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Last Halloween post

This is the last offering of Halloween decorations for this year, Christmas inflatables will begin soon, maybe there will be Thanksgiving inflatables….you never know.
This one made me sad. I had just missed the light and returned the following day to reshoot and someone had taken it….people suck sometimes.

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I really liked these. I just wished the rest of their decorations had lived up to them.

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This house never fails to deliver.
Deflated

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Inflated

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Kingston NY……Street Art……O+ Festival

Kingston’s O+ (positive) festival had beautiful weather, a great farmers market and probably a lot of good music. I go for the street art.

20131017-144753.jpgIn case it is not apparent in the photo the left side of the paste up is the Women of Willendorf, aka the Paleolithic Venus figurine we all should have seen in art history 101. I don’t know who the sunbather on the right is.

The mural is huge, with a multi breasted Aphrodite sculpture rising up out of a gorge….it’s complicated, lots of symbolism, etc.

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This one is a brilliant bit of color, other than that I’m clueless, but it’s fun.

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Sorry that I don’t have the artists’ name, but you can link to the web page O+. I took some photos last year, I’ll go back and see if any are worth posting.

Somebody’s OTP

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Paste up, near The Big Cheese, Rosendale, NY
Not that it’s my place to judge other people’s OTP’s but depending on Robin’s age this is a bit squicky. But maybe it’s not the artist’s OTP, maybe it’s social commentary, a cynical insight about…..who knows I still like the photo.

Chile…..street art

Editing continues….slowly. I hope by next week to have a proper page of street art posted. Here are two examples from my quick edit that I am fond of. They were taken in Huesco (I hope I have the spelling right) which is a town on the coast, west of Vallenar, half way between La Serena and Copiapo.

20121206-132739.jpgAround the corner there was an NWA stencil, which made me wonder if it was the same NWA, or if I was dating myself or just showing my absolute lack of knowledge about music.
This was only a few doors down.

20121206-133229.jpgI am often amazed by how advertising, especially iconic typography becomes street art.
Street art, wall painting, advertising, graffiti, how ever one refers to it, it always makes me wonder who is choosing to leave it up and why. Chile seems to be incredibly tolerant of it, perhaps even to embrace it. I know I have certainly enjoyed it.

La Serena …… Street art

Interesting street art is not limited to Santiago, though do to the complications of traffic and ill husbands I have few examples to offer, maybe I will catch a few more here in Santigo before we fly out.

20121124-152621.jpg I have another version of the above, showing the full wall, which I will post at a later date. The image below is more typical of tagging than street art, but I was very pleased with the lighting.

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