First it was all like this, and now it’s all done:
Archive for the ‘art’ Category
“SEE THE BEAUTY, TOUCH THE MAGIC” – Official Frisco Mocks the Closure of the Market Street Cinema Strip ClubWednesday, September 14th, 2016
Here’s what’s being mocked and here’s the mockery:
But is it art?
Anyway, thanks, Arts Commission, I guess…
Here’s All What’s Left of 1994’s Giant “Gold Mountain” Mural at Romolo Place in North Beach – GraffitiThursday, July 21st, 2016
First, the giant mural of Romolo was all like this:
But now it’s all like this – I haven’t been through this way since it got painted over, thusly:
“I’m done with them. That’s why the mural is painted over,” Sherry said. She said that during the 2004 restoration, which took almost a year, she worked on the mural six days a week for almost a year and was only compensated for transportation and lunch. “It was an absolute nightmare,” she said. “All they could pay me was coming out of their poor little pockets, so I accepted it because at the time I could afford to take a lot of time to do this. … So I basically just did the work, and they let it go to hell again.
There was a theory that murals discourage graffiti. I don’t know well that theory worked out…
It’s 580 California in front of the BofA Building:
Those from the North and East Bay(s) should consider that Frisco already has a symbol to rally around, you know, in case our historic City Flag isn’t good enough for them.