Thursday 21 October 2021
Black Lives Matter, As Found Art, Eugene, Oregon
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A white square, on the front window of the Out Of Step Tattoo Gallery, read, "Black Lives Matter." Other phrases on the front glass read, "Outsider," "Underground," "Lowbrow," and "Weirdo Art."
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Wednesday 20 October 2021
Discovered Shirts, As A Part Of Apparel, Eugene, Oregon, Capps Campground, California, and Oakland, California
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A shirt with an attractive pattern was found abandoned on pipes in an alley off Willamette Street, between Broadway and 10th Street in Eugene, Oregon. Shirt found hanging on a stick stuck into a beach in the woods by a lake of Capp's Campground, California. Shirts were found hanging on a rack just outside a booth at the 2014 Oakland Art And Soul Festival on 14th Street in Oakland, California.
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Tuesday 19 October 2021
Utility Box Art 2013, Artist: Bayne Gardner, A Lane County, Oregon Artist, E. 10th Avenue and Willamette Street, Eugene, Oregon
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One side of the decorated utility box was clear to see. Beyond it extended Willamette Street on an early morning. The side of the decorated utility box that was opposite the pole side. A close view of the front of the decorated utility box. The artist's signature was at the bottom of the art. In the middle of the art, someone had written the words, "No Mafia." A side view of the decorated utility box with a utility pole in front of it. Near the bottom of the box was the artist's signature and the words, "Art The Box." A closer view of the artist's signature at the bottom of the decorated utility box. A closer view of that same side of the decorated utility box.
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Monday 18 October 2021
Inside Decorations, 2021 Halloween, As Party Invitation Images, Eugene and Salem, Oregon
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A Halloween themed village was set up on a low table in the corner of the living room. That village included a Fun House, a haunted house, a cemetery, and a haunted ferris wheel. The dining room was decorated for Halloween. There was a pumpkin on the wall, autumn colored flowers in vases on the table, and a black table cloth with a spider web design.
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Sunday 17 October 2021
Skeleton, 2021 Halloween, As Party Invitation Images, Eugene and Salem, Oregon
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A closer view of the skull of a skeleton as it would face approaching trick-or-treaters. The skull wore too much eye makeup. The skull of a skeleton stared out from the wall. It was covered with silver glitter, making it more of a party skull. A cardboard, cartoon skeleton was held to the wall using a push pin. This skeleton was intended to create joy instead of fear. The skeleton of a horse stood on the front lawn. Here we show only its head and part of its neck. Several skeletons remained in the garage, ready to add their spooky presence to the front lawn. Either that, or they will remain in the garage until next year.
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Saturday 16 October 2021
Spider, 2021 Halloween, As Party Invitation Images, Eugene, Oregon
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A large plastic replica of a spider crawled up the wall next to the kitchen. The shadow of its legs were not painted on the wall, instead they were actual shadows cast by one of the kitchen lights. An abstract spider, cut from cardboard, hung from a cloth ribbon attached to the mantel of the fireplace. A round pad had been set into the center of the dining room table. The pattern on the pad showed painted spiders crawling over a painted web. A handful of glow in the dark spiders had been tossed on the table cloth. The pattern of the table cloth showed a fly caught in a spider's web.
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Friday 15 October 2021
Bamboo, As A Grass, A Form Of A Plant, Salem, Oregon
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A much torn blue ball lay in an tiger enclosure, with bamboo lining the wall behind. A wall of bamboo along a fence prevented neighbors from seeing into the yard.
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Thursday 14 October 2021
Upholstery Fabric, As Home Decor, Salem, Oregon
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The fabric, covering the seat of a wooden, dining-room chair, featured cherubs cavorting and playing across the surface of the fabric. The scene was spoiled by blue crumbs scattered across part of the surface.
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Wednesday 13 October 2021
Jack-O'-Lanturns, 2021 Halloween, As Party Invitation Images, Salem and Eugene, Oregon
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A pair of Jack-O'-Lanterns were placed against, and behind, a boulder in the front yard. An eldery looking Jack-O'-Lantern was placed near a post on the front porch of the house. Its wrinkles caused it to appear extra frightening. A cutout of a Jack-O'-Lantern was hung on the wall and stared at an unlit candle. This Jack-O'-Lantern was covered in orange glitter. A Jack-O'-Lantern without a face, had carved into it stars, ghosts and bats. This Jack-O'-Lantern sat next to a clock at 4:33 p.m. (16:33:00) in the afternoon. On the other side was a sign that read, "Hello Pumpkin."
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Tuesday 12 October 2021
Signs, 2021 Halloween, As Party Invitation Images, Salem and Eugene, Oregon
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A "Warning" sign had three deep scratches on it. The sign read, "Warning Watch For Werewolves." In the lower righthand side of this image were the tiny words, "Happy Halloween." In the lower lefthand side of this image were the words, "©2014 Bendon Bendon2340211211F168118245-05/14 81684-TG F 05/14 Printed in Haining, Zheijang, China." A small framed whiteboard leaned against the bricks of the living room mantel. That sign read, "Bless Our Nest," and was flanked by Halloween figures. A sign near the front of the yard was surrounded by Jack-O-Lanterns. The sign read, "Hallows End Cemetery Est 1856."
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Monday 11 October 2021
Pumpkin, 2021 Halloween, As Party Invitation Images, Eugene, Oregon
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A pumpkin decorated the concrete front porch. This particular pumpkin was the only one grown in our garden this year. Three different types of pumpkins were placed on the bricks to the left of the garage door. They were appropriate decorations for Halloween in particular, and for autumn in general. Their orange color could warm up the most chilly and overcast day.
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Sunday 10 October 2021
More SunPatiens® Paradise Pink Flowers, As A Flowering Plant, Eugene, Oregon
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Our three small SunPatiens® Paradise Pink plants have finally outgrown the small raised garden box into which they were planted so long ago. They at long last have overflowed that box. Once the SunPatiens® Paradise Pink flowers began to bloom, they became covered with those flowers. In context, those overflowing SunPatiens® Paradise Pink plants formed a lovely splash of pink against a wall of green. A closer view of the first pink flowers blooming on one of our three Sunpatiens® Paradise Pink bushes. Our three SunPatiens® Paradise Pink plants grew to fill the box with lovely pink flowers.
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Saturday 9 October 2021
2021 Halloween Bones, As Party Invitation Images, Eugene, Oregon
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More replicas of human bones were piled in the saucer of a front porch plant. Dead branches and leaves of the plant aided in making the bones appear authentic. A few more realistic (but fake) human bones were tossed on top of an evergreen bush. Almost appearing as if a skeleton walked by the night before and fallen to pieces. Accurate replicas of human bones littered the front porch. The skull was the only exception, because it appeared so obviously fake.
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Friday 8 October 2021
2021 Halloween Tombstones, As Party Invitation Images, Salem, Oregon
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A fancy tombstone near the front of the lawn read, "Bob Loblaw; Sept 22, 1821; Feb 10,1906; Died Of Extreme Indifference." The front lawn of a home in Salem, Oregon was littered with tombstones. There was one for Frankenstein, one labeled simply RIP, and another for Dobby from the Harry Potter books and films.
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