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One Street Portrait a Day: Artist Mel Waters Celebrates Black History in San Francisco

“There are some beautiful people out there that have left the world better off.  I’m glad I could share some of them over Black History Month, one portrait at a time,” says Mel Waters when talking about his piece-a-day project in San Francisco’s Mission District in February. Funded from his own pocket, the 34 year old […]






Icy & Sot Stencil An Enormous Blue Whale in LA

Street Artists Icy & Sot are thinking about the ocean. More specifically they’re thinking about its largest resident, the blue whale. Icy & Sot. Endangered Species Mural Project. Los Angeles, CA. January 2016 (photo © Jess X. Chen) Up to 110 feet long and 330,000 pounds, the blue whale literally can go 1,600 feet deep […]






Esteban Del Valle is “Displacing Waves” in Los Angeles

Consider for a moment the irony of attending a gallery for an art show that confronts gentrification. Currently some critical philosophies born of urban studies and a fascination with the impact of a “creative class” will point to the art gallery as a central lever for converting a neighborhood from industrial/lower/working class to an attractive […]






OverUnder: “My Sentiments Abstractly” Opens in Oakland

A mark. That is all most of us can hope to make on the world, or even to get through it. The Celebrity Industrial Complex that is busily distracting us also routinely overlooks masses of beautiful people who are daily just trying to pay the rent, tend to their ill, worship their deity, grow their […]






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