Street Art

October 28, 2018

Interview: Artist Keeps Community Cultures Alive Through Vibrant Mural Art

When artist Clinton Bopp moved to Los Angeles twenty years ago, he was immediately struck by the city’s powerful tradition of public art. Murals filled with symbolism tell the history of the city’s cultures, particularly for Latino and African American communities. Though LA enacted a ban on murals in 2003, it was lifted ten years later and the city resumed its role as a thriving hub for public art.

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June 5, 2018

Clever Street Artist Transforms Ordinary Public Places Into Funny Installations

Four years ago, Australian artist Michael Pederson began placing his lighthearted, humorous street art installations in unexpected places. Playing with the public space we often forget to look at, Pederson’s project Miguel Marquez Outside is a clever escape into the urban landscape. “I can’t remember exactly what originally inspired me to do these outdoor projects, but it had been in the back of my mind for quite some time before I started,” Pederson tells My Modern Met.

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