public art

05 Apr 2021

Ohlone Tribe Artwork Makes It To Market Street

Here in San Francisco, we are on Ohlone People’s land, though this doesn’t get acknowledged much. But it’s getting some acknowledgement now, as the Chronicle reports that six Muni bus shelters on Market Street now have Ohlone-inspired artwork, designed by Oakland artist Katie Dorame. The Ohlone people, who have lived

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29 Mar 2021

These Artists Are Creating Giant, Amazing Sand Mandalas at Ocean Beach

  Anyone strolling past Ocean Beach got a pretty amazing sight on Sunday. A group of ”sand artists” known as Elemental Team Arts was out doing their monthly dazzling decorative sand project. Sunday’s mandala is seen below, and you can even join them when they do their April session. “We

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22 Mar 2021

Legendary Artist Jeremy Fish Has Designed a Limited Edition BAS Shirt!

I’m SOOO excited to announce the release of this rad new shirt. The legendary San Francisco artist Jeremy Fish put a lot of thought and effort into creating something that reflects all the various things we do at BrokeAssStuart.com. We worked with him to come up with is this fantastic design:

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
26 Mar 2021

San Francisco’s Sharp and Subversive Public Art

I went to Entwined recently, an installation in Golden Gate Park that answers the pressing question, “What would it look like if b-roll from Avatar was rendered in 8-bit?” It led me to think about what more public art could do to confront the public and ask questions that might

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08 Oct 2020

SF’s 87 Public Monuments & What We Should Do With Them

You have seen them all all around our city, maybe you leaned against one during a walk through Golden Gate Park, or maybe you saw one on the news getting taken down with a crane.  Maybe you meet next one every year at 5:12 a.m. on April 18th, along with

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 1
24 Sep 2019

Tom Loughlin’s Signal Repurposes 22 Tons of Bay Bridge Steel Into Public Art

The Tacoma Narrows Bridge near Seattle was a late-1930s public works project that became a notorious engineering disaster. Nicknamed “Galloping Gertie,” the bridge began vibrating shortly after the roadbed was installed. It opened to vehicular traffic anyway, but the vibrations continued as the area’s natural winds matched the bridge’s own

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22 Jun 2010

Play Me I’m Yours: NYC Street Pianos Project

Writing for any New York based blog, you’re required to stay on top of all the cool events that are happening in the city. And while my list of bookmarks is the length of a phone book, sometimes you notice cool things just by walking by. Every day I walk

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