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This is the story of the Silly Pink Bunny. Before this drawing, the bunny was actually a huge sculpture made by local artisan Jeremy Fish which rested on the corner of Haight & Laguna.

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As change has been the reoccurring theme here in San Francisco, developers had plans on bulldozing the lot to make way for future rental units. Word spread throughout the city and a local resident took it upon himself to rescue the bunny from its demise even though Jeremy Fish had already convinced the contractors in not destroying it.

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After a little recovery mission with the help of the neighborhood and social media, the bunny was later returned to its home where it sported a new eye patch and gold front tooth.

The lot has since been torn down along with the original bunny but a bronzed replica will be made and placed back in the same location once construction is complete. It will act as the gateway to the Lower Haight District and hopefully become a relic for the new generation of residences in San Francisco.

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This is just one of the many stories that lie within Jeremy Fish’s artwork. This past Friday, he displayed over a 100 pieces of black and white drawings at his new solo show Yesterdays and Tomorrows that span back 10 years that all hold their own personal message and adventure.

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And a gem of my own as a moderate collector of Mr. Fish’s more affordable work. This is the super limited FTC X Jeremy Fish laser etched skateboard deck that was released a couple of weeks back and sold out in minutes. Be sure to check out his show running till September 13th at FFDG.

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