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Los Angeles Street Art

Meet Sabo, The Conservative Street Artist Behind The Wendy Davis 'Barbie Art'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.10.2014 | Arts

Glenn Beck seemed all too happy to introduce his viewers to Los Angeles' staunchly conservative street artist, Sabo. "Pretty shocking," Beck mused whi...

Artist Who Decorates City Streets With Famous Rap Quotes Has Struck Again

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.31.2013 | Arts

Get excited, California. Because artist Jay Shells has taken to Los Angeles with his clever guerrilla street sign installation, "Rap Quotes." New ...

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 ...

Is This Banksy's Cheeky Response To The Removal Of His Murals?

Posted 08.22.2013 | Arts

Banksy hasn't said much since not one, but three of his murals were ripped from their original outdoor locations and shipped to auction with hefty pri...

CYRCLE: 'Magic Is Real'

Carmen Zella | Posted 12.22.2012 | Arts
Carmen Zella

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Helping Your Kids Break the Law Is Never Cool

Eva Glettner | Posted 10.28.2012 | Parents
Eva Glettner

What is beautiful to some may be absolutely ugly and offensive to others. There are laws set up to respect people's property.

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.

WATCH: Meet Plato On Pasadena Avenue

Posted 08.08.2012 | Los Angeles

Never has philosophy seemed so edgy! Mear One (né Kalen Ockerman), a popular street artist and graphic designer known for making political stateme...

WATCH: Indie Album Art Hits Fairfax

Posted 07.02.2012 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles just got a little bit brighter. Last week, artist Duce finished a mural of the cover art for Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros' new...

WATCH: The People Behind The Eyes

Posted 01.18.2012 | Los Angeles

JR is the world-famous street artist who brought to Los Angeles, the city of beauty and vanity, perhaps what it needs most: wrinkles. Doing what h...

'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...

Come Participate in Mr. Brainwash's 'Art Show 2011'

Gregory Linton | Posted 12.13.2011 | Los Angeles
Gregory Linton

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WATCH: Baldessari On Street Art

latimes.com | Posted 12.11.2011 | Arts

Last week, artist John Baldessari joined Times art critic Christopher Knight for a public talk at the Hammer Museum. At one point, the conversation tu...

The Week In Art: Juggalos, Burners & How Not To Make Street Art

Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts

This week at HuffPost Arts we saw the wonder of Burning Man through the eyes of two virgin "Burners," exclaimed "OMG" at ten fascinating artist collab...

OOPS: Charity Group Covers Legendary Graffiti Crew's Mural

Andrew Reilly | Posted 11.28.2011 | Arts

Even the world of illegal art has rules of conduct. Falling Whistles, a charity that raises awareness of the ravages of war in the Congo, recently com...

Morley Makes a Mockery of Street Art (Video)

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

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LA Street Artist Thank You X Reaches New Heights

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles
John Wellington Ennis

Thank You X has made his mark not just by his Warhol homage, accented with flourishes of paint, but by his preternatural ability to decorate higher-up spots of the Los Angeles landscape.

Banksy Pays For Free Mondays At MOCA

Posted 08.09.2011 | Los Angeles

Via LAist: The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) announced today that it will offer free admission every Monday until August 8, courtesy of British st...

City Charges Street Artists For Gaining 'Notoriety Through Crime'

AP | CHRISTINA HOAG | Posted 06.02.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Not so long ago, Cristian Gheorghiu roamed the streets of Los Angeles at all hours, black marker in his pocket, hunting for walls ...

PHOTOS: Huge Muhammad Ali Sculpture Made Of Punching Bags

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Paying homage to a legendary figure can be risky - you have to make sure your work is large enough to really pay tribute to the person's legacy, while...

Banksy's 'Crayola Shooter' Defaced, Tagged

LAist | Lisa Brenner in Arts & Events, News on February 19, 2011 12:45 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In other art-destroying, art-removing news the Urban Outfitters Crayola Shooter piece in Westwood has been defaced with a huge paint stain and tagged ...

WATCH: Banksy's Sunset Boulevard Billboard Removed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Banksy has been popping up all over Los Angeles this week. From a stencil of a boy soldier (armed with crayons) in Westwood to a mischievous Charlie B...

Banksy Art Pops Up Again In Los Angeles (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Text and photos courtesy of Melrose and Fairfax. Its official--the biggest name in the game, Banksy, put up some new art in Los Angeles. MELROSEan...

Street Art Vs. Graffiti: What's The Difference? (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

On the heels of our street art slideshow featuring pictures from LA Taco, blog Melrose & Fairfax encouraged us to get in touch with them "if you reall...

PHOTOS: The Best Of Los Angeles Street Art

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

We've long admired the street art photography captured in the blog LA Taco, so we got in touch with editor Erich Redson to learn more about what it ta...