Monthly Archives: September 2012

Complicated Visions: The Amazing Street Art of DALeast

DALeAST was born in Beijing, China in 1984 and is currently based in Cape Town, South Africa. One of the most promising artists of the new international scene, he is a painter, photographer, sculptor and video maker. Typically, he uses … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: 2012 Chinatown Autumn Moon Festival

The annual Autumn Moon Festival was held in San Francisco’s Chinatown last weekend, and I went in with camera blazing. Like the neighborhood itself, the festival is one of the city’s more eclectic street fairs; think Chinatown on steroids. I … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge: The Letter M: Menagerie

It was a regular animal parade this past weekend at San Francisco’s notorious Folsom Street Fair. You think that’s bad … they were probably wearing toeshoes!

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: White

“A Whiter Shade of Pale.” “And so it was that later, As the miller told his tale, That her face, at first just ghostly, Turned a whiter shade of pale.” For more white, check out Ailsa’s Travel Theme at Where’s … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitary

This gentleman strikes a solitary figure as he strolls the grounds of San Francisco’s Legion of Honor museum.

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Between Self and Object: The Waterfall Art of Liu Baomin

And now for something completely different … Artist Liu Baomin lives and works in Beijing, China. He is known for painting unique large scale portraits in which his subjects are depicted in an abstracted way, looking as if they are … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge: The Letter L: Lucha Libre!

The distinctive, colorful masks of Mexican Lucha Libre wrestlers can be used to protect the wrestler’s identity, and then worn later in the evening to a hip dinner party at George Clooney’s house.

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