Guitar Man 2018
Artist: Blek le Rat
Michigan at Marin
San Francisco, California

The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings. It is typically played with both hands by strumming or plucking the strings with either a guitar pick or the finger(s)/fingernails of one hand, while simultaneously fretting (pressing the strings against the frets) with the fingers of the other hand. The sound of the vibrating strings is projected either acoustically, by means of the hollow chamber of the guitar (for an acoustic guitar), or through an electrical amplifier and a speaker. [from wikipedia]
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Hidden
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(Date Photographed: 12:18:37 Monday 28 May 2018)
(Date Published: Thursday 28 June 2018)
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The mural was almost hidden. It was on the side of a small commercial building, on Michigan Avenue three blocks east of the Marin T light-rail station in the Bayview neighborhood.


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PSP
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(Date Photographed: 12:18:55 Monday 28 May 2018)
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Someone had sprayed PSP above the mural.


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Overlaid PSP
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(Date Photographed: 12:19:07 Monday 28 May 2018)
(Date Published: Thursday 28 June 2018)
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The mural of the guitar player was newer than the PSP, because the end of the guitar overlaid the words.


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Tuning Keys
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(Date Photographed: 12:19:12 Monday 28 May 2018)
(Date Published: Thursday 28 June 2018)
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The head stock of the guitar with its tuning keys.


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Guitar Player
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(Date Photographed: 12:19:13 Monday 28 May 2018)
(Date Published: Thursday 28 June 2018)
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The guitar player, his head bowed and his eyes closed, listened to the music he created.


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Body On Lap
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(Date Photographed: 12:19:15 Monday 28 May 2018)
(Date Published: Thursday 28 June 2018)
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The guitar player rested the guitar body on his lap.


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Legs Crossed
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(Date Photographed: 12:19:17 Monday 28 May 2018)
(Date Published: Thursday 28 June 2018)
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The guitar player sat with legs crossed on an invisible chair.


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Logo
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(Date Photographed: 12:19:25 Monday 28 May 2018)
(Date Published: Thursday 28 June 2018)
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The logo for Blek le Rat was his name in association with the image of a rat. The rat sang into a microphone.


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