Anyone that is a fan of American graffiti art knows about the legacy of TEMPT ONE. His iconic hand style, taking from his Chinese and Mexican roots, is believed by a lot of fellow graffiti artists to have helped put Los Angeles on the map. He is known for harmonizing the precision of Chinese calligr ... More >>
The art world sees a vibrant movement. Metro's cops see jail fodder.
In this week's cover story, "Los Angeles' War on Street Artists," we reveal that the L.A. County Sheriff's Department, with the help of city and county prosecutors, figured out how to try all graffiti artists as gangsters in court. In short: For the last five years or so, the sheriff has been treat ... More >>
Art in the Streets, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, photos by Gregory Bojorquez, courtesy of MOCA LA Weekly has the scoop on the much-anticipated artist list for the "Art in the Streets" exhibit at MOCA, which begins April 17. We can't wait. We figured you couldn't either. Look out for our ... More >>
How Jeffrey Deitch convinced an outlaw art movement to show itself for the landmark retrospective Art in the Streets
Graffiti photographer and author of Graffiti L.A. Steve Grody speaks graffiti's language at Saturday's closing night of Crewest's Legendary Belmont Tunnel show.
Saturday and Sunday provided a much needed break from our laptops and TV screens after the media frenzy over the death's of pop culture icons Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson, plus the loss of Seeds frontman Sky Sunlight Saxon, all in one day on June 25. For those who opted not to participate in a ... More >>
Want to get a guided tour of these Melrose back alleys by the excellent graffiti author Steve Grody? The Alleys of Melrose Join Steve Grody, photographer and author of Graffiti LA: Street Styles and Art, for a walking tour that explores the array of graffiti art found in the back ways and alleys ... More >>