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The embarrassment Falling Whistles is currently experiencing at the moment after realizing the wall they chose to canvas this week with their new campaign happens to hold a cherished, internationally recognized mural done by artists from across the globe must be overwhelming. It's one thing to make a public mistake, but it's another when it's, like, 30ft tall and is so long that I can't give a real estimate since there isn't a wide enough shot to fit the entire thing. More»
Despite the honor of having his work currently on display in MOCA's much buzzed about and controversial graffiti showcase "Art in the Streets", local street artist Revok is anything but a celebrated champion of the arts in the eyes of the judge who just sentenced him to 180 behind bars. The law caught up with Jason Williams a.k.a. Revok while trying to board a plane destined for Ireland out of LAX last week for failure to pay the court-ordered restitution as part of his probation to his victims in previous vandalism charges. More»
[photo by Andrew Blankstein for L.A. Times] This 74-year-old O.G. right here is John Scott. He's L.A.'s oldest suspected tagger ever and was arrested in November for putting up his signature "slap tags," orange bumper stickers that read in bold, black letters "WHO IS JOHN SCOTT?," all over town and inside MTA buses. For such a threatening, hideous crime as his, "special problems unit" authorities assumed an aggressive manhunt for the "older" man to put an end to his havoc-wreaking and abhorrent vandalism once and for all, leading to his arrest. More»
On Saturday, The Hammer Museum invites you to come see Chaz Bojorquez, one of the fathers of L.A.'s street art, as he speaks about his art and experience. A native of East L.A., Bojorquez has done graffiti and been a major figure in L.A.'s street art culture since the 1950s, meaning he's a real O.G. of graffiti. 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.