"L.A. Liber Amicorum: Book of Friends" at the Getty Rare Book Library is the subject of my latest post at KCET's Artbound. "It's a dignified entry into the Getty, and the academic and aesthetic exercise challenges how graffiti has been interpreted in galleries and other museums in the past." [Graffiti Scrolls Enter the Getty's Canon]
The rest of July (Added August 11)
Monthly Mural Wrap: A Dozen Tags for July, 2013: As we wait for the proposed mural ordinance to reach City Council August 20, let's have a look at what else has been happening with murals, public art, and street art in July of 2013.
Mural Ordinance Moves Forward, Will Reach City Council August 20: The proposed ordinance would allow murals to be created legally on private property.
Street Art Writes New Rules on Urban Linguistics: Artists are becoming writers as they overlay image with bold type that allows the environment to say something with the brevity of a tweet.
Next Up: 'Galileo, Jupiter, Apollo' Mural to be Restored: In a determined and continued burst to revamp murals commissioned during the 1984 Summer Olympic Games, the Mural Conservancy announced today restoration on "Galileo, Jupiter, Apollo" has begun.