Archive for Art

This Saturday see and learn how the CRA of Los Angeles has changed our City

Jul 08, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Now in its 35th year of existence, we’re finally formally celebrating the CRA’s dedication, contribution, and role in the redevelopment of the Central Business District Redevelopment Project Area, (CBD), in downtown Los Angeles.
Therefore, the [...]

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Artistic Graffiti – Los Angeles Style

Jun 24, 2010 by Lisa Newton

While I was taking photographs for Travelin’ Local’s most recent Sunday Afternoon at the Theatre, story, I passed the rear of a building that caught my eye.
Typically, artists will not only find art in the [...]

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A new Public Art exhibit is coming to Santa Monica

May 15, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Using blank, full-size mannequins as their canvas, up to 100 local designers, artists, retailers and community leaders will create individual expressions of both art and fashion to celebrate the opening of the new 550,000 square [...]

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The Affaire in the Gardens Art Show in Beverly Hills

May 09, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Since 1973, the Affaire in the Gardens Art Show is one of the most popular art events on the West Coast.
This year’s Spring event (yes, there will be another one in the Fall), will be [...]

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Estrada Courts Public Murals in Boyle Heights

Mar 31, 2010

In many ways, Travelin’ Local is a hip online lifestyle magazine that brings you the latest about what’s hot and what’s not.
However, along the way, it can easily be argued that we’re also a [...]

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San Diego ArtWalk 2010 expects to draw 100,000

Mar 30, 2010

If you need convincing that Little Italy’s annual Art Walk is a very big deal, just ask one of the 50,000 people who took the time to vote for this year’s “official” t-shirt. Yes, we said 50,000 votes…for a t-shirt.

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Have you had your MOCA today?

Jan 12, 2010

MOCA, the Museum of Contemporary Art, is currently celebrating its first 30 years, with the exhibit, “More than 500 art works by More than 200 Artists.”
Running until May 3, 2010, this exhibit entitled “Collections,” is [...]

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Water and Art meet in Downtown Los Angeles

Jan 11, 2010

Obviously in Los Angeles we don’t get nearly enough annual rainfall to serve our city and county’s population water needs. So when you turn on your faucet, do you know where that water comes from?

Believe [...]

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Los Angeles Art Month, a Wall, and Free Museum Days

Jan 07, 2010

Did you know that January is Los Angeles’ Art Month?
Based on our enormous wealth of art–both public and private; Los Angeles ranks among the top cities in the world in its breadth, scope, and [...]

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Anatomy of the Electric Fountain in Beverly Hills

Dec 26, 2009

Located at the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard in Beverly Hills, is the “Electric Fountain.”
Originally unveiled in 1931–at a then cost of $22,000–Electric Fountain was, at the time, a state-of-the-art timed fountain. [...]

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Color comes alive in East Hollywood

Dec 14, 2009

In the city the size of Los Angeles, with a population of over 10 million, the 51,000 people who call East Hollywood home is a small number; only half a percent of our total population.
With [...]

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Creating a Michael Jackson Mural

Dec 09, 2009

The idea and reality of having our urban and public landscape as a place to display, create, and to appreciate art is ingrained in the heart of LA. Aptly labeled—Public Art—allows people the ability to [...]

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Public Art lives in Culver City

Dec 06, 2009

Unlike yesterday’s article–which featured art on architecture– today I’m showing where and how the city of Culver City decided to use Public Art to help enhance the quality of life for its residents and business’.
Subsequently, [...]

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Graffiti means Business in Santa Monica

Dec 04, 2009

At the corner of Cloverfield and Broadway Street in Santa Monica, there’s a unique “office” building, where the company, Rock Paper Scissors, calls home. Some think that the 4 sided graffiti laden building is “vacant.” [...]

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