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PLAN ForYourArt: June 2-8

Bettina Korek | Posted 08.02.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Join the Craft and Folk Art Museum for the first ever in a new Etsy Craft Night series. The evening will transform the museum's outdoor courtyard into a hub of crafting and festivities.

Roger Gastman On Graffiti, His New Book & MOCA's 'Art In The Streets'

WSJ | Dennis Nishi | Posted 07.26.2011 | Arts

Writer and former graffiti tagger Roger Gastman has turned his love of the spray arts into a lifelong career. At 19, he sold graffiti supplies, later ...

WATCH: James Franco's New Art Project 'Rebel'

ARTINFO | Posted 07.18.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

How meteoric is actor James Franco's art career? This meteoric: mere months after having his first solo gallery show at Berlin 's Peres Projects follo...

Shepard Fairey On Obama & MOCA's Street Art Controversy

ARTINFO | Posted 07.07.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

CHICAGO-- Last weekend, Shepard Fairey appeared at Art Chicago to greet visitors to his installation of record-cover prints at Robert Berman Gallery's...

Mad Science, Tony's & Hip Hop: Highlights This Week

Posted 07.06.2011 | Arts

This week has overflowed with unexpected arts stories. From the breakdancing troupe in Uganda and predictions that the Street Art bubble is due to bur...

Street Art Market Collapse Would See History Repeat

Mat Gleason | Posted 07.03.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

How many investment-industry types will be seduced by the glamour of Street Art hype and think they can corner the market? Will they all actually attempt to apply their stupid market metrics to art?

MOCA's Street Art Exhibit Shocking Because 'It's So Beautiful'

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 07.01.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — It's art from the streets that's been moved into the museum, and critics are going gaga over it. Words like stunning and near-ove...

Art Bites: Japan Benefit, Trippy Paintings and Street Art Bites Back

Posted 06.22.2011 | Arts

Art Bites is a new HuffPost Arts series of cool videos, news and events we want you to know about, in brief. This installment covers everything from a...

Real Street Art and L.A. Legacies

Max Benavidez | Posted 06.20.2011 | Los Angeles
Max Benavidez

You can't bring the raw energy and sheer free expression that is global street art into an institution and still label it street art.

PHOTOS: Eric Clapton's Former Home Comes With Solo Recording

Posted 06.20.2011 | Los Angeles

Via Curbed LA: The lucky new owner of this Venice beach home will acquire an architectural gem, an unreleased Eric Clapton recording, a hefty tax brea...

Art in the Streets

Mike Selsky | Posted 06.19.2011 | Arts
Mike Selsky

2011-04-19-20110419IMG_5129.gifJeffrey Deitch went deep on this survey of the history of street art and graffiti. Be prepared for some visual overload.

'Art in the Streets' at MOCA: This Artweek.LA (April 18-24)

Bill Bush | Posted 06.19.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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PHOTOS: MOCA's 'Art In The Streets' Brings The Taggers Out

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.17.2011 | Los Angeles

MOCA's "Art In The Streets" exhibition officially opens to the public today, but the streets of Los Angeles have been previewing the show for almost a...

'Art In The Streets' Brings The Fire To MOCA

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.14.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Yes, Banksy is here. The giant "Art in the Streets" show opening this weekend at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles gives a patch of real e...

Weekend To-Do List: Wine Festival, Street Art & Artisanal LA

Posted 06.14.2011 | Los Angeles

If you couldn't find a ticket to Coachella (or you couldn't care less), this weekend's round up has plenty of alternative ways for you to spend your t...

Plan ForYourArt: April 14-20

Bettina Korek | Posted 06.14.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

MOCA members are invited to the opening of Art in the Streets, the first major U.S. museum survey of the history of graffiti and street art on Saturday. It will open to the public April 17.

Jean-Michel Basquiat: A New Documentary

Carine Fabius | Posted 06.12.2011 | Arts
Carine Fabius

In preparation for the release of Jean Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child, I was asked by The Independent Television Service (ITVS), which presents aw...

PLAN ForYourArt: April 7-13

Bettina Korek | Posted 06.05.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

MOCA presents the artist-run radio project Neighborhood Public Radio (NPR) as the spring 2011 collective for the ongoing Engagement Party series of events.

Street Art Reprisal

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.03.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

By the time the 25th anniversary edition of Subway Art was published in 2009, generations of graffiti and street artists had been influenced by Martha...

LA Museum Attendance Lags Behind San Francisco And Chicago

Posted 05.29.2011 | Los Angeles

The Art Newspaper released their annual tally (PDF) of top 100 museums worldwide based on 2010 attendance numbers, and the results are disappointing w...

The Peculiar, The Particular, The Familiar: William Leavitt In LA

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Seed

My interest in theatrically is like watching people in an airport -- something you don't even really look at. - William Leavitt Seated on a sleek ...

Your Weekend To-Do List: Tina Fey Tickets, TreePeople, and St. Patrick's Day

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Snap up your tickets tomorrow for the Tina Fey and Steve Martin conversation presented by Live Talks Los Angeles. For do-gooders, join TreePeople as t...

PLAN ForYourArt: March 3-9

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

For their third and final Engagement Party, the League of Imaginary Scientists present the Zephyr Experiment, inviting museum visitors to join in a hands-on experience of invention and experimental wonder.

Hollywood's Hottest Oscar Parties: A Roundup

deadline.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23RD 5:30 PM: Host Zooey Deschanel, DKMS Charity Party Solange Azagury-Patridge, 340A N Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills 6:30 PM: Art Of...

PLAN ForYourArt: February 10-16

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The Hammer museum is presenting the first American museum survey of artist Richard Hawkins.