To mark the city’s Unesco World Heritage Site, a series of of steel sculptures have been installed around inner George Town. Visitors can look forward to the sculptures at Chowrasta Market, Acheen Street, Prangin Road Ghaut, Carnarvon Street, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, Muntri Street, Weld Quay and Malay Street.
The sculptures depicting the history of the local community are made from steel rods, and featured cartoons and caricatures by cartoonists like Tan Mun Kian, Baba Chuah, Reggie Lee and Lefty Julian Kam.
Here are just a few of the street murals and sculptures…
The ‘Too Narrow’ sculpture at Soo Hong Lane, near the junction with Armenian Street.
The ‘Procession’ sculpture at Armenian Street.
The ‘Limousine’ sculpture at Carnarvon Street.
The "Win Win Situation" Sculpture at Muntri Street.
The "Cheating Husband" Sculpture at Love Lane.
The "One Leg Kicks All" Sculpture at Muntri Street.
The sculptures are put up in stages and will be completed only in the first half of 2013. For more info on the locations, do check out the map by Penang.