Local Misunderstood Graffiti Artist KKKatie is Still in Jail, Right? So Who’s Marking Up Our McKinley Statue Now?

Appears as if ORFN has gotten a few licks in on our iconic William McKinley statue in the east end of Golden Gate Park.

See?

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Here’s some history ‘n stuff:

“Well it’s been a back-and-forth between San Francisco’s Arts Commission / Recreation and Park Department and our local graffiti artists/taggers down in the Golden Gate Park Panhandle.

This east-end statue has had all kinds of anti-graffiti coatings applied, but to no avail. Here’s the history, complete with before and after photos.

The newest additions appear to say, “KKKattie” or somethingund All this means nothing.”

Now, would you pay something like $10K four figures for these scribblings? Well, guess what, tax and fee payer, you just did. 

As it looks today. This fetching couple tried to make the best of things:

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On It Goes…”

On It Goes…

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5 Responses to “Local Misunderstood Graffiti Artist KKKatie is Still in Jail, Right? So Who’s Marking Up Our McKinley Statue Now?”

  1. Radio Bemba says:

    Is this the same William McKinley who blithely ignored the fact that Cuba and Puerto Rico had successfully campaigned and received a measure of autonomy from Spain, but who used alleged abuses (looking the other way while Indians and Blacks were being dealt death blows in the US) to invade Spanish territories and later annexed Hawaii?
    Cool, let’s protect yet another imperial tyrant’s statue from taggers.

  2. Rob Anderson says:

    Don’t forget, Jim, that according to city progressives graffiti/tagging is an art form:
    http://district5diary.blogspot.com/2009/03/progressive-vision-for-san-francisco.html

  3. sf says:

    He looks very lady like in that evening gown.

  4. shimon says:

    Bemba – if you don’t like this country then leave. you’re too stupid to be here

  5. Stella says:

    shi(t)mon: That was a creative response to me. Good luck in the 7th grade.