San Francisco has a vibrant mural scene. Some of the murals are sponsored by the building owners, the artist or the city. Often times a building owner will offer their wall to an artist to put a mural on it, especially in the Mission district because it prevents frequent tagging on the building that then has to be painted over to prevent the building owner from getting fined.
Location: 24th St @ Lucky in San Francisco, CaArtist: Precita Eyes. Photographer: West by Midwest
For those of you who don’t read the local rag sheets, Mission Local published an article about this mural being buffed this week by another artist who was commissioned by the new property owner to… Go Inside »
Location: Telegraph Ave at 59th St in Oakland, CaArtist: Sidemuestro.
Painted last August. He is currently painting a mural very close by behind the Destiny Arts Center with fellow Los Pobres Artistas members. When finished they are having a block party with details TBA.