Construction Wall Mural 2019, Artist: Conny Bleul, A German-American Artist, Telegraph Avenue near Haste, Berkeley, California

On This Corner
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A sign on the left end of the mural read, "On This Corner: A look at the last 90 years of Haste and Telegraph. Presented by The Berkeley Historical Society, TBID, Copy Central, and West Builders."


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The Artist's Signature
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The artist's signature read, "www.connybleul.com." That signature was located in the lower right of the mural. It was near a board stenciled with the word, "Champion."


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Piano Keyboard
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The piano keyboard was long and snaked its way from one end of the mural all the way to the other end. Painted frames surrounded photographs that showed the history of the protests on and near Telegraph Avenue. Cartoon illustrations of balloon, cherries, and hearts decorated the mural.


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A Fish
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A fish blowing bubbles through blue water was one of the cartoon figures on the mural.


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A Cherry
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A large cherry amid curls decorated an orange field near the surface of the sidewalk.


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A Photograph
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A pair of photographs were framed by a painted cartoon-style frame. A cat cleaned itself against blue. Hearts littered the wall just beyond the pair of photographs.


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Blue Eye
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A blue, disembodied eye watched over a neighborhood composed of multi-unit buildings.


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Pizza, Candy And Hearts
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A slice of pizza lay between two photographs. Little round candies decorated the wall below the nearest photograph. Candies and a heart.


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Similar Themes
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Similar themes continued down the sidewalk. Hearts gave way to stars. The nearest photograph was labeled, "1968 • Spectators across the street standing under the sign for Ivy's House of Leather."


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Happy Bee
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A happy, cartoon bee rested on a flower and below a sprinkle of small round candies.


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A Snail
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A snail slithered across a piano keyboard and below a photograph that was labeled, "1968 • Paris Power."


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A Wall Separated
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A wall separated pedestrians from the construction of a new building behind the wall. The mural covered the entire wall and featured a long piano keyboard, photographs, and cartoon objects.


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The Photograph
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One of the photographs on the wall, this one labeled, "1968 • Paris Power."


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The Next Photograph
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Continuing right along the mural, the next mural was labeled, "1968 • Speakers in support of the French."


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