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    Banksy’s NYC street art: Trashed or very quickly treasured

    Every day this month, Banksy has been unveiling new works of art around New York. The works are then announced on his website and posted to Instagram. Many of the surprise exhibits follow his signature street-art style: stencil...
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    KCET: Professor of Street Art Takes a Look at Shepard Fairey

    The impetus of the text began when I was doing research for my last book “Stay Up! Los Angeles Street Art.” While I knew Fairey to be a polarizing figure because of his success, I was surprised how many street artis...
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    Street Art Optical Illusions

    Why should an artist scavenge for empty canvases when the walls of abandoned buildings are calling their names? This is the mantra that guides French artists Ella and Pitr. Living and working in Saint-Étienne — what the...
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    15 Street Art Spots Around The World

    Contemporary street art can trace its roots back to the early 20th century, when painted murals first appeared in outdoor spaces across Latin America. From there, the practice of “tagging” walls seeped into Los Ange...
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      Billboard Bandits: Outlaw Artists in The Sky by Adam Clark is an in-depth look into the rich history of billboard bombing and art. With visceral anecdotes told by legendary writers such as Krenz and Augor, and raw interv...
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    Women street artists are focus of upcoming LALA exhibit

    The competitive, often territorial world of street art has long been male-dominated. Increasingly, however, women artists are adding a distinct sensibility to the street art scene that, in Los Angeles and other cities, includes...
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    Downtown L.A.’s Daniel Lahoda draws praise, controversy

    Fresh paint on the cement wall of an industrial warehouse space across from Handsome Coffee Roasters reveals two sides of Los Angeles’ downtown Arts District. Graffiti tags cover one half of the wall; the other has just b...
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    Joe Caslin, Street Art Portraiture

    When you take a step back to observe some of the personal campaigns that Street Artists have launched over the last decade or so, it begins to come into focus that in many ways people are trying to reclaim the public sphere for...
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A Tour of Back Alley

A quick tour of Back Alley during setup, before opening night.  Back Alley was a street art/graffiti show created by LA Street Art Gallery and Do Art Foundation at GR Space in Downtown LA.  Please note that some pieces were a...



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Back Alley Brings Out Street Art’s Best

Here’s another great article and coverage on our Back Alley Street Art Show: Nothing quite measures up to the vibrant energy of Downtown Los Angeles. Every time I visit, something captures my attention–a man playing an ...


Recap: Back Alley, A Celebration of Art in The Streets ~ Presented by La Street Art Gallery and Do Art Foundation

Check out this great recap of our Back Alley Street Art Show by Desilu Munoz on LA Taco: La Street Art Gallery and The Do Art Foundation teamed up to put on a group show titled “Back Alley” a Celebration of Art in The Stree...

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Photo Essay: Skill UTI Burning Walls In West Los Angeles.

Los Angeles graffiti and culture is a movement ever changing and growing in unison with the city, from vibrant colors to perfectly structured architecture. Behind the city’s art and design is a life that drives LA’s...



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Back Alley

Our Trailer for our Art Show, BACK ALLEY!

This is our video trailer for our art show, BACK ALLEY! January 26 – February 1, 2013 114 W. 4th Street Los Angeles, CA 90013 Join us for these special events!! *OPENING RECEPTION : Jan 26th – 6 PM-10PM – Musi...


Eyes on EyeOne

Eyeone is an artist and graphic designer based in Los Angeles. His work is rooted in graffiti, printmaking, photography, and punk rock. Often focusing on isolated objects and individuals, his art reflects on themes of alienatio...



Shepard Fairey Street Art Defaced

Everyone is a critic. Even taggers. Shepard Fairey, a widely known street artist who often garners mixed reviews, has been panned with graffiti spray-painted over a fifty-foot wall piece on 2nd Street and La Brea Boulevard. At ...