John Valadez and Cheech Marin I Photo: Ed Fuentes
It's been a very special year that has me still playing catch-up, but changes will make this blog a gatekeeper for writing and projects. For now, here's a batch of items from "Writing On The Wall" at KCET.
Since the initial introduction of the term "street art" in 1985, there have been hundreds of publications that address the art form. Here are a few.
With the announcement that murals will be allowed on private homes in some neighborhoods, this Guadalupe mural in Boyle Heights guides this month's monthly wrap into a holiday season that brings muralists tidings of joy.
"Vital Signs" is the intimate response to hand-painted typography and murals from a poet and photographer, both professors at Cal State San Bernardino.
Barstow is part of what I call, the Rural Mural movement.
A city captured by a special documentary on murals.
Local activism uses street art to send a message.
I talk with UK Professor Rafael Schacter, author of "The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti/"