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La Colombe D’Or

  • Type


  • Artist

    Blek Le Rat

  • Date

    May 2020

The mural features two dancers with golden doves flying overhead. Timeless and graceful, the design embraces the sensibility of the building and draws inspiration from the region of Provence from the era of Picasso, Matisse, and Leger. This is balanced by the bold and contemporary approach of Blek le Rat in his now-iconic street art style with figures boldly rendered in black and white and created using large-scale stencils. We intend for the 45 foot- tall mural, the largest the artist has ever done, to serve as a landmark public artwork for residents, guests, and the greater Houston community.

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Hines, the Zimmerman Family, and TIAA Global Asset Management approached us with the desire to commission a mural on the façade of the newly constructed Residences of La Colombe d’Or. Situated directly behind the La Colombe d’Or Hotel, a historic Houston landmark, the mural was designed to match the sophistication of the building’s design and honor the site’s rich history.

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