Lit By Moon Mural 2018, Artist: Monty Guy, Corner of 7th and J Streets, Sacramento, California

In An Alcove Behind Plants
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The mural called "Lit By Moon" was painted on a narrow wall in an alcove behind plants at the corner of 7th and J Streets in Sacramento, California. It was painted as part of Sacramento's Wide Open Walls Festival.


Lit By Moon Mural 2018 external link   •  Artist: Monty Guy external link external link   •  Corner of 7th and J Streets external link   •  Sacramento, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:21:28 Thursday 27 February 2019)   •  (Date Published: Friday 19 April 2019)   •  © 2019 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_1679
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Hidden In Shadow
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The mural as seen from the sidewalk. It was almost hidden in shadow and could be easily overlooked by passing pedestrians.


Lit By Moon Mural 2018 external link   •  Artist: Monty Guy external link external link   •  Corner of 7th and J Streets external link   •  Sacramento, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:21:36 Thursday 27 February 2019)   •  (Date Published: Friday 19 April 2019)   •  © 2019 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_1680
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The Moon and Hooded Face
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A large Moon floated against a starry sky above the hooded face of a person standing outside at night.


Lit By Moon Mural 2018 external link   •  Artist: Monty Guy external link external link   •  Corner of 7th and J Streets external link   •  Sacramento, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:21:51 Thursday 27 February 2019)   •  (Date Published: Friday 19 April 2019)   •  © 2019 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_1681
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Hooded Face
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The person standing under the full moon, had a face hidden inside a hood. Beads decorated the top of the hood.


Lit By Moon Mural 2018 external link   •  Artist: Monty Guy external link external link   •  Corner of 7th and J Streets external link   •  Sacramento, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:21:54 Thursday 27 February 2019)   •  (Date Published: Friday 19 April 2019)   •  © 2019 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_1682
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The Torso
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The torso of the person standing under a full moon. There appeared to be armor protecting the shoulders and belly.


Lit By Moon Mural 2018 external link   •  Artist: Monty Guy external link external link   •  Corner of 7th and J Streets external link   •  Sacramento, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:21:58 Thursday 27 February 2019)   •  (Date Published: Friday 19 April 2019)   •  © 2019 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_1683
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Rising From Dirt
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The person standing under the full moon appeared to be rising from the dirt. Either that or the person was sinking into the dirt.


Lit By Moon Mural 2018 external link   •  Artist: Monty Guy external link external link   •  Corner of 7th and J Streets external link   •  Sacramento, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:23:06 Thursday 27 February 2019)   •  (Date Published: Friday 19 April 2019)   •  © 2019 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_1684
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Artist's Signature
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The artist's signature was in the lower left of the mural. The M inside a stylized circle stood for the "M" in Monty Guy. The 18 stood for the year 2018. The package of cigarettes was litter.


Lit By Moon Mural 2018 external link   •  Artist: Monty Guy external link external link   •  Corner of 7th and J Streets external link   •  Sacramento, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:23:10 Thursday 27 February 2019)   •  (Date Published: Friday 19 April 2019)   •  © 2019 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_1685
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