As much as San Francisco loves murals, they do not last long. 2-6 months represents the normal range of longevity for this ephemeral art. Some construction companies hire artists to paint the temporary wooden walls around building sites because that looks so much better than graffiti. Speaking of graffiti, some murals get painted over after enough taggers disfigure them.
Which brings me to my latest picture puzzle!
First, permit me to present a recent addition to Lafayette Street:
Now I present a collection of closeups:
And now, the Challenge: can you locate the closeups within the mural itself?
Vonn Scott Bair