The Creative Commons is remarkable, not just because the work is so good, but because what it represents is so new.
Vendors embraced the idea of San Francisco, the capital of all things counter-culture, whose art scene is still notable for being idiosyncratic and truly weird.
If you’re an art-loving person, there’s a good chance you’ve seen work by artists from the Creative Growth Center. Their art has been shown in galleries and museums worldwide; you might, for instance, have strolled past some of it at last fall’s Rosemarie Trockel retrospective at the New Museum. But you might not know just what the Creative Growth Center is, or what it does, or who the artists are.