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Monthly Mural Wrap: A Dozen Tags for June, 2014

From the return of a Venice landmark mural, to the preservation efforts for a work inspired by John Muir, here's a look at public art stories for June, 2014.

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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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From the Streets of L.A. to Paris and London: Professor Street Art's Euro Tour

From the Streets of L.A. to Paris and London: Professor Street Art's Euro Tour

While there is no center to the art world in the 21st century, Angelenos wanting to extend their mark have crossed the pond to add to their international reputation, extend their f ...
Monthly Mural Wrap: A Dozen Tags for May, 2014

Monthly Mural Wrap: A Dozen Tags for May, 2014

As lawmakers seek to add another chapter to the ongoing saga of the mural ordinance, the world of street art keeps turning. Here's our mural wrap for May.
Revision Will Make Mural Ordinance Less Confusing for Property Owners

Revision Will Make Mural Ordinance Less Confusing for Property Owners

An amendment to the mural ordinance will make it easier for property owners to understand the process for registering murals with the city.
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Don't Buy It: Art is More Than a Temporary Experience

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Volunteers Help Complete Santa Clarita Mosaic Mural in Record Time

Volunteers Help Complete Santa Clarita Mosaic Mural in Record Time

The 40-foot-long mural project along the busy South Fork Trail is nearing completion ahead of schedule, thanks to the enthusiastic support from the community.
L.A.'s 1984 Olympic Mural Team Reunited

L.A.'s 1984 Olympic Mural Team Reunited

The muralists who painted the walls for the 1984 Games exchanged hugs and stories last weekend like victorious Olympians.
Palm Springs To Consider Mural Ordinance

Palm Springs To Consider Mural Ordinance

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A Mural Chat with an 'Urban Legend'

A Mural Chat with an 'Urban Legend'

James Prigoff is the prolific author, photographer, and lecturer on murals, considered one of the major forces in giving dignity and credibility to an art form that once was consid ...
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