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New Murals Advertise Products, Despite Passing of Ordinance

New Murals Advertise Products, Despite Passing of Ordinance

Only a few months after the passing of an ordinance designed to get murals out under commercial signage, some new works are branding product.
Painted Utility Boxes Move West to Downtown's 'Indian Alley'

Painted Utility Boxes Move West to Downtown's 'Indian Alley'

The micro-public art project, utilizing LADOT traffic signal cabinets, first began along the First Street Corridor in Boyle Heights.
Blek Le Rat, 'Father of the Street Stencil,' Thinking of L.A.

Blek Le Rat, 'Father of the Street Stencil,' Thinking of L.A.

We touched based with the French artist to discuss his works and why he has L.A. on his mind.
10 Street Art Books To Add To Your Collection

10 Street Art Books To Add To Your Collection

Since the initial introduction of the term "street art" in 1985, there have been hundreds of publications that address this art form, from picture books to academic accounts. The f ...
A Global Look at Graffiti and Street Art, with an L.A. Angle

A Global Look at Graffiti and Street Art, with an L.A. Angle

The co-curator for the Street Art Expo at Tate Modern shared some insights about the distinctions between street art and graffiti, both in his hometown of London and in Los Angeles ...
Monthly Mural Wrap: A Dozen Tags for October, 2013

Monthly Mural Wrap: A Dozen Tags for October, 2013

Muralists wait for no one. Once the ordinance was passed, permits were issued and the month brought reminders that the Los Angeles mural movement has an international reputation, i ...
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