Mandolin Player 2018, Artist: Blek le Rat, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California

Side Of Building
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This mural was on the side of the building just around from the plaza on McAllister Street between Hyde and Larkin Streets.


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Left Of Sign
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The mural was painted on the side of the building just to the left and around the corner from this sign.


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Marred With Nuke
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The mural was stenciled onto a sealed portion of the granite side. It was marred by the word NUKE left by some graffiti vandal.


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Classic Face
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The mandolin player had a classic face straight out of the 1800's.


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Pairs Of Strings
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The mural accurately showed the mandolin with pairs of strings.


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Short Neck
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The mandolin had a short neck, which was fortunate because it might otherwise have extended past the end of the building.


Mandolin Player 2018 external link   •  Blek Le Rat external link   •  A French Graffiti Artist external link   •  University of California external link >br>Hastings College of the Law external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:55:35 Monday 28 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 27 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6241
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Odd Legs
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The legs of the mandolin player looked odd because the player was seated while playing.


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Rat Logo
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The classic stencil of a rat departing, and the artist's name, formed the signature on the piece.


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