Archives for: Art

New Graffiti Art – Echo Park Avenue

There’s a new, beautiful graffiti mural on Echo Park Avenue and Sunset Blvd. — a vista of 2 blossomed lotus leaves and a pretty girl with cotton-candy lips. Fashion of Echo Park’s corner wall just got a nice coat of aerosol by artists Slug (who collaborated on The Little Joy’s facade) and Hengone.  With the […]

Echo Park Mural Touch-Up

   The mural flanking the 1500 block of Colton in Echo Park’s Hi-Fi recently received a fresh re-do, or undo. Street artist Marka27’s graffiti art — showcasing a line-up of militant farm workers, George Washington in chains, a somber Cesar Chavez, and homage to one of Diego Rivera’s vendadora paintings — had previously been covered […]

Virgin Mary

Vignettes of the Virgin Mary can be seen throughout Echo Park.  Above: Lot 663 on Logan and Sunset.

Sketch (Art) Work of Jim Rugg

There’s endless power in the ballpoint pen over the sword. Artist Jim Rugg illustrates just that at Echo Park’s iam8bit exhibit “Notebook Nerd.”  If you’d like to get transfixed over 50 masterful sketches on his canvas of choice — a spiral-bound notebook — you’re in for a treat. “Helvetica vs. Arial” inspired an ontological diatribe […]