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Murals As Found Art

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Mural found on a gymnasium wall
(1 of 40) (2410 views)

Murals As Found Art
Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 1991, Slide scanned 2005)
© 2007 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Mural found on a gymnasium wall


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Mural found by a bent lamp post
(2 of 40) (1855 views)

Murals As Found Art
Boston, Massachusetts
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 1994, Slide scanned 2005)
© 2007 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Mural found by a bent lamp post


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Mural found on a car repair shop
(3 of 40) (1780 views)

Murals As Found Art
6th Street, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2005)
© 2005 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Mural found on a car repair shop


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Mural found on a buildings side
(4 of 40) (1732 views)

Murals As Found Art
6th Street, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2005)
© 2005 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Mural found on a buildings side


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Mural found on an old hotel
(5 of 40) (1781 views)

Murals As Found Art
6th and Howard, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2005)
© 2005 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Mural found on an old hotel


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Painting found on a wall
(6 of 40) (1780 views)

Murals As Found Art
Off upper Grant, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2005)
© 2005 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Painting found on a wall


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Fancy building exterior
(7 of 40) (1782 views)

Murals As Found Art
Broadway and Columbus, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2005)
© 2005 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Fancy building exterior


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Murals above a Christmas tree lot
(8 of 40) (1746 views)

Murals As Found Art
Market Street, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2005)
© 2005 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Murals above a Christmas tree lot


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An ape mural
(9 of 40) (1794 views)

Murals As Found Art
Just off Market near 16th Street
Market Street, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2005)
© 2005 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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An ape mural


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Mural found on a building being remodeled
(10 of 40) (1802 views)

Murals As Found Art
Across from Washington Square Park
North Beach, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2006)
© 2006 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Mural found on a building being remodeled


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Found on the side of Vesuvios Coffee House
(11 of 40) (1753 views)

Murals As Found Art
North Beach, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2006)
© 2006 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#Mural2006_02


Found on the side of Vesuvios Coffee House


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Found on the side of a Chinese housing complex
(12 of 40) (1806 views)

Murals As Found Art
Pacific at Columbus, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2006)
© 2006 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Found on the side of a Chinese housing complex


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Mural seen when exiting the park behind the church
(13 of 40) (1787 views)

Murals As Found Art
Albert, France
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2006)
© 2006 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Mural seen when exiting the park behind the church


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Mural advertising the Jules Verne Museum
(14 of 40) (1781 views)

Murals As Found Art
Amiens, France
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2006)
© 2006 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Mural advertising the Jules Verne Museum


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Painting on the wall above a restaurant
(15 of 40) (1744 views)

Murals As Found Art
Amiens, France
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2006)
© 2006 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Painting on the wall above a restaurant


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Drawing on the wall across from a school entrance
(16 of 40) (1755 views)

Murals As Found Art
Amiens, France
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2006)
© 2006 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#Mural2006_07


Drawing on the wall across from a school entrance


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Painting on the wall inside booth on way into town
(17 of 40) (2640 views)

Murals As Found Art
Sailly-Laurette, France
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2006)
© 2006 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Painting on the wall inside booth on way into town


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Detail on water tower by train station
(18 of 40) (1769 views)

Murals As Found Art
Le Crotoy, France
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2006)
© 2006 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Detail on water tower by train station


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Mural on the side of an open air market
(19 of 40) (1766 views)

Murals As Found Art
Mountain View, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2006)
© 2006 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Mural on the side of an open air market


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Mural facing the parking lot next to an open air market
(20 of 40) (1778 views)

Murals As Found Art
Mountain View, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2006)
© 2006 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Mural facing the parking lot next to an open air market


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Fake waterfall faced the creek
(21 of 40) (1749 views)

Murals As Found Art
Boulder Creek, Boulder, Colorado
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2006)
© 2006 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Fake waterfall faced the creek


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Mural made of tiles below bus stop
(22 of 40) (1769 views)

Murals As Found Art
Boulder Creek, Boulder, Colorado
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2006)
© 2006 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Mural made of tiles below bus stop


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Boats graced a wall
(23 of 40) (1804 views)

Murals As Found Art
Rockridge area, Oakland, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2006)
© 2006 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#Mural2006_14


Boats graced a wall


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Silhouette cookware on a wall
(24 of 40) (1864 views)

Murals As Found Art
Rockridge area, Oakland, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2006)
© 2006 Terry Welte
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#Mural2006_15


Silhouette cookware on a wall


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A whale on a wall
(25 of 40) (1774 views)

Murals As Found Art
Downtown Monterey, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2007)
© 2007 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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A whale on a wall


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The "Learning Wall"
(26 of 40) (1791 views)

Artist Keith Sklar copyright 1989 Sklar
Murals As Found Art
Gough at Hayes, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2007)
© 2007 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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The "Learning Wall"


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The "Learning Wall"
(27 of 40) (1770 views)

Artist Keith Sklar copyright 1989 Sklar
Murals As Found Art
Gough at Hayes, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2007)
© 2007 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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The "Learning Wall"


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Found on the side of a motor home
(28 of 40) (1864 views)

Murals As Found Art
Parking lot, Berkeley Marina, Berkeley, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2007)
© 2007 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Found on the side of a motor home


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A painted balcony
(29 of 40) (1797 views)

Murals As Found Art
Pacific Heights, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2007)
© 2007 Terry Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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A painted balcony


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On a wall outside the stairwell window
(30 of 40) (1750 views)

Murals As Found Art
A hotel on Bancroft, Berkeley, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2007)
© 2007 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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On a wall outside the stairwell window


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Field of poppies illuminate sidewalk
(31 of 40) (1746 views)

Murals As Found Art
California Avenue, Palo Alto, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2007)
© 2007 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Field of poppies illuminate sidewalk


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Man on train watched man by car
(32 of 40) (1752 views)

Murals As Found Art
California Avenue, Palo Alto, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2007)
© 2007 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Man on train watched man by car


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Mural on outside of a web search office
(33 of 40) (1809 views)

Murals As Found Art
San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2007)
© 2007 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Mural on outside of a web search office


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Mural in tile inside old zoo building
(34 of 40) (1768 views)

Murals As Found Art
San Francisco Zoo, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2007)
© 2007 Bryan Costales
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Mural in tile inside old zoo building


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Mural on inside wall of reptile garden
(35 of 40) (1791 views)

Murals As Found Art
San Francisco Zoo, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 13 November 2007)
(Photo taken 2007)
© 2007 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Mural on inside wall of reptile garden


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Dragon mural found in Chinatown
(36 of 40) (1779 views)

Murals As Found Art
Just off Grant St., San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Wednesday 4 November 2009)
(photo taken 12:15:50 Sunday 11 November 2007)
© 2009 Bryan Costales
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Dragon mural found in Chinatown


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Mural behind a cyclone fence
(37 of 40) (1755 views)

Murals As Found Art
Cedar Street, Berkeley, California
(Photo posted Wednesday 4 November 2009)
(photo taken 12:30:44 Sunday 10 August 2008)
© 2009 Bryan Costales
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Mural behind a cyclone fence


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Mural found on drive into town
(38 of 40) (1780 views)

Murals As Found Art
San José, Costa Rica
(Photo posted Wednesday 4 November 2009)
(photo taken 22:35:44 Sunday 7 September 2008)
© 2009 Bryan Costales
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Mural found on drive into town


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Mural below the train tracks
(39 of 40) (1772 views)

Murals As Found Art
San José, Costa Rica
(Photo posted Wednesday 4 November 2009)
(photo taken 22:35:56 Sunday 7 September 2008)
© 2009 Bryan Costales
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Mural below the train tracks


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Mural on the side of a building advertised Pepsi
(40 of 40) (1887 views)

Murals As Found Art
Prague, Czech Republic
(Photo posted Wednesday 4 November 2009)
(photo taken 19:19:20 Sunday 5 July 2009)
© 2009 Angela Beske
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Mural on the side of a building advertised Pepsi


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