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Nina Simone

Category: Archive; Mural
Location: Near Eastside
Nina Simone


This mural, formerly located on the wall of a building housing Rabble Coffee, is a portrait of the American musician, songwriter, vocalist, and civil rights activist Nina Simone (1933-2003).  Simone was known for including provocative social commentary in her work, most notably in the songs “To Be Young, Gifted and Black” (1969) and “Mississippi Goddam” (1964). The mural was created during an informal artist’s residency in Indianapolis in the summer of 2019 and was modeled on a portrait of the

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Medium type: Paint

Date created: 2019


2119 E 10th St, Indianapolis, IN, 46201

Associated artists

Jules Muck aka MuckRock
Jules Muck aka MuckRock


  • Image Courtesy Ken Norris


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