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Following Wednesday's exclusive star-studded collector's preview, LAB ART hosted the opening party for Alec Monopoly's "Park Place," the renowned street artist's first solo exhibition in Los Angeles. The event gave guests a first glimpse at the masked artist's collection of works featuring his widely recognized motifs, as well as his collaboration with Adrien Brody on a set of vintage wheels-turned-driveable work of art. More>>
Following Wednesday's exclusive star-studded collector's preview, last night LAB ART hosted the opening party for Alec Monopoly's "Park Place," the renowned street artist's first solo exhibition in Los Angeles. The event gave guests a first glimpse at the masked artist's collection of works featuring his widely recognized motifs, as well as his collaboration with Adrien Brody on a set of vintage wheels-turned-driveable work of art.
L.A.'s art scene has seriously been rocking these days with shows and events that get the youngens excited. Between Terrywood at OHWOW, Mike D's Transmission LA that gave us a multi-sensory experience with performances by Santigold and Diplo and James Franco's Rebel exhibition we've had a steady flow of fresh and interesting art culture pumping through this town. Barry McGee's new solo show kept that trend rolling as it brought out a packed crowd to PRISM for its opening reception Friday night. More»
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»
Belgian-born L.A. transplant Chase Marielleska, or Chase as he's known in his professional sphere, has been throwing up local street art since the 90s and recently completed "The Campaign for the Absurd" project in Venice. Maybe you've seen it? It covers an entire block along the boardwalk so it'd be hard to miss. More»
[Photo via] Happy extra gloomy Monday, everyone. How are we on this bleakest of mornings? If you're doing the sad Charlie Brown walk, here's at least one reason to be glad it's Monday: you can go see a bunch of sweet graffiti in MOCA's "Art In The Streets" exhibition for free, thanks to the ever elusive Banksy. More»
So you've been meaning to make it over to MOCA to see the comprehensive street art exhibition. "Art In The Streets," but once again, you blew your weekly "cultural activities" budget on Jagermeister. Don't worry, we're not here to lecture you, but rather to tell you that Banksy himself has your back: for the rest of the summer, as long as you can make it on a Monday, admission is on him. More»
Thursday night, the country's biggest street art collection to date was revealed at the grand opening of new La Brea gallery, LAB ART Los Angeles. Within the last few years, there's been a rapid movement from subversive to mainstream in street art, between Shepard Fairey's iconographic images and rise to household name status, an Oscar nomination for Banksy's Exit Through The Gift Shop, and most recently, MOCA's controversial Art In The Streets exhibition currently on display. Now, street art earns even further validation as a legitimate art movement with the opening of LAB ART, a gallery solely dedicated to showcasing street art and installation. 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»
Saturday, May 25
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.