When we think of Poland, our associations are not altogether positive. The Museum of Contemporary Art in Cracow has been attempting to provide the world with some newer, alternative images -- the work of active and internationally-attuned Polish artists.
When I arrived at Flea's Los Feliz house a few hours before his 50th birthday party and The Silverlake Conservatory of Music Fundraiser began, I had a feeling I'd remember everything I love about the sometimes seemingly morally decrepit city of LA.
As many barriers and boundaries are crossed in public art, there is a question of 'Who has the right to express themselves here?' Take the famous Banksy piece as an example. Did he have the 'right' to make artwork on the walls of the West Bank?