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Via la.guestofaguest.com: According to a report, the master was at work on the Joyrich Building at Melrose and Spaulding when someone walked up on him. and he"threw down a few stickers that say 'DESIRE OBTAIN CHERISH.'" Could it be just another Oscar gimmick or could it have been another artist? MORE>>>
New street art in the Melrose area surfaced last night, supposedly while the artist was in the act. This wouldn't be all that riveting of a sighting, except the culprit is allegedly Banksy who made L.A., the blogosphere, and international news media his bitch last week when he marked his territory all over town as we all stood and watched like a bunch of mouthbreathers. More»
Yet another "Banksy" popped up sometime yesterday, but the hand-wringing and fervent gawking at his large-scale Sunset Blvd billboard piece that has since been removed must have overshadowed the peeing dog depicted on the side of a building on little Santa Monica at the border of Beverly Hills and Century City. More»
With the Oscars less than two weeks away, two new graffiti pieces believed to be the handiwork of Banksy pop up in L.A. this week. How serendipitous that one featuring a crayon-shooting boy just happened to be discovered by Lauren Conrad who must have been taking a breather from the daily duties of her grueling fashion design career and writing her next great novel. Perhaps the elusive street artist is trying to generate some hype around his nod from the Academy. If these are actually the works of Banksy, that is. More»
Sunday, May 19
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.