Tarot on a Supermarket Wall

March 15th, 2013 § 0 comments

On my recent trip to San Francisco, I came across a tile mural on the side of a Safeway store.

It was created back in 1959 by John Garth, who apparently made a number of such mosaics for Safeway stores across the country.

It’s an impressive piece meant to depict how the foods of the world are grown, toiled over, and ultimately transported to shopping carts at Safeway stores everywhere.

When I saw it though, my Tarot radar went off and three cards jumped out of the picture – the 10 of Wands, the 3 of Pentacles, and the 9 of Pentacles …

Tarot in the Mosaic

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