Sunday, May 3, 2015

San Francisco, from downtown to the Asian Art Museum and a Taiwanese "Fancy Animal Carnival": 3 May 2015

I visited the Asian Art Museum and viewed the outdoor exhibit, "Fancy Animal Carnival" by Taiwanese artist Hung Yi. The photographs are shown in the sequential order of the ramble.


The route. The approximate distance traveled as tracked by GPS was 9.0 miles. The approximate cumulative elevation gain was 911 feet. Mile markers are shown on the route’s track. Click on the image to see the full-size map.
The graph shows the elevation changes encountered during the ramble.Click on the image to see the full-size chart.
One Embarcadero CenterClick on the image to see the full-size photograph.
The Hyatt Regency HotelClick on the image to see the full-size photo.
The cruise ship Norwegian Jewel is docked in San Francisco. Click on the image to see the full-size photograph.
Julius Castle is San Francisco Landmark #121; it is perched near the summit of Telegraph Hill. Julius Castle is now closed, and its future is unsure. Click on the image to see the full-size photo.
Yes, here I am again inside the San Francisco Cable Car Powerhouse and Museum. I always like to visit this site when I am in the area. Click on the image to see the full-size photograph.
San Francisco's City Hall, as seen from the rear of the building. Click on the image to see the full-size photo.
The  "Fancy Animal Carnival" by acclaimed Taiwanese artist Hung Yi was on outdoor display at San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza from 19 April to 2 May. We arrived at the site on 3 May, a day after the exhibit concluded. Fortunately, many of the whimsical sculptures were still viewableClick on the image to see the full-size photograph.
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We went to the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, where we viewed "Seduction: Japan's Floating World." Click on the image to see the full-size photograph.

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