Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Iconic City Hall -- Raiders of the Lost Ark -- February 24, 2016

The San Francisco Arts Commission sponsors the Art on Market Street Program, which has local artists put up a series of works on bus shelters on Market Street.  Iconic City Hall is a series by Kelli Inouye which depicts movies that have used San Francisco's beautiful City Hall.

In 1981, director Steven Spielberg released a movie made from a script by his friend, George Lucas.  Raiders of the Lost Ark introduced two-fisted archaeologist Indiana Jones.  It was inspired by  movie serials.  The conclusion has Indy and Marion at the Capitol in Washington, DC.  The Capitol was played by City Hall.

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