Listen: The Voice of Los Angeles
Listen is a Los Angeles-based street artist taking the minimalistic stencil designs that Banksy popularized in the United Kingdom and updating them for the street and surf culture of Los Angeles.
GETTY L.A. GRAFFITI BLACK BOOK
Two worlds collided when the Getty Research Institute invited 151 Los Angeles graffiti artists to assemble a “Black Book” documenting the history of the graffiti culture in Los Angeles. To some it may be surprising that the Getty regarded graffiti as an art form. However, with the help of a perfect storm, this art institution may have just given a stronger voice for this commonly stigmatized art genre.
UP Magazine’s Favorite Articles Of 2020
The UP Mag Staff lists some of our favorite articles from 2020.
Going All City: An Interview with Cisco
Los Angeles Flicks interviews Stefano Bloch, aka CISCO, about his unflinching memoir Going All City: Struggle & Survival in LA’s Graffiti Subculture
Paint the Town Podcast: A Decade in the Making
Brian talks with James Shen & Teachr, founders of their Paint the Town Podcast about their decade long endeavor into street art.
Santee Public Gallery
Ana interviews Jason Saboury, curator of Santee Public Gallery.
Appreciate the Pain: The Next Chapter of Phobik
Brian interviews Phobik, to discuss how a near-death injury lead the artist to turn the page to next chapter of both life and art.
Against All Odds: Tanner Goldbeck
Los Angeles Flicks interviews L.A.-based artist Tanner Goldbeck to learn more about his “street people” and other mixed-media work.