Piggy Back Mural 2013, Artist: Os Gemeos, Inspired by: Vaughn Bodē, Turk Street between Market and Taylor Streets, San Francisco, California

Twin Artists
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This mural was painted by the identical twin artist brothers Otavio Pandolfo and Gustavo Pandolfo. The brothers paint together under the name Os Gemeos. The mural figures were inspired by the cartoons of Vaughn Bodē


Piggy Back Mural 2013 external link   •  Artist: Os Gemeos external link   •  Inspired by: Vaughn Bodē external link   •  Turk Street between Market and Taylor Streets external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:10:34 Saturday 4 May 2019)   •  (Date Published: Monday 3 June 2019)   •  © 2019 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_2570
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Balanced On Fire Escape Landing
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The mural was drawn such that the foot of one of the characters was balanced on a landing of a long fire escape attached to the back of the Warfield Theater.


Piggy Back Mural 2013 external link   •  Artist: Os Gemeos external link   •  Inspired by: Vaughn Bodē external link   •  Turk Street between Market and Taylor Streets external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:10:09 Saturday 4 May 2019)   •  (Date Published: Monday 3 June 2019)   •  © 2019 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_2568
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Hypnotic Eyes
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The top figure, atop the hat of the lower figure, held on with one hand. The other hand held a top hat with a five pointed star. Butterflies flew around both figures. The eyes of the top figure were purple and huge, and seemed hypnotic.


Piggy Back Mural 2013 external link   •  Artist: Os Gemeos external link   •  Inspired by: Vaughn Bodē external link   •  Turk Street between Market and Taylor Streets external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:10:15 Saturday 4 May 2019)   •  (Date Published: Monday 3 June 2019)   •  © 2019 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_2569
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Large Whimsical Mural
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A large whimsical mural was painted on the back of the Warfield Theater. Best viewed from Turk Street between Market and Taylor Streets, this mural was inspired by the cartoon works of Vaughn Bodē.


Piggy Back Mural 2013 external link   •  Artist: Os Gemeos external link   •  Inspired by: Vaughn Bodē external link   •  Turk Street between Market and Taylor Streets external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:09:52 Saturday 4 May 2019)   •  (Date Published: Monday 3 June 2019)   •  © 2019 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_2567
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Bag With Face
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The top figure was dressed in artistic shirts and fancy pants and carried a shoulder bag which was cut to resemble a face.


Piggy Back Mural 2013 external link   •  Artist: Os Gemeos external link   •  Inspired by: Vaughn Bodē external link   •  Turk Street between Market and Taylor Streets external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:10:59 Saturday 4 May 2019)   •  (Date Published: Monday 3 June 2019)   •  © 2019 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_2571
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Huge Wizard's Hat
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The character Cheech Wizard external link wore an oversized wizard's hat. Only the legs and feet emerged allowing the wizard to balance on the fire escape. A butterfly flew nearby.


Piggy Back Mural 2013 external link   •  Artist: Os Gemeos external link   •  Inspired by: Vaughn Bodē external link   •  Turk Street between Market and Taylor Streets external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:11:04 Saturday 4 May 2019)   •  (Date Published: Monday 3 June 2019)   •  © 2019 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_2572
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