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  1. 1. San Francisco Murals Mission District of San Francisco http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/sfattractionslandmarks/ig /missiondistrictmurals/
  2. 2. An AIDS memorial mural in Balmy Alley. Location: Balmy Alley - off 24th Street between Treat and Harrison Photo © Ingrid Taylar Balmy Alley is one of many mural sites throughout San Francisco -- but one of the richest collections of this visual and cultural expression. Precita Eyes Mural Arts Association claims there are almost 600 murals throughout San Francisco, many concentrated in the Mission District.
  3. 3. Location: Balmy Alley off 24th Street between Treat and Harrison Photo © Ingrid Taylar The woman holds a letter, written in Spanish, to her beloved -- telling of her hard working days in California and the pain of being separated by distance.
  4. 4. Location: Off 24th Street between Treat and Harrison Photo © Ingrid Taylar Another Balmy Alley mural painted in tribute to Mexican actor and comedian Cantinflas as well as silent film star Dolores del Rio and other icons of Latin cinema.
  5. 5. Location: Balmy Alley, off 24th Street between Treat and Harrison Photo © Ingrid Taylar One of many murals in the Mission district with a political or social message of struggle and empowerment.
  6. 6. Clarion Alley Mural Location: Clarion Alley, between Mission and Valencia and 17th and 18th Photo © Ingrid Taylar A Clarion Alley mural with visual layers. The image inside the figure of the man is of Clarion Alley.
  7. 7. Location: Clarion Alley, between Mission and Valencia and between 17th and 18th Photo © Ingrid Taylar A Clarion Alley mural depicting an escalator. This mural was used as backdrop on a recent Mexican Bus tour, departing from Galeria de la Raza and taking participants on a performance art ride through areas of the Mission District.
  8. 8. Location: Clarion Alley, between Mission and Valencia and between 17th and 18th Photo © Ingrid Taylar A mural in Clarion Alley exhibiting the diverse styles along this corridor. The Clarion Alley Mural Project (CAMP) was inspired by Balmy Alley, but also brought to this street its own artistic sensibility and wide variety of aesthetic and perspective.
  9. 9. Location: Clarion Alley, between Mission and Valencia and between 17th and 18th Photo © Ingrid Taylar Clarion Alley mural of Man feeding pigeons.
  10. 10. Location: 18th Street between Guerrero and Valencia Women's Building Mural - Mission District Photo © Ingrid Taylar The Women's Building is a multi-cultural, multi-service and health center for women and for girls. Seven female artists painted the MaestraPeace mural -- the huge and colorful display that covers the Women's Building. The mural represents women globally and was recently enhanced to include images of the natural world, symbolizing our connection with our environment and with sustainable living.
  11. 11. Women's Building Mural - Mission District Photo © Ingrid Taylar A close-up of one mural decorating the Women's Building. The sign reads: Silencio = Muerte (Silence = Death) More Funds for Women's Health Research
  12. 12. Cesar Chavez School - Mission District Photo © Ingrid Taylar Silent Language of the Soul mural painted at Cesar Chavez School by Susan Cervantes and Juana Alicia. Cervantes is founder and director of Precita Eyes Mural Arts Center on 24th Street in the Mission.
  13. 13. DIEGO RIVERA’S MURALS IN SAN FRANCISCO http://www.riveramural.com/panel.asp?section=mural&key=1001&l anguage=english
  14. 14. MONA CARON’S MURALS ALL LOCATED IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA. http://www.monacaron.com/murals.html
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