Archive for the ‘art’ Category

12 Bear Flags – If Andy Warhol had Lived in Frisco Instead of New Yawk

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

What’s the point of this billboard at Cal Kearny?

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Physical Sgraffiti: Woman Might Have California, But the Man has the World – Malloch Building, 1360 Montgomery

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

She’s raising the roof ’cause she’s so happy about her Segway prototype:

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Sgraffito!

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:

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Welcome to Frisco:

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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:

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“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:

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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:

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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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Word On The Street: “ED LEE IS BEARLY COMPETENT”

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

El Gran Oso de la Misión:

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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