Sunday, December 31, 2006
Tuesday, November 21, 2006
Saturday, August 12, 2006
So last week, we figured it wasn't hot enough in The Bo, so off to Pacoima aka, The Pac.
They have some really great stuff up there. What I'm really excited is to venture back to Pico Blvd. We visited some friends on the Westside! for a housewarming and layed our eyes on some great murals while our personal bus driver on bus 31 drove us around.
Anyone think that Vicente Fernandez mural looks like another famous one in downtown?
Its good to be back!
Wednesday, June 28, 2006
This will be my last post......from North Hollywood.
My official reign as the "unofficial" Mayor of NoHo comes to an end this Friday. We're packed and ready to move onto bigger and better things in lovely Lake Balboa, or as I like to call it..
Anyhow, don't worry about me finding more paintings, I've already scouted some near The Bo.
Peace out NoHo, you treated us right.
To be continued......
Friday, April 28, 2006
This one is just damn good.
Ok, time for the obligatory, "Sorry I haven't updated blah blah blah..."
Well, I'm sorry. My lovely wife and I are in the process of looking for another house. Between that, work, freelance and breakdancing, there's not much room for other stuff.
So if anyone is looking to move into NOHO we have a great little house we'd like to sell you.
Orange Line, Red Line and NOHO Arts District adjacent.
Wednesday, March 08, 2006
Monday, February 27, 2006
Sunday, February 12, 2006
Great news today!
I was announced the Blog Discovery of the Day at LA Observed!:
and at The Valley Observed!:
I take much pride in being born in L.A. and raised in the rough
City of Norwalk. ;)
This site is nothing without all the great art in Los Angeles.
Thanks for digital ink Mr. Roderick!
Sunday, February 05, 2006
Sunday, January 29, 2006
Thursday, January 19, 2006
People ask me why I do this. Just the other day as I was shooting shooting a mural a patron came out of the restaurant and asked me what I was doing.
"Oh, I go around taking photos of murals."
"Why?" he said.
"Why? I go around taking photos of murals. For fun."
Man looking at me all puzzled..."For who?"
"For me. I go around, take photos of murals for myself,.....for fun."
Frustrated, the man walked away shaking his head as such a preposterous notion.
Then, I see what I posted today.
The death of a mural.
It happens all the time and a lot of people don't care or never really looked at one to appreciate it for what it was. A work of art, sometimes great, sometimes not. You don't have to drive to a museum or gallery to see art, its all around us. You just have to look and notice it which, of course, is really hard nowadays. Driving on the road, listening to the radio, the ipods, the cel phones, etc...
The next time your on the road, pay attention to your surroundings... I mean REALLY pay attention. Even though I have a motive to be on the look out for another mural to add to the blog, you'd be surprised at what you find.
So, in loving memory of the mural on Tacos Lagos...this ones for you old buddy.
Gone, but not forgotten.
Any tips to murals around the greater Los Angeles area is greatly appreciated, if your a regular, you know what I'm looking for.
Oh yeah! Happy anniversary Mandy. Love you.