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Friday 1 February 2024
"Free Iran" Mural, Artist: Termeh Behbahani (@termehb.art), Corner of Divisadero and Hayes, San Francisco, California
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The mural depicted black fists held above red and pink clouds with green and black plants overhead. The words in the center of the mural read, "Free Iran, Woman Life Freedom." A closer view of the words in the center of the mural. Those words read, "Free Iran, Woman Life Freedom." A string of lamps ran across the mural. This mural was signed in its lower left conner. The signature read: @termehb.art three Arabic words #Woman Life Freedom A closer view of one of the lamps with green overhead background. The lamp was lit during the day.
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Thursday 29 February 2024
"Moscone Center" Murals, Artist: Unknown, San Francisco, California
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A complex mural was painted on the 4th Street side of Moscone Center in San Francisco. Two other murals were painted next to the complex mural on the 4th Street side of Moscone Center in San Francisco. One of the two other murals was this depiction of a butterfly wing covered with flowers.
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Wednesday 28 February 2024
"Bird Mural" 2015, Artist: David "MEGGS" Hooke (@houseofmeggs), San Francisco, California
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The bird's wing faded into a splash of blue paint. A closer view of the bird's head. Notice that its beak held a twig wrapped in a string fragment. A closer view of the blue, that the wing faded into, which was splattered across the wall and touched by blue feathers. A flesh colored tree was the background against which the bird flew. A view of the full mural with a bird on it. The bird was backed by red, thereby making it appear angry. The artist's signature was painted at the top of the mural just below electrical conduit. That signature read, "MEGGS. 2015 @HouseOfMeggs."
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Tuesday 27 February 2024
"Fancy Headdress" Mural, Artist: @CarlosRMK, San Jose, California
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A closer view of the head and its headdress. Notice the cyan details that were part of the headdress. A closer view of the face inside the headdress. The whole mural was painted on the back wall of a building in downtown San Jose, California. It depicted a person wearing a metal and feather dragon-like headdress. Cyan letters were artisticly written below. A closer view of the headdress revealed the fine details that were a part of it. The artist's signature was painted at the bottom of the mural. It said, "@CarlosRMK."
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Monday 26 February 2024
"Drop Shadow Signs" Mural, Artist: Libby Staub, Next to 1465 Grant Avenue, San Francisco, California
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A closer view of the white cat in a lower right corner of the mural to the right of the door. A closer view of one of the foreground flowers, orange with a yellow center. Libby Staub signed her works as, "Drop Shadow Signs." This mural covered the window of a closed store on Grant Avenue in North Beach, San Francisco. The other half of the mural was on the other side of the door, and this other half lacked a signature and a cat. The mural depicted a rainbow behind pink clouds with large flowers in the foreground, and a white cat in the lower right corner.
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Sunday 25 February 2024
"Winking" Mural, Artist: Nicolas P Villarreal, Hyde Street and Beach Street, San Francisco, California
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A closer view of the face of this mural. There were red roses in black hair, and wide eyebrows. This mural was painted over the bricks on the side of a building in the Marina District. A closer view of the buttons on the abstract person. Fine lines of graffiti marred a couple of the horizontal dots. This mural depicted an abstract person with on eye shut in the form of a wink. A closer view of the body of the abstract person in this mural. A complex signature was painted in the lower right of the mural. It read: 10.17.17 #Popupicon Nicolas P Villarreal
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Saturday 24 February 2024
"Masks" Mural, Artist: Unknown, 24th Street and Valencia Street, San Francisco, California
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A face in profile blew smoke over a volcano, while others wearing masks stared out over a river. At the extreme right was a waterfall. A closer view of the words under the crescent moon showed that they were not English. A closer view of the center of the mural revealed a crescent moon arching over written words. A closer view of the right side of the mural revealed a pyramid with zig-zag steps running up its face. A closer view of the left side of the mural revealed red hot lava running down the side of the volcano.
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Friday 23 February 2024
"Building Tops" Window Mural, Artist: 1am Project, 4 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, California
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The lavender colored roof was next in line, and showed the top of its front window. The blue colored roof had the tag, "Tag Us #ArtOfEC." Where the "EC" stood for Embarcadero Center. The artist group's signature (1am Projects) was in the top left of the mural with the pink roof. The mural covered the windows of a closed store in building 4 of Embarcadero Center. They depicted a line of building roofs, perhaps representing the "painted ladies ." The cyan colored roof was next in line. The Transamerica Pyramid was in its background. A bunch of blooming flowers rested on the sidewalk at the roof's right corner.
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Thursday 22 February 2024
"Flowers" Mural, Artist: Nora Bruhn, A Minnesota Artist, San Francisco, California
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The right-hand end of the fence mural illustrated flower petals illuminated by fanned rays of light. The artist's signature was painted in the lower right corner of the fence. It read: Nora Bruhn lg@konorebi The left end of the fence also showed light rays shining up from the lower left. A small plant also grew from the lower left corner of the fence. The flower petals continued along the middle of the fence with a door at the extreme left. A door in the fence was almost invisible because of the art covering it. A lower fence continue in from of the house's windows. A closer view of the flower petals, here showing the folds in them.
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Wednesday 21 February 2024
"A Sunday Afternoon At Dolores Park"Mural 2009, Artist: Daniel Doherty, 701 Guerrero Street, San Francisco, California
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A closer view of part of the mural. Here, two men walked while sharing a shade umbrella. A closer view of part of the mural. Here, another bicycle leaned against a tree, with a couple hugging. This mural was painted on the outside wall of a neighborhood market at 701 Guerrero Street in San Francisco. The artist's signature was written under the Mission Dolores Bell. It read: A Sunday Afternoon At Dolores Park Una Tarde De Domingo En El Parque Dolores Daniel Doherty 09 The mural was painted using a pointillism technique of dots. A closer view of part of the mural. Here, three people, a pigeon, and a dog lounged beside an ice cream cart.
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Tuesday 20 February 2024
"California Volunteers" (Spanish American War) Statue, Artist: Douglas Tilden, Dolores Street And Market Street, San Francisco, California
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The plaque describing this sculpture was on the left side of its base. That plaque read: Erected By The Citizens Of San Francisco In Honor Of The California Volunteers Spanish-American War 1898 "First To The Front" The standing soldier held a sword in one hand, and a pistol in the other hand. A view of the guns of the two soldiers, showing they were aimed in different directions. The side view of the sculpture was the most dramatic. It illustrated the god of war astride a horse with wings, with two soldiers beside it, one standing and one fallen. This "California Volunteers" sculpture, by Douglas Tilden, was erected on an island in the center of Dolores Street were it met Market Street.
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Monday 19 February 2024
"Dog Face" Art, Artist: Artur Bordalo (Bordalo II), 599 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, California
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The art was created on the wall over Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen. The dog face was created from a collection of junk formed into a dog's face. From across Divisadero Street the head was only visible from the eyes up. The artist's signature was painted using white paint on the red wall next to the art. Visible here is one ear of the dog. The best way to view the whole dog's face was across the side street and gazing through electric bus wires.
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Sunday 18 February 2024
"We Are All Part Of The Same Thing" Mural 2023, Artist: Elliot C. Nathan, Art On Fence, San Francisco, California
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The artist's signature was painted on a banner near the base of the mural. The entire mural was attached to a chain link fence blocking access to a vacant field. The mural itself was colorful and fun. The title of the art was painted inside a triangle just above the signature.
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Saturday 17 February 2024
"Tropical" Mural on Fence, Artist: Tco, Doctor Funk Tavern, 29 N. San Pedro Street, San Jose, California
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This long but short mural was painted on the fence separating Doctor Funk tavern from the alley. The last Bird Of Paradise flower on this mural faced right. The penultimate Bird of Paradise flower also faced left. More art by the same artist was painted over the entrance to the tavern. It depicted Doctor Funk in a tropical setting. The next Bird of Paradise flower faced the other direction. This mural featured a tropical scene with lots of ferns, palms, and birds of paradise flowers.
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Friday 16 February 2024
"Crosswalk" Street Mural, Artist: Seibot, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California
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The artist Seibot painted one of his better known shapes on the surface of John F. Kennedy Drive in Golden Gate Park. The outlined shapes were painted in different colors. One side of the crosswalk was painted with the better known shapes that were filled in with colors. The other side of the crosswalk was also painted with filled in shapes. The artist's signature, "Seibot", was painted next to the sidewalk beside John F. Kennedy Drive. The better known shape was painted in outline on one side of a crosswalk across John F. Kennedy Drive. A photograph of the crosswalk with the filled in shapes on either side of it.
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Thursday 15 February 2024
San Francisco, Erased Graffiti, As A Mode Of U.S. Deconstruction
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A section of wall, just off Grant Street in San Francisco, had at one time held either a mural or graffiti. It had been painted over with white paint, and the a fire or rain, in the past, had erased whatever had been on the wall.
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Wednesday 14 February 2024
2024 White Hellebore, As A Flowering Plant, Eugene, Oregon
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The white Hellebore had developed white flowers in mid winter. This white Hellebore was growing in the "Well" raised garden bed in the back yard. The white Hellebore in the front yard, next to the driveway, had developed a few white blooms. The autumn leaves of the white Hellebore laid flat as if a bomb had gone off.
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Tuesday 13 February 2024
2024 Crocus, As A Flowering Plant, Eugene, Oregon
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More yellow crocus grew and flowered next to the driveway in the front yard. Yellow crocus flowers bloomed in the back yard "Snake" raised garden bed. Tiny blue crocus grew and flowered next to the path in the back yard. These crocus resembled miniature iris.
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Monday 12 February 2024
"Woman's Face" Mural on Fence 2022, Artist: Matley Hurd, San Francisco, California
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A closer view of the abstract woman's face mural on a fence in San Francisco. The modest mural attached to a fence in San Francisco depicted an abstract woman's face.
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Sunday 11 February 2024
Playground, Legion Of Honor, Lincoln Park, San Francisco, California
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The playground in Lincoln Park also contained a jungle jim, swings, a picnic table, and shade trees. In the center of the playground was a two-in-one slide, with one high side and one low side. The playground in Lincoln Park was located in the far corner of the park, and was shaded by a few trees.
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Saturday 10 February 2024
Seen From Window, Amtrak Train, Traveling Through Northern California
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A sign on the train station identified this town as, "Dunsmuir CA." Light industry was just about to open early on a Friday, just south of Dunsmuir, California. Two cars and a pickup truck were parked in front of a house surrounded by forest. Dawn just began to kiss the tops of the forest that morning. A dark river ran below the train tracks. In the distance, dawn was just beginning to kiss the tree tops. A sign at the edge of town read, "EagleS." Two natural gas cylinders lined the dirt next to the train tracks. A woman was dressed and walking her dog by the railroad tracks. Four workers stood by the back of a pickup truck and appeared about to begin their day.
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