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On Plywood, Over Window Murals, Artist: @Coping Artist and Friends, San Jose, California

Art On Windows
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Art was painted on plywood that covered the ground floor windows of a building in downtown San Jose, California. The plywood covered windows, perhaps to hide an empty space behind.


On Plywood external link   •  Over Window external link Murals external link   •  Artist: @Coping Artist and Friends   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:47:20 Tuesday 12 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 11 April 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_2607
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Leftmost
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The leftmost sheet of plywood had the word "Ok" painted on it. The artist's signature was below the art and read:

@Coping Artist and Friends
Local Color SJ_downtown


On Plywood external link   •  Over Window external link Murals external link   •  Artist: @Coping Artist and Friends   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:47:39 Tuesday 12 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 11 April 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_2609
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Support Local
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The next sheet of plywood covering a window said, "Support Local." The art depicted two frames, the leftmost contained a hand, whereas the rightmost depicted a perspective box.


On Plywood external link   •  Over Window external link Murals external link   •  Artist: @Coping Artist and Friends   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:48:12 Tuesday 12 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 11 April 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_2612
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Long Lashed Eyes
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The next sheet of plywood covering a window said, "Thanks Thanks Thanks Thanks," in assorted colors. Two long lashed eyes and a hand appeared to gesture at the words.


On Plywood external link   •  Over Window external link Murals external link   •  Artist: @Coping Artist and Friends   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:49:18 Tuesday 12 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 11 April 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_2613
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Three Blocks
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The last piece of plywood art over glass contained three blocks and a flag with two stars.


On Plywood external link   •  Over Window external link Murals external link   •  Artist: @Coping Artist and Friends   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:49:25 Tuesday 12 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 11 April 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_2614
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From A Distance
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From a distance these plywood sheets appeared freshly painted. But up close, one could see lots of scratches and gouges to the surface.


On Plywood external link   •  Over Window external link Murals external link   •  Artist: @Coping Artist and Friends   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:49:44 Tuesday 12 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 11 April 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_2615
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Many Scratches
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Up close, another sheet of plywood art could be seen covered in scratches.


On Plywood external link   •  Over Window external link Murals external link   •  Artist: @Coping Artist and Friends   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:49:45 Tuesday 12 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 11 April 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_2616
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