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“Life” Graffiti Art … Venice, Los Angeles

The word “life” spray painted in cursive letters on the back-alley wall of the Brig, a popular bar on trendy Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice, in Los Angeles. So simple and beautiful.

Abbot-Kinney Street Art … Venice Beach, Los Angeles

This image of a woman’s face is in an of itself not a remarkable image, and such subject matter and high-contrast portraits are so common to street art so as to scarcely give it further thought.

But this artwork is unusual in its use of materials and aesthetic. Look closely and the viewer will notice that it is neither painting, stencil nor wheat-pasted print. The image as been created by cutting out pieces of the wall’s plaster-like layer to expense sections of brick underneath. Clever.

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Berto Love Mural … Venice Beach, Los Angeles

One of several vibrant and excellent “Love Berto” wave murals in and around Venice Beach, in Los Angeles. This one is in the stylish, fashionable Abbot-Kinney neighborhood.

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