Archive for the ‘art’ Category

Just as the HAIGHT STREET RAT Coincided with EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP, The New Copy Coincided with SAVING BANKSY

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

You know, more or less.

So, The Rat of 2010 appeared in conjunction with Exit Through the Gift Shop as The Rat of 2017 appeared with Saving Banksy.

Look for an appearance from … San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed(!) in the newer movie.

I guess the new crew didn’t have red paint:

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And where Banksy said “I,” the new crew says, “WE,” right?

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There’s your Rodent Marketing Update for 2017

Donor Gives, But with Strings Attached: “FREE, MUST TAKE BOTH”

Friday, July 14th, 2017

I guess the giver didn’t want to break up this family:

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Bossy, bossy!

Our San Francisco Public Library Goes All-Out to Relive the Summer of Love – Films, Author Talks, Fashion Shows & More – All the Deets, Man

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Get your Summer of Love Program Guide for 2017.

All the deets:

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SF Arts Commission vs. KKKatie et. al. – McKinley Statue in GGP Panhandle Shrouded for Seismic Upgrade, Conservation

Friday, June 30th, 2017

I hadn’t seen this new construction.

Let’s start with this:

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That was from a while back, from KKKatey, who ended up getting arrested by the SFPD.

And this was about as bad as things got:

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Fell free to go back back back into history – keep on scrolling for the photos.

Anyway, RPD  / SFAC / SFPD didn’t have a handle on graffiti a decade or two back, but you see a lot less of it now.

Here’s the fantasy, held by some in power, of how SFGov should handle ‘tings:

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See, it’s a hippie fence!

IDK, man.

So now have the current effort. I guess things started here, back in ’13.

And this is how things look now, in the summer of ’17:

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Scaffolding and everything:

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Like a tiny Statue of Liberty:

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And there you have it…

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Academy of Art Police, in Black and White

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Let’s see, our AOAU has it’s own bus line and politicians, so why shouldn’t its security force get upgraded to peace officer status, maybe let them get some surplus MRAPs for the occasional eviction.

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Ah, art school

Beautiful, Baby: Found Art on Fell Street, 94117

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

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General Douglas MacArthur Tunnel Update: “SF VS. TRUMP” Covered Over – How Wude!

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Then:

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Now:

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But I don’t think public sentiment has changed a whit since last year…

ONLY IN MARIN: “You are amazing.”

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

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The End of California

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Way out there in the Richmond District:

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See? California END. A DEAD END, actually:

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And best of all, you can visit these steps on the 80th block of California without risking a yet another car break-in ala the 16th Avenue Tiled Steps in the nearby Sunset…

No Canvas is Too Small, When You are a True Graffiti Artist – Consider This Bike Lock on Divisadero

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Consider yourself tagged, little bike lock.

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