Archive for the ‘art’ Category

Physical Graffiti: The Reason Why You Shouldn’t Park Your Excavators on the Streets of San Francisco

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

As seen on Masonic:


Welcome to Frisco:


Brand-New Tenderloin People’s Garden Mural Debuts in Civic Center

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

First it was all like this, and now it’s all done:


“SEE THE BEAUTY, TOUCH THE MAGIC” – Official Frisco Mocks the Closure of the Market Street Cinema Strip Club

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Here’s what’s being mocked and here’s the mockery:


But is it art?

Anyway, thanks, Arts Commission, I guess…

Eight-Bit Graffiti, SoMA

Monday, August 8th, 2016

On 12th Street near Howard, IIRC:

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Here’s All What’s Left of 1994’s Giant “Gold Mountain” Mural at Romolo Place in North Beach – Graffiti

Thursday, 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:

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Due to this:

“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…

The “Faceless Rooftop Wraiths” of 580 California

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

It’s 580 California in front of the BofA Building:

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Thursday, July 14th, 2016

El Gran Oso de la Misión:


What Is Going On With Mayor Ed Lee?

Ed Lee drops stop-frisk plan amid uproar

S.F. Mayor Ed Lee serves notice about supporting Aaron Peskin

Message from McAllister – Oh, This is a Thing Now? – Learning from Sidewalks

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

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Sutro Tower is Everywhere

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

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.

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