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Paper-Mache Artist Adds to Downtown Street Art Portfolio

From sunbathers to a flock of deer, Calder Greenwood uses street art as a commentary on underutilized public space.

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Ed Fuentes is an arts journalist, photographer, graphic designer, and digital muralist who covers a variety of topics and geographies in Southern California for KCET.
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Mural Ordinance Still Expected to Be Approved, When is Not Certain

Mural Ordinance Still Expected to Be Approved, When is Not Certain

City planner Tanner Blackman led the drafting of a new mural ordinance that would change the definition of public art. What will happen when he moves on to a different position wit ...
Two Sides of Will Rogers at Historic San Bernardino Theater

Two Sides of Will Rogers at Historic San Bernardino Theater

Not many know of Kent Twitchell's masterpiece quietly marking the walls of the historic California Theatre in San Bernardino.
'People of the Corn' Mural Rises Up at Downtown L.A. School

'People of the Corn' Mural Rises Up at Downtown L.A. School

A new mural by SPARC was unveiled at Miguel Contreras Learning Complex in the west edge of downtown Los Angeles.
Mural Curatorship Gets Crazy on Gideon's Wall

Mural Curatorship Gets Crazy on Gideon's Wall

A mural was painted over. Street artists are outraged. It's a wake-up call that proves the delayed mural ordinance need to be passed through City Hall quickly.
Cardboard Street Art Documents the Undocumented [UPDATED]

Cardboard Street Art Documents the Undocumented [UPDATED]

The cardboard street art by Ramiro Gomez Jr. is an affectionate look at a workforce which he is part of -- and quietly works as hard as the people it portrays.
Buffed Out Street Art a Case Study for Mural Ordinance

Buffed Out Street Art a Case Study for Mural Ordinance

The whitewashing of another mural this morning shows why the new mural ordinance is necessary to bring clear definitions and streamline the process of obtaining permits.
Spring Rise and Autumn Exit: David Alfaro Siqueiros in Los Angeles

Spring Rise and Autumn Exit: David Alfaro Siqueiros in Los Angeles

Politics and murals are indigenous to Los Angeles, as evidenced by David Alfaro Siqueiros' brief stay in Los Angeles.
'Calle de la Eternidad' Mural on Broadway is About Moving Inspiration

'Calle de la Eternidad' Mural on Broadway is About Moving Inspiration

"Calle de la Eternidad," the original street name of Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, is also the name of an important mural now undergoing restoration by SPARC.
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