South West, Clarion Alley Murals As Found Art

The South West Quadrant With Valencia At The End
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This is an overall shot of the southwest quadrant of the alley with Valencia Street visible at the far end.


South West Clarion Alley external link external link Murals As Found Art   •  Between Mission and Valencia Streets external link   •  and 17th and 18th Streets, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 12:26:32 Sunday 19 January 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 January 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_0044
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Bird Adorned Column Between Murals
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A large bird adorned a column between two murals. It was drawn over older, plain graffiti.


South West Clarion Alley external link external link Murals As Found Art   •  Between Mission and Valencia Streets external link   •  and 17th and 18th Streets, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 12:23:01 Sunday 19 January 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 January 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_0031
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First Mural Featured Tamale Lady
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The first mural in the alley described a benefit for the Tamale Lady. The event describe had already happened on October 26th of 2013.


South West Clarion Alley external link external link Murals As Found Art   •  Between Mission and Valencia Streets external link   •  and 17th and 18th Streets, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 12:23:16 Sunday 19 January 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 January 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C145_0032
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Dramatically Different Styles Of Murals
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One of the attractions of this alley was the wide assortment of styles of murals that were depicted.


South West Clarion Alley external link external link Murals As Found Art   •  Between Mission and Valencia Streets external link   •  and 17th and 18th Streets, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 12:24:37 Sunday 19 January 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 January 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_0037
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Painted Cyclone Fence
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One mural depicted a cyclone fence with figures on both sides of that fence. This mural was by the San Francisco Print Collective external link.


South West Clarion Alley external link external link Murals As Found Art   •  Between Mission and Valencia Streets external link   •  and 17th and 18th Streets, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 12:24:54 Sunday 19 January 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 January 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_0036
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Believe I'm Going To Die Doing
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A mural featured two thoughtful men and the words, "Believe I'm going to die doing the things I love."


South West Clarion Alley external link external link Murals As Found Art   •  Between Mission and Valencia Streets external link   •  and 17th and 18th Streets, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 12:25:55 Sunday 19 January 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 January 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_0042
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A Scene From India
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One mural was drawn over a doorway and featured a scene from India complete with an Indian elephant and the flora of India.


South West Clarion Alley external link external link Murals As Found Art   •  Between Mission and Valencia Streets external link   •  and 17th and 18th Streets, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 12:26:37 Sunday 19 January 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 January 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_0045
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Two Garage Doors
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Two garage doors on the alley were decorated in remarkably different styles. To the left a modern abstract style, while to the right an almost pen and ink style mural with the words, "Invest in education not war."


South West Clarion Alley external link external link Murals As Found Art   •  Between Mission and Valencia Streets external link   •  and 17th and 18th Streets, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 12:33:43 Sunday 19 January 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 January 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_0082
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