street art http://kalw.org en Homeowners commission graffiti artists to tag their homes http://kalw.org/post/homeowners-commission-graffiti-artists-tag-their-homes <p>Private homeowners are trying to give graffiti artists a legal, public canvas. KALW&#39;s Leila Day spoke with a Bernal Heights couple that hired local artist <a href="http://bernalwood.wordpress.com/2011/09/21/sf-giants-street-art-spreads-across-bernal-heights/">Get Up</a> to come tag their house.</p><p><em>Listen to their conversation above.&nbsp;</em></p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 00:21:49 +0000 Leila Day 13961 at http://kalw.org Homeowners commission graffiti artists to tag their homes The vibrant ‘muralismo’ of San Francisco’s Mission District http://kalw.org/post/vibrant-muralismo-san-francisco-s-mission-district <p>Street art has long been at the heart of San Francisco&rsquo;s Mission District. With its colorful wall murals, it has been called the largest concentration of public painting in the world, embodying culture, passion, and activism. It would be quite a treat if you could see hundreds of the Mission&#39;s murals in one place &ndash; well, now you can.</p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 00:20:05 +0000 Hana Baba 13960 at http://kalw.org The vibrant ‘muralismo’ of San Francisco’s Mission District