Block Walk Mid-Market: Million Dollar Sculptures, Spray Paint & Hidden Artwork

San Francisco, CA

  • Up close with "Caruso's Dream" at night. Photo: Brian Goggin.
  • "Remembering Jade" by Os Gemeos. Photo: Juxtapoz.
  • "Venus" stands in the Trinity Place courtyard. Photo: Mike Moffitt/SFGATE.
  • A crane installs the head on top of the statue of Venus. Photo: Trinity Place.
  • Close up of the muses in "Live Outside."
  • "Live Outside" by Alynn-Mags.
  • The artist's designs for the installation. Photo: Brian Goggin.

30 minutes
0.9 mi
Guided by Jason

In a city known for its murals, street artists and public art, the Mid-Market district is packed with noteworthy works. Whimsical, colorful, monumental and yet often obscured, the art in the neighborhood often goes unnoticed. Come on a quick stroll to find four pivotal murals and sculptures that represent the best of the local and international, low-end and luxury art world in SF. Along the way, I'll explain why there has been an explosion in public art in this area over the past couple of years.

About Your Guide
I am all about exploring local history, architecture, food and art to learn about how places came to be. You can find me in search of hidden places, the best dim sum, secret speakeasies, skyline vistas and other ingredients to build the perfect day.

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Guide Points
  1. Os Gemeos Mural
  2. Venus
  3. Live Outside Mural
  4. Caruso's Dream

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