Tuesday 7 December 2021
Backyard White Hellebore, As A Flowering Plant, Eugene, Oregon
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This white hellebore was planted on a hill in the backyard. Sadly it suffered there. So, this year, it was moved to the mini-beast raised garden in the back yard. It only began to bloom after it was moved.
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Sunday 5 December 2021
Fisherman's Market, Advertising Art, And Found Artistic Things, Eugene, Oregon
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Another painted wooden sign hung on the parking lot face of the Fisherman's Market. That sign read, "Seafood Market." The front entrance to the Fisherman's Market as viewed from the sidewalk looking across the parking lot. The next set of windows revealed a painted alligator pulling a clear plastic bag of cooked seafood from a large cauldron of boiling water. A painted wooden fish was attached to the street facing wall of the Fisherman's Market restaurant and store. A painted wooden scene was also attached to the street facing wall of the Fisherman's Market. The scene depicted a mermaid lifting up a sea turtle.
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Saturday 4 December 2021
Juiced Up Vapors, Artist: Talopy, Advertising Art, And Found Artistic Things, Eugene, Oregon
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The sign "Juiced Up Vapors" and a painting of a man's face, decorated the front of the Juiced Up Vapors store. The Juiced Up Vapors store was at the back of the parking lot for the CarTunes business. The long shadows of winter crossed the foreground street.
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Friday 3 December 2021
2021 Green Christmas Tree, Decorated To Celebrate Christmas, As A Mythic Event, Eugene, Oregon
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A green artificial Christmas tree was assembled and fluffed but not yet decorated. It was assembled on the ground so that its top branches could be easily reached for decorating. Many gifts had been wrapped and stacked under the tree well in advance of Christmas day. The green Christmas tree was fully decorated and had been placed atop its table. A closer view is herein provided so that you can better examine the decorations used to fill out this tree.
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Thursday 2 December 2021
Artificial Leaf, As A Plant Part Found In Nature, Eugene, Oregon
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A step rail was made of painted steel and prevented folks from falling off the side of the steps. This step rail had internal leafs as part of its design.
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Wednesday 1 December 2021
2021 Turkey Meat, As A Form Of Food, Eugene, Oregon
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Some of the turkey's crisp skin had been removed by one of the young lads. A turkey fresh from the oven and still in its roasting pan. A bit of onion could just be glimpsed in the foreground. A side view of the roasted turkey with matching colors behind it. The effect is one of a hot roasted turkey.
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Tuesday 30 November 2021
Hedge Fence, As An Outdoor Wall, Eugene, Oregon
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This sort of fence resisted the normal attack of graffiti. Instead, someone wrote a small bit of graffiti on one of the cross members of the fence. The fence, with its backing hedge, occupied the side of the sidewalk and was almost a full block long. A green hedge had been planted tightly against the back of a metal fence. The result, over time, was that the hedge began to grow out through the face of the fence.
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Monday 29 November 2021
Newly Planted Daylily, As A Flowering Plant, Eugene, Oregon
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A freshly planted and brand new daylily was just showing leaves in the backyard "Snake" raised garden bed. This nascent plant is expected to grow into a Marque Moon Daylily . A new daylily was added to the front yard "Monster" raised bed garden. Located next to our two existing Ironwood Daylilys the new one was was a Rocket City Daylily . A second new daylily was also planted in the new "Snake" garden raised bed in the back yard. The nascent plant will grow up to become a Strawberry Candy Reblooming Daylily .
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Sunday 28 November 2021
Willamette and East 7th Avenue, Utility Box Art, Artist: Unknown, As A Found Art Collection, Eugene, Oregon
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The other side was also a night scene, this time featuring a spider web. back-lit with blue and pink. Beyond this utility box, and across East 7th Avenue, was the Hult Center. The utility box at Willamette and East 7th Avenue showed a night scene on one of its faces, with stars and an colorful aurora.
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Saturday 27 November 2021
Oak and E. 11th Avenue, Utility Box Art, Artist: Unknown, As A Found Art Collection, Eugene, Oregon
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The narrow end of the art faced down the block next to the sidewalk. The phrase "For Whom The Bell Tolls" was written as the single word, "forwhomthebelltolls..." near the bottom of one narrow end of the art. The art decorated face of the utility box faced the street. The utility box art was located next to the New Zone Art Studio. A pedestrian cross sign was illuminated so that one could cross the street toward the art. Two small utility boxes, also attached to the post, partly obscured this narrow end of the larger utility box art. The other wide area of the decorated utility box faced the sidewalk, So, it could be easily examined up close.
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Friday 26 November 2021
East 8th And Willamette, Utility Box Art, Artist: Unknown, As A Found Art Collection, Eugene, Oregon
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The street face of the utility box art. Notice, in this instance, the handle was not painted. A closer view of the side of the utility box. Someone had written, "No Mafia," in the surface of the art. The Sidewalk face of the painted utility box art had graffiti spray painted in white on its surface. Notice the green arrow in the street pointing at this art. The box, with its decorated side facing the street, was under the red hand of a pedestrian crossing, and next to the word "Sushi," on a building to it right.
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Thursday 25 November 2021
East 11th And Pearl, Utility Box Art, Artist: Unknown, As A Found Art Collection, Eugene, Oregon
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A view of the front of the decorated utility box. The entire front was painted, including the handle and the cover for the lock. A decorated utility box was across Pearl Street and had its back facing us. It was attached to a utility pole that also held pedestrian crossing signals. The side of the utility box facing Pearl Street. The letter Z, or an upside down number 7, was visible on this face of the art. The side of the utility box was fully decorated too. Sadly, there was no artist signature present on the art.
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Wednesday 24 November 2021
Oak Alley Murals, As A Street Mural, W. 11th Avenue and Oak Alley, Eugene, Oregon
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A fairy stood in a patch of mushrooms and reached out to touch one. Behind the fairy a crashing spectacle of words crowded together. And low clouds with lightening were above. A long, and self important face said, "People's Art." Murals and graffiti covered the wall of Oak Alley between West 11th Avenue and West 10th Avenue. The painted walls started behind a small garden with green plants. An orange tentacle and spiked eye monster grew plant-like behind an evil looking fairy with his belly exposed. A red outline, with peach interior, abstract word floated against a mostly blue background.
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Tuesday 23 November 2021
West 11th And Olive, Utility Box Art, Artist: Unknown, As A Found Art Collection, Eugene, Oregon
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What appeared to be the artist's signature, "Kno Mafia," on the painted side of the utility box, was just graffiti. Art covered the entire face of the utility box at the corner of West 11th Avenue and Olive Street. The art even covered the handle. The art continued on the edge of the box that was attached to the utility pole. Graffiti decorated the other boxes attached to the same pole. The art continued on the vented back of the utility box. A sticker had, at one time, been pasted to the art, but was later mostly torn off.
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