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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 Public Meeting Period Does Not End Quietly

Mural Ordinance Public Meeting Period Does Not End Quietly

Final public meeting on the mural ordinance draft gave artists one more chance to butt heads with policy makers and differing perspectives before the draft heads back to City Hall.
New Ordinance Must Distinguish Between Commercial Sign and Fine Art Mural

New Ordinance Must Distinguish Between Commercial Sign and Fine Art Mural

While progress is being made on the City of L.A. sign code, there must be a clear definition whether an image on a wall functions as fine art or a commercial sign.
'The Great Wall of Los Angeles,' a Documentary by Donna Deitch

'The Great Wall of Los Angeles,' a Documentary by Donna Deitch

Donna Deitch's stylish 1978 mini-documentary 'The Great Wall of Los Angeles' captures a moment in time when the community came together to create the landmark mural.
Muralists, Street Artists Chime in on City's Proposed Mural Ordinance

Muralists, Street Artists Chime in on City's Proposed Mural Ordinance

Artists and others gathered Wednesday for another mural ordinance meeting.
Los Angeles and Berlin: Sister Cities in Art and Culture

Los Angeles and Berlin: Sister Cities in Art and Culture

In the ever-changing cities of Berlin and Los Angeles, there exists an artistic and cultural relationship that may explain why they are considered Sister Cities.
Protest Preserved: City Seeks Caretaker for Occupy L.A. Mural

Protest Preserved: City Seeks Caretaker for Occupy L.A. Mural

Deemed as artifacts, the artworks painted on plywood panels built by the city to protect park monuments were removed after the encampment was evicted in November.
With L.A.'s Mural Code About to Change, the Code of the Streets Should Be Next

With L.A.'s Mural Code About to Change, the Code of the Streets Should Be Next

It should be the starting point for a New Year's resolution: sending the word directly to the street that the official mural code now belongs to artists.
A Year-End List for Los Angeles Murals

A Year-End List for Los Angeles Murals

For a city with a moratorium on murals, the art form managed to be in the public eye in 2011.
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