Thursday, October 29, 2020

Tag: street art

With colorful street art, 100 Days of Action represents essential workers

When artist Christo Oropeza was asked to create a painting for a storefront as part of Art for Essential Workers (a program by local artist collective 100 Days of Action), he first...

Our publisher’s ‘must-read’ history of US protests is out now!

"Into the Streets: A Young Person's Visual History of Protest in the United States" by 48 Hills publisher and arts editor Marke B is out today on Lerner Books...

Aquarium vibes on Folsom: Inkletterman, others beautify shuttered storefronts

"It was perfect timing as I was looking for an artist to do the work, knowing the ugliness that boarded-up storefronts have created all over the city overnight," said...

Look! Up in the sky! It’s public art—with Premiere Jr.

I finally made it to Salesforce Park, a perfectly pleasant, perfectly sterile civic project atop the new Transbay Terminal. The downtown public space is billed as a "living roof"—the...

Best of the Bay 2019: Arts & Entertainment winners

48 Hills is proud to host the 44th edition of the Bay Guardian Best of the Bay! Congratulations to all the winners, and thank you to the thousands of...

The real lessons from the surging numbers of homeless people on the streets of SF

The biggest takeaway from the disturbing (but not surprising) new homeless-count numbers is not that there are more homeless people on the streets. We all know that. It’s this: Mayor London...

‘Recycle’ artist Romanowski looks back ‘Every Now & Then’

ART LOOKS "My house is a museum," Romanowski tells me over the phone. "My whole life is art." I haven't been to his house, but anyone who's encountered Romanowski's prolific output...

Campaign trail: Homelessness, superPACs and a weird Chron story

This was the week of candidates putting forward plans to address homelessness. Mark Leno put forward his plan to end “street homelessness,” and while some of the proposals are similar...

Homelessness and the SF mayor’s race

"Don't turn left, because that area is full of ‘bums’ and it doesn’t reflect on the real "San Francisco.” The cab driver clicked his teeth together as he rattled...

How do you feel?

I deliver to you News Not solutions But Torments people go through Trying to solve problems Clashing voices Morbid moral tortures --Benjamin Bac Sierra, State of Grace The passing of...