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Monday, July 28, 2008 Extreme Pop Art

How about a taste of the nightmare of the ordinary?  The curio shop and Hollywood prop house at the corner of La Brea and 1st Nick Metropolis is always a good place to start.  There's always something new.

Simpsons - sculptures at the curio shop and Hollywood prop house at the corner of La Brea and 1st - Nick Metropolis
Giant Fender guitar at the curio shop and Hollywood prop house at the corner of La Brea and 1st - Nick Metropolis
Giant Fender guitar at the curio shop and Hollywood prop house at the corner of La Brea and 1st - Nick Metropolis

The real nightmare stuff is in the alley out back.

Graffiti on brick, alley behind La Brea at 1st, Hollywood
Graffiti on brick, alley behind La Brea at 1st, Hollywood
Torn Eye, alley behind La Brea at 1st, Hollywood
Black Tie, alley behind La Brea at 1st, Hollywood
Red Boy, alley behind La Brea at 1st, Hollywood
White Cat, alley behind La Brea at 1st, Hollywood
Poster - "Branded" - alley behind La Brea at 1st, Hollywood
Poster - "US Treasury" - alley behind La Brea at 1st, Hollywood
Ronald McDonald Gone Bad - alley behind La Brea at 1st, Hollywood
Dissolute Ballerina, alley behind La Brea at 1st, Hollywood

Out front, on La Brea

Liberation (yoga) - La Brea at 1st, Hollywood

Back at Nick's

Metal dinosaur in cage at the curio shop and Hollywood prop house at the corner of La Brea and 1st - Nick Metropolis

If you wish to use any of these photos for commercial purposes I assume you'll discuss that with me. And should you choose to download any of these images and use them invoking the "fair use" provisions of the Copyright Act of 1976, please provide credit, and, on the web, a link back this site. 

Technical Note:

Photographs after March 3, 2008, were taken with a Nikon D200 or a Nikon D70 when noted. All previous photographs were taken with the D70. The lenses used are (1) AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm 1:35-4.5G ED, or (2) AF Nikkor 70-300 mm telephoto, or (3) AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 55-200 mm f/4-5.6G ED. Photography here is modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0.  The earliest photography in the archives was done with a Sony Mavica digital still camera (MVC-FD-88) with built-in digital zoom.

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