It’s been a few years since I have attended Dia de los Muertos altars at Garfield Park in San Francisco. The last time I went it felt a little Burning Man, enjoyable but less the event I thought it should be. Advertisements
SFist posted a piece the other day suggesting that we need to move on from the pains that ails us regarding San Francisco’s massive sea of change in culture and real estate greed. Like a relationship that didn’t work out, we need to stop bemoaning our vanishing city and just get over it.
This public art piece is long gone. It was at the corner of 15th and Van Ness for a long time, sitting inside an empty lot.
La Llorona (The Weeping Woman) This is by far one of my favorite murals in San Francisco.
Always a Mission Girl. Mural at the corner of 24th and Harrison in San Francisco.
Took these photos some time ago so they may have changed slightly but I know some of it is still the same. The top photo held much meaning for me when I was living in San Francisco and got my heart-broken.
This important mural of the Mission, “500 years of Resistance” has been restored by a El Salvadoran artist whom made a special trip to spend 3 weeks restoring the mural, which was commissioned by the late Father Jake Isaacs.
Evolving mural in the Mission district of San Francisco. By Precita Eyes Arts–an org devoted to community arts projects in the Mission.
This is a large evolving mural, on the corner of Capp St. and 23rd. This is one scene of many.