mural Artist Mishab poses in front of her 2019 Pride Mural

A glowing light seems to emanate from the center of the explosive painting that Miishab, a New York City-based street artist, created for a Macy's Pride-themed window display facing Herald Square.

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THE DRiF

Mural Artist The DRiF poses in front of his 2019 Pride Mural

In the mural THE DRiF created for a Macy's Herald Square window, light and dark intermix to express the evolution of the Pride movement and a deeply personal story. THE DRiF is the co-founder of The L.I.S.A. Project, the non-profit that curated the WorldPride Mural Project.

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Jenna Morello

Mural Artist Jenna Morello poses in front of her 2019 Pride Mural

Combining flowers and anatomy, Jenna Morello’s monumental mural for a Macy’s Herald Square WorldPride Mural Project window depicts the duality of Pride—the legacy of pain along with the beautiful strides that have been made toward acceptance.

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