Anarchy on the Walls: Ghostsigns, Street Art & Graffiti
Kasey Smith’s ‘Perception Filter‘ blog is well worth a follow for all ghostsigns enthusiasts. Her dispatches from San Francisco have been a big influence on me, as evidenced by the number of times I’ve decided to highlight her observations, insights, investigations and mapping efforts here on Ghostsigns. Her latest post concerns the work above by artist Augustine […]
More San Francisco Ghostsigns mapped
The latest research by Kasey Smith of the Perception Filter blog is now plotted on a map with images and research available by clicking on each marker. It’s building into quite a collection and shows at a local level part of my vision for a global mapping of hand painted advertising on buildings.
Owl Cigars ghostsign mystery in San Francisco
Kasey Smith of the Perception Filter blog has just posted this fascinating piece of investigative research into the origins of the Owl Cigars ghostsign on Meacham Place, San Francisco. Can you think of any other theories that would explain its unlikely position given the evidence that Kasey presents?
RIP Mr. Burbujas (via @ihazrabies)
Photo: Kasey Smith This post on the Perception Filter blog tells a sorry tale of the (partial) loss of this character-filled sign in San Francisco, and some conjecture about hidden meanings within the scene depicted. It appears that persistant grafitti has led the laundry owners to finally give up on repairing the sign, a very […]
Hand painted McDonald’s signs, a first for me
Photo: Kasey Smith Everyone is familiar with hand painted signs for Coca-cola but these are new to me. Some more pictures and an interesting commentary over on the Perception Filter blog.
‘Sky as Signage’: an atmospheric #instagram photo from @ihazrabies
Photo: Kasey Smith Makes me wonder what once filled that space… Found on the perception filter blog.