LA street art - endangered species?
lmurch | August 28, 2006 at 01:57 pmby
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L.A. is cracking down on wall art, ordering businesses to redo or remove works. By Daniel Hernandez, Times Staff Writer Los Angeles is often called the mural capital of the world — and no place is this truer than on the streets of Boyle Heights, where hundreds of walls at pharmacies, general stores, guitar shops and even churches have been transformed into urban artwork. The murals depict Mexican American history, advertise businesses and take the form of abstract art at the hands of graffiti taggers.