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The Past and the Future of Street Art

The Past and the Future of Street Art

Coming soon to Intersection for the Arts is Motion Graphics: In and Beyond the Street, a group exhibition featuring six artists that make interactions with the public sphere an integral part of their craft.

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Gallery Openings: The Forgotten Space, Go Wild With Lomography & More

Gallery Openings:  The Forgotten Space, Go Wild With Lomography & More

This week’s best gallery openings include a documentary and photo show at SFAI, a costume party at Lomography, and a street art tribute at SFSU.

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Australian Street Art at 941 Geary

Australian Street Art at 941 Geary

The new exhibition, “Young & Free,” at 941 Geary Gallery lives up to its promise of delivering fresh, timely pieces from seasoned pros and eager artists on their way up from Down Under.

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Alamo Square Flea Market

Alamo Square Flea Market

This Saturday come check out the 28th Annual Alamo Square Neighborhood Association Flea Market, a giant sale with neighborhood vendors offering antiques, art and vintage items. Indie Mart joins in on the fun to offer even more unique and inexpensive finds from local crafters.

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Myrtle Street Art

Myrtle Street Art

The exterior of White Walls/Shooting Gallery and the surrounding alleyways are host to local street art. Fixed upon the walls can be found poster art, this beautiful mural of a woman, stencil behind a doorway gate, and rats from Blek Le Rat. If you are…

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Tenderloin GIANT and Dan Plasma Murals

Tenderloin GIANT and Dan Plasma Murals

A painted wall in the Tenderloin showcases GIANT and Dan Plasma murals. I like the big bold lettering of GIANT and the faces and eyes that look out at the viewer from an almost tribal-like motif from Dan Plasma. Another way to enjoy art in…

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Good Business is the Best Art

Good Business is the Best Art

Pen Pop: Street Art is more than just murals and graffiti. It’s the color of store displays and traffic cones; it’s a restaurant’s no-smoking notice; and it’s the handmade sign of mom & pop stores. Noticing these different compositions, colors, and mediums is one of the…

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Harrington’s Pub Mural

Harrington’s Pub Mural

Harrington’s Pub and neighboring businesses in the Tenderloin have been dressed up with street art! It looks to be EON 75 who decorated these pillars and walls with some Irish themed street art!

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POP Culture

POP Culture

Pen Pop: Remember Barteño? It’s a stylized Bart Simpson that you can see here. There are more POP culture references on the streets: from television are Dexter and DLOCS’ grape ape; a tattooed Andy Capp from the funnies; and the movies Weekend at Bernie’s and…

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Return of the Creature Feature

Return of the Creature Feature

Pen Pop: What is so engaging about this poster? Is it the matching pink pants and pink fox-face? The contrast in the casual pose and the flaming bottle? Or is it that this collage was taped together and put up as a one-of-a-kind picture? I…

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Small Stencils and Posters on Haight Street

Small Stencils and Posters on Haight Street

Small stencils and posters appear on a vacant wall on Haight Street. This one piece of construction plywood is a constant work in progress for artists in the neighborhood. Walk by every week and there’s always something new to see here!

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We Rock Hardest

We Rock Hardest

I came across this fabulous mural in the Tenderloin this last week. It looks like the work of Ben Eine, who has shown his work at galleries in San Francisco, as well as around the world. Other work by Eine in San Francisco includes murals…

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