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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

I Heart Street Art: Green Thumb

Posted By on Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 2:16 PM

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As you know, I've taken a number of trips in recent weeks. Valencia, Barcelona, Berlin, Memphis. But none so foreign a destination as Sunnyside. Sunnyside is a sunny San Francisco neighborhood somewhere between Glen Park and City College -- clean, quiet, residential. Not a lot of street art. Except for this lone hidden gem by D-Know.

Well, what is it? Calls to mind the Beatles, the Riddler, the
Flintstones, Monty Python and every bad acid trip I ever had. But also
a little bit hip-hop. And it looks great in the bottom-right quadrant
of a big metal octagon.

clearly have no idea what it is, but it was a sight for sore eyes on
such a pristine little suburban block. Not that there's not plenty of
other nice stuff to look at in Sunnyside:
What a view!

Note: A Flickr search for "d-know" yields some related results.

Next week: BERLIN

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