Afternoon 2013 (A Mural), by Sainer, A Polish Artist, In San Jose, California
Located on the side of Highway 87, best viewed on St. John Street where it hits Almaden Boulevard. Two generations: An old woman holding a staff and a young boy playing a flute.
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Smiley Face
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Afternoon 2013
by Sainer external link
A Polish external link Artist external link
St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link
San Jose external link California external link
(Date Photographed: 10:35:35 Tuesday 29 May 2018)
(Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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Look Close and see a smiley face on the boy's shirt. That face is the only splash of color in this mural.


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Background
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Afternoon 2013
by Sainer external link
A Polish external link Artist external link
St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link
San Jose external link California external link
(Date Photographed: 10:34:33 Tuesday 29 May 2018)
(Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C18_6333


The mural was a background for potted trees and light posts. In the foreground a woman holding a pole was most prominent.


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Old Woman
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Afternoon 2013
by Sainer external link
A Polish external link Artist external link
St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link
San Jose external link California external link
(Date Photographed: 10:34:56 Tuesday 29 May 2018)
(Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C18_6334


An old woman sat holding a staff a the edge of a field of crops with a farmhouse in the distance.


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A Chair
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Afternoon 2013
by Sainer external link
A Polish external link Artist external link
St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link
San Jose external link California external link
(Date Photographed: 10:35:09 Tuesday 29 May 2018)
(Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C18_6335


If you look closely, you would spot the back of a chair. Clearly the woman sat in a chair to rest.


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Played A Flute
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Afternoon 2013
by Sainer external link
A Polish external link Artist external link
St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link
San Jose external link California external link
(Date Photographed: 10:35:14 Tuesday 29 May 2018)
(Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C18_6336


Behind the woman a boy, wearing a baseball hat, played the flute.


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Rustic Farm House
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Afternoon 2013
by Sainer external link
A Polish external link Artist external link
St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link
San Jose external link California external link
(Date Photographed: 10:35:23 Tuesday 29 May 2018)
(Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C18_6337


Behind the boy stood a rustic farm house.


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Windmill
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Afternoon 2013
by Sainer external link
A Polish external link Artist external link
St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link
San Jose external link California external link
(Date Photographed: 10:35:30 Tuesday 29 May 2018)
(Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C18_6338


Look close and see a windmill in the distance behind the old woman.


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On A Highway Wall
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Afternoon 2013
by Sainer external link
A Polish external link Artist external link
St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link
San Jose external link California external link
(Date Photographed: 10:34:05 Tuesday 29 May 2018)
(Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C18_6332


The mural was painted on the side of a retaining wall holding up Highway 87 at the corner of St. John Street and Almaden Boulevard in San Jose, California.


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Four Paned
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Afternoon 2013
by Sainer external link
A Polish external link Artist external link
St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link
San Jose external link California external link
(Date Photographed: 10:35:41 Tuesday 29 May 2018)
(Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C18_6340


Look close and see a four paned window on the top floor of the farmhouse behind the boy.


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Skull On Hat
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Afternoon 2013
by Sainer external link
A Polish external link Artist external link
St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link
San Jose external link California external link
(Date Photographed: 10:35:46 Tuesday 29 May 2018)
(Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C18_6341


Look close and notice a skull on the hat of the boy.


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White Hair
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Afternoon 2013
by Sainer external link
A Polish external link Artist external link
St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link
San Jose external link California external link
(Date Photographed: 10:36:01 Tuesday 29 May 2018)
(Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C18_6342


Look close and notice the white hair of the woman and what is either a hoop earing or a curl of hair.


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