Anya Gallaccio’s “Surf’s up” mural in La Jolla

By Linda Schroeder on September 22, 2011

The weird patterns are jumping off places for all sorts of imagination excursions...Which is why that little crystal or whatever it is looks like a boat if someone calls the scanning electron microscope image Surf’s up. Other parts of the mural will take you into other places, depending on your brain and its ability to associate....

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Anya Gallaccio is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts Professor. For more about her work, please visit:

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Anya Gallaccio’s Surf's Up image detail.
Image is courtesy of Artist Anya Gallaccio and Artists and Thieves.

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