2011, Heros & Hearts

There Is No Try (back)
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The back of this heart honors the Star Wars character Yoda by conveying the sentiment, "There Is No Try."


Artist: Lawrence Noble external link February 10, 2011   •  Hearts In San Francisco 2011   •  Benefit for San Francisco General Hospital Foundation external link   •  Exhibited at Union Square, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 12:41:51 Sunday 8 March 2015)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 3 May 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_0676
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There Is No Try (front)
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The front of this heart honors the Star Wars character Yoda by conveying the sentiment, "Do Or Do Not."


Artist: Lawrence Noble external link February 10, 2011   •  Hearts In San Francisco 2011   •  Benefit for San Francisco General Hospital Foundation external link   •  Exhibited at Union Square, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 12:41:51 Sunday 8 March 2015)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 3 May 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_0672
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Classic San Francisco (detail)
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A closeup detail of this "Classic San Francisco" heart.


Artist: Jeremy Sutton   •  Hearts In San Francisco 2011   •  Benefit for San Francisco General Hospital Foundation   •  Exhibited at Union Square, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 10:36:24 Sunday 22 May 2011)   •  (Photo posted Monday 30 May 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_4317
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Classic San Francisco (front)
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The front of this heart was rendered in full color. It too illustrated scenes from San Francisco based movies. Jeremy Sutton also runs a website called PaintboxTV external link that provides art tutorials and lessons and is generally an artist's blog.


Artist: Jeremy Sutton   •  Hearts In San Francisco 2011   •  Benefit for San Francisco General Hospital Foundation   •  Exhibited at Union Square, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 10:36:08 Sunday 22 May 2011)   •  (Photo posted Monday 30 May 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_4315
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Classic San Francisco (back)
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The back of this heart illustrated black and white images of scenes from old movies shot in San Francisco, such as the Maltese Falcon. Jeremy Sutton external link is a digital artist with a Physics degree from Oxford.


Artist: Jeremy Sutton   •  Hearts In San Francisco 2011   •  Benefit for San Francisco General Hospital Foundation   •  Exhibited at Union Square, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 10:35:10 Sunday 22 May 2011)   •  (Photo posted Monday 30 May 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_4309
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Chosen Ones (front)
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Here was the front of that heart by Monika Steiner, a San Francisco artist born in Switzerland. She attended Sonoma State University and has exhibited internationally.


Artist: Monika Steiner   •  Hearts In San Francisco 2011   •  Benefit for San Francisco General Hospital Foundation   •  Exhibited at Union Square, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 10:32:50 Sunday 22 May 2011)   •  (Photo posted Monday 30 May 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_4306
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Chosen Ones (back)
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Inspired by Metaphysics and Buddhism, this heart by Monika Steiner explored the subtle relationship between human perception and objective material reality. Her art has been inspired by the continually changing nature of life, here (seen from the back) represented by dissolving spheres floating in space.


Artist: Monika Steiner   •  Hearts In San Francisco 2011   •  Benefit for San Francisco General Hospital Foundation   •  Exhibited at Union Square, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 10:32:10 Sunday 22 May 2011)   •  (Photo posted Monday 30 May 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_4303
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Untitled (back)
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The same theme carried around to the sculpture's back. But when viewed from the back it blended almost perfectly with the concrete and asphalt of the downtown streets.


Artist: Hilary Pecis   •  Hearts In San Francisco 2011   •  Benefit for San Francisco General Hospital Foundation   •  Exhibited at Union Square, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 10:30:56 Sunday 22 May 2011)   •  (Photo posted Monday 30 May 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_4300
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Untitled (front)
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This work by Hilary Pecis has the theme of landscapes influenced by Internet, television and other media sources. Like most of her work this heart represents the overwhelming supply of raw unfiltered information.


Artist: Hilary Pecis   •  Hearts In San Francisco 2011   •  Benefit for San Francisco General Hospital Foundation   •  Exhibited at Union Square, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 10:30:25 Sunday 22 May 2011)   •  (Photo posted Monday 30 May 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_4298
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