Fork it over: Guerrilla street art relocated from Pasadena and St. John avenues

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Breaking up is hard to do. Above, “Fork in the Road” artist Ken Marshall tries to separate a resistant Bob Stane from the 18-foot wooden sculpture, as it was relocated from its seven-month home at the intersection of Pasadena and St. John avenues.
The dramatic tableau was all playacting, of course. The Star-News’ Janette Williams reports the fork is headed for greener pastures — aka refurbishment — and a new life somewhere.
Stane, of Altadena’s Coffee Gallery Backstage, and the “Fork in the Road” Gang surely have something up their collective sleeve for the mammoth utensil.
After the jump, an alternate view:

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“A fork, a fork, my kingdom for a fork.” Seriously, though, I can haz?

Ice House founder Bob Stane on this most unusual 75th birthday commemoration piece:

“I hope it will be in many movies — the ‘Pasadena Fork in the Road,”‘ he said. “Even if we’re going to be arrested, I think we’ve added something to Pasadena.” [Star-News]

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(Photo by Walt Mancini / Staff)