Friday, October 21, 2011

Photo-finish Friday: out and about

As promised last week, here at the same corner, Vermont and 23rd, is another wall mural. This one is as dramatic as the one across the street from it is tranquil (see here). Jimi Hendix and Che Guevara, bathed in bright, hot colors, separated by an urgent appeal for a hate-free community.

It's early morning and stores are just opening in this Spanish-speaking neighborhood. You can see a shopkeeper raising a shutter to the left of the stop sign.

Photo-finish Friday is the bright idea of Leah Utas over at The Goat's Lunch Pail.

Coming up: Magazine illustrations, 1902-1906


  1. The only problem is the over romanticized and fictionalized Che was actually a cold blooded killer. A murderer. Zapata is a much more noble hero for people struggling against oppression.