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MOCA’s “Art in the Streets” Free Mondays, Thursday Evenings

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MOCA’s “Art in the Streets” Offers Visual Feast Near Little Tokyo/Arts District Gold Line Station

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If the idea of paying to see graffiti seems strange, perhaps it is no more strange or controversial than the idea of staging a major art museum exhibition of graffiti and street art.

The strange reality of graffiti as fine art can be seen in “Art in the Streets,” which highlights the history of street and graffiti art at the Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Little Tokyo through August 8.

You can avoid paying admission Mondays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and see amazing street art thanks to Banksy, the British street artist, who stated: “I don’t think you should have to pay to look at graffiti. You should only pay if you want to get rid of it.”

Thursday evenings from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. are also free.
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Watts Towers: A High Note on the Blue Line

Discover LA by Metro: Architecture and Art Off the Blue Line Metro Rail A week ago, we traversed Manhattan via subway from Grand Central Station to Inwood, at the northwestern end of the island. Hopping on the Blue Line gives … Continue reading

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