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Taking the Bait

Category: Mural
Location: Castleton
Taking the Bait


This shimmery iridescent winged creature, with its unique natural beauty, is confronted with a sweet morsel. Despite its unfamiliarity with this strange manufactured worm, the bird is nonetheless tempted by the bait. Is it a trap? Most definitely.

Carl Leck is an Indianapolis-based painter and muralist.  His trompe-l’oeil (“fool the eye”) technique can be seen on numerous murals around town.

Taking the Bait was created through a partnership between Jiffy Lube of Indiana and the Arts Council

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Medium type: Paint

Date created: 2018


8175 Allisonville Rd., Indianapolis, IN, 46250

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