L.A.’s Watts neighborhood gets colourful with mural ban finally lifted

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Tuesday 24 December 2013

You might’ve heard of Watts in the past. Sanford and Son, the 1970s TV series, was set there. But there’s also a darker side to the neighborhood where gang violence occurs much too frequently. But now be introduced to another side of this colorful Los Angeles neighborhood. A city-wide ban on murals in Watts  has […]

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Amazing Herakut murals in Los Angeles

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By Nate Frizzell in New Art on Monday 30 May 2011

I’ve always been a big fan of the Herakut duo and am loving their new murals in LA. I love the balance of softly rendered elements mixed with the quick harsh strokes and a touch of cleverness.

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