One of the most enjoyable things about living in the city of San Francisco is how visually dynamic it is. There is simply art everywhere, but not in a way that inundates you. The most interesting pieces are hidden away in nooks and crannies that you may not even see. ART on STREETS highlights this city’s art through the lens of a “Polaroid” camera (except it’s various apps on the iPhone). Each week we will feature a different soundtrack for your viewing pleasure: a single song from a Bay Area musical artist. So plug in your earbuds (or not) and have a listen while you check out the art.
OK, it’s true-you really can’t see the street from here, but I swear, it’s really just right there.
As the weather pushes and pulls us back and forth between winter and spring, let’s just throw caution to the wind and pretend it’s summer…at the beach. Today we are looking at a structure on Ocean Beach that is almost completely covered with street art.
To get to here, take the N Judah to the end of the line (Ocean Beach). Cross over the Great Highway and the dunes. When you arrive at the beach, turn right and enjoy a little walk. At just about the half-way point to the Cliff House, there is this platform covered in graffiti that changes quite often. The contrast of the Ocean Beach serenity with the bright, haphazard and sometimes politically painted platform might seem like an eyesore to some, but to me this captures the San Francisco spirit pretty spot on.
Musical Artist: Audiovoid
Title: Summertime Nostalgia
This week’s song was featured on memekast-check it out.