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Top 10 Street Art and Graffiti Stories of 2011

Yes, year-end lists. Not even street art is exempt. But hey, 2011 was a banner year for the Los Angeles street art and graffiti communities, as they enjoyed plenty of worldwide attention. LA Weekly put together the ten L.A.-related street art and graffiti stories that we think were most remarkable......
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Achtung! Über Graffiti Twins How & Nosm Take L.A. By Paint

For more photos, see "How and Nosm in L.A." Raoul and Davide Perre, otherwise known as artists How and Nosm, are identical German twins that yes, speak their own graf language and even finish each others sentences. To mark their first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, opening Oct 15 at......
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Sage Vaughn: Gangster Sparrows and Butterfly Opera

For more photos check out our slideshow, Sage Vaughn: Studio Tour Sage Vaughn, one of SoCal's favorite contemporary urban naturalist painters, is tucked inside a quaint and tidy mid century modern one story studio, located right where Pasadena ends. There's a small group of mourning doves that gather daily outside......