2 years ago | Art in the Streets at MOCA
Ben Eine, a former Lloyds of London agent who has met great success with a hand designed font named Vandalism, appropriately oversized and placed in illegal spaces (even on the façade of L.A. Weekly in 2011), hates to do solo art shows. "It...
Fed up with constant road rage and homesick for the East Coast, stencil artist Logan Hicks left Los Angeles for New York in 2007. After living here for 13 years, despite the fanfare of Beastie Boys retailer X-large doing a "farewell collection" of...
A Look Back at Norway's Nuart Festival, a Gathering of Street Artists From L.A. and Around the World
In Stavanger, Norway, every September for the past 12 years, Nuart, one of the largest street art festivals in the world, transpires. Closeted in the beautiful Fijords, Stavanger is a quaint, oil-rich community with a high standard of living, some...
On Nov. 14, Los Angeles' art community lost Justin Van Hoy, 31, to a long bout with cancer. Van Hoy was an artist, designer, curator, a husband and most recently, published author. He was nicknamed the "Dutch Giant" because he towered over most pe...
3 years ago | Art
Steve Lambert builds ideas. For instance, in the hand-built, retro signage he created for his second solo L.A. show, "It's Time to Fight and It's Time to Stop Fighting" at Charlie James Gallery, the outgoing instigator with a wiry beard has found ...
3 years ago | Hey, I Remember That Person!
Adam Ant, the charismatic post-punk British pop star responsible for a generation of pirate shirts, returns to the U.S. after a long absence. Now 57, he's picked up more tattoos and a smoking habit since we saw him last; despite being battle scarr...