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PHOTOS: Graffiti Artist Humanizes Homeless People By Painting Their Dreams

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.16.2014 | Impact

Those who say graffiti doesn't accomplish much haven't seen the work of Skid Robot, an anonymous street artist in Los Angeles who uses his medium to d...

Your Handy Guide To The Best Street Art In Los Angeles

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.26.2015 | Arts

If you call Los Angeles home, you understand the plight of wanting to ogle delectable artworks while remaining in the sunshine at all times. Good thin...

Get a Sniff of This Street Art From Plastic Jesus | Posted 05.26.2014 | Arts

Is that a huge pile of cocaine, a rolled up 20 dollar bill and an American 'Excess' card? It's not hard to understand why people are bowing down to LA street artist Plastic Jesus and his wonderfully satirical brand of subversive art.

LOOK: Vibrant Los Angeles

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 10.29.2013 | Los Angeles

Artists can legally paint murals on the sides of stores, offices, apartment duplexes and other privately owned properties under a new Los Angeles law ...

PHOTOS: Best Street Art Of LA 2012

Gregory Linton | Posted 02.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Gregory Linton

2012 has been a wild ride on the streets of Los Angeles. Melrose and Fairfax is proud to present 20 of our favorite shots for the Best of Los Angeles Street Art 2012.

Street Art Is a Love Affair With the City

Gregory Linton | Posted 10.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Gregory Linton

Knowing the intimate details of the city enables an artist to find the cuts and spots to place art where both the art, and the urban environment, will shine. Look at the streets. They are full with love letters.

The 3 Generations of Street Art -- Pioneers, Soldiers, and Fame Bangers

Gregory Linton | Posted 10.02.2012 | Los Angeles
Gregory Linton

Street art is an active genre that it is still developing, and at this stage in time the modern street art movement has witnessed three distinct generations of artists -- the pioneers, the soldiers and the fame bangers.

The New Book CRYPTIK: Eastern Philosophy Introduces the Artist

Gordy Grundy | Posted 09.18.2012 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

Every legendary and aspiring street artist has made his or her mark many times over. In Echo Park, you see the new work first.

Mysterious & Beautiful Papier-Mache Sculptures Take Over Downtown LA

Posted 05.30.2012 | Los Angeles

You may remember when ninety Boer South African Goats were brought to Angels Knoll last summer. Now there are some new visitors on the Knoll -- namely...

Mission: May Day Monopoly Board (PHOTOS)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.03.2012 | Los Angeles
John Wellington Ennis

With no advance arrangements, it was a little sketchy if we were going to be able to do it at all. Would there be a shut down intersection? Would people show up? Would police stop us? Would others like it?

WATCH: How To Make Los Angeles Beautiful Again

Posted 03.28.2012 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles was once known as the "mural capital of the world," and traces of it still remain in the LA Freewalls Project, an unsanctioned art initiat...

WATCH: Buff Monster Paints The Standard Hotel Pink

Posted 01.30.2012 | Los Angeles

By now you've probably seen Buff Monster's candy-colored mural on the Standard Hotel; it's hard to miss puffy pink clouds and a walking ice-cream cone...

PHOTOS: LA's Top Street Art Stories Of 2011

Gregory Linton | Posted 03.06.2012 | Los Angeles
Gregory Linton

2012-01-05-imgpull.jpg2011 saw the most ambitious graffiti and street art museum exhibition ever with MOCA's "Art in the Streets." The show had record attendance and will be most remembered for giving a new level of legitimacy to art on the streets.

'Where Murals Can Flourish Once Again'

2011-04-04-tcmhuffpo.jpg | Alice M. Walton | Posted 12.08.2011 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of The City Maven. By Alice M. Walton. Artistic murals on private property would be legalized and permitted under a propos...

Morley Makes a Mockery of Street Art (Video)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 09.29.2011 | Los Angeles
John Wellington Ennis


PHOTOS: Largest Street Art Collection Debuts At LAB ART LA

The Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 07.13.2011 | Los Angeles

Where does Street Art fit into the contemporary art world? LAB ART Los Angeles aims to secure the genre's place as a serious movement by giving it a p...

PHOTOS: STREET ART: Mr. Monopoly Gets Political

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Mr Monopoly finds himself in a unique position. Unlike other evil mascots, like the Hamburglar or Count Chocula, we're supposed to actually hate the ...