Remuralizing Now Fully Underway at the Bernal Library


Bernal Heights Library Mural

Last weekend there was a full team from Precita Eyes Murals on hand at the Bernal Heights Library to install the new artwork on the Cortland facade. What’s interesting is that — as you can see — the art is less of a mural, and more of an intricate mixed-media and tile installation. Interesting.

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14 Responses to Remuralizing Now Fully Underway at the Bernal Library

  1. BH lovr says:

    Primary colors? This monstrosity is like Franken-library…

  2. Jean says:

    My Mother always says if you have nothing nice to say, don’t say anything at all…….(crickets….)

  3. Brandon says:

    I think it looks great! But, then, I would…

    Thanks for the progress report, Bernalwood!

  4. Brent says:

    I didn’t realize it was going to be tile. Suddenly I’m more intrigued about what it will look like than the original drawings suggested.

  5. AJ (@AJACs3) says:

    As someone who really liked the idea of having no mural, I’m kinda excited with the direction this is taking. Whether I end up liking it or not, I am thrilled with the care and crafts(wo)manship being displayed.

  6. Derek says:

    Yipes, that looks seriously dreadful.

  7. I think color is great! Long live color!

  8. Herr Doktor Professor Deth Vegetable says:

    Glad to see it finally cheering up. I liked the old mural better, but this is much nicer than nothing!

  9. BD says:

    It’s just so unnecessary. It cheapens the whole building. And street. Maybe it would have worked on the interior of the building – in the children’s section?

  10. bernalcoyete says:

    never be the same, but I love the color, and the intensions of restoring what was once there. we need color in bernal, color.

  11. Marie D. says:

    It would have been nice to have something more suited to the architecture — the building itself has (or had) an aesthetic of its own.

  12. TommyWillB says:

    Love it or hate it aesthetically, I’m just happy to see the endless machinations over and the painting beginning.

    As for love vs. hate, I’m in the strong “like” category. I think it’s a good homage.

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