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Ground Up, a UC Berkeley student journal of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, recently published an online article advocating for a radical approach to protecting our mudflats from rising sea levels. The...

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Two finalists have emerged from a pool of submissions in a lengthly City of Emeryville Public Art selection process. Ned Kahn’s “Wind Jetty” and Pete Beeman’s “Emeryville Serpent” were chosen as final selections by the...

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The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) launched a region-wide celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love with its exhibit “Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia.” The...

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The Emeryville Mudflat Sculptures were an anonymous folk art sculpture garden that utilized trash and driftwood as its medium for public art. Considering how it was constructed and the materials used, its power and intent were ultimately to...

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In the face of great uncertainty, fear, and cultural upheaval that plagued the 1960s an art movement bloomed that inspired millions. Starting in 1964, the Emeryville mudflats along Interstate 80 were home to a sculpture...

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Most people who have heard of the Emeryville Mudflat Sculptures know very little about them. If you have seen pictures of them, you are left with the question; “who made these things and why?” A random...

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If I was indeed ever able to turn The E’ville Eye into a full-time profession, I’d make a conscious effort to write more about our history. Emeryville is so rich in history, yet so little of it...

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Ken Bukowski and his EPOA group have turned their focus to cataloging city videos onto their YouTube channel and in the process have unearthed some absolute treasures. The source of most of the videos are...

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The publishing of the NY Times article Once Upon a Landscape profiling Brooklyn artist and Berkeley native Carol Bove led me to this 1982 archive titled “Rubbish lives for a time as a sculpture” detailing the infamous Emeryville mudflat sculptures. A 25-foot wheelchair,...

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Mudflat Sculpture Archive

February 24, 2013 | 1 Comments

Consider this Gallery an aggregate of images I’ve amassed from various web sources including this page dedicated to the mudflats on Tribe.net, a collection found on Spaces Art Environment and this article in the SFGate...

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I ran across this 2008 post while reminiscing with a co-worker recently. Probably my first memory of Emeryville … before I knew where Emeryville was. The author describes it perfectly. It was one of the few spots...

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The ongoing shelter order has been catastrophic for many sectors of small businesses and local news publications are no exception. Simply put, when local businesses and residents are struggling, there’s a “trickle down” on local...

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The next time you’re driving I-580 West towards Emeryville and SF, keep your eyes on the road, but try to catch a glimpse of a new neon sign recently installed on the rooftop opposite the...

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A 2012 article by Chronicle writer Peter Hartlaub contained an impressive list of long-gone Bay Area landmarks. Among this list were two Emeryville icons: The fabled Mudflat Sculptures and the lesser celebrated Sherwin-Williams “Cover the...

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Chris Edwards, the artist behind the popular Ghost Ship Memorial docked in Emery Bay, has passed away at the age of 32. “He passed peacefully in Hawaii,” noted his mother Sue Perkins in a communication...

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If you happen to be arrested or detained in Emeryville, you’ll likely be transported to an Oakland or County jail. The reasons are that the Emeryville Police Station no longer has a holding facility. They...

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When all is said and done, Ken Bukowski will go down as one of the most colorful characters our city has ever seen. A six term, 24 year Council member and five-time Mayor, plaques with...

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Emeryville residents and commuters noticed a peculiar billboard along Shellmound on Thursday morning that might have caused a double-take. A 1-800-GOT-JUNK billboard that previously read “We Make Junk Disappear” was manipulated overnight to read “We...

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Christmas was looking pretty bleak for E’ville Eye historical contributor Joey Enos and his family this season. Joey, his wife Anna and son Sammy were facing possible displacement amid our ongoing Housing Crisis if they...

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East Bay Yesterday, a podcast “about history, but it’s not stuck in the past,” emerged last year and has gained the curiosity and admiration of local history buffs. Creator Liam O’Donoghue has quickly built a library of important stories cataloguing East Bay history....

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Artist Tyler Hoare’s famed Red Baron “flew” again at the Emeryville Marina last Saturday May 6th. An estimated crowd of thirty or so fans gathered to watch the tradition that last occurred in 2012. The installation was transported...

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The Compound Gallery will be kicking off a seven week retrospective of the work of Tyler Hoare AKA “The Red Baron” this Saturday March 18th. Hoare’s famous WWI biplane installations have anonymously adorned the Emeryville & Berkeley Marinas...

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The Top Five E’ville Eye Stories of 2016

January 1, 2017 | 3 Comments

Happy New Year E’villains! While I think most of us are glad that 2016 is behind us, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on some of the stories that helped The E’ville Eye...

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A former Emeryville Police Officer convicted of rape in 1989 is set for a Parole hearing after spending the past 27 years in prison. According to the East Bay Times story, Ron Roy Choss was convicted of...

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