These are a few shots I took while wandering around the Arts District one afternoon during my 5 days in LA. The photos show the northern part opf the district, mostly around Traction Avenue and East 3rd Street, where many murals -by famous street artists like JR, Tristan Eaton and Shepard Fairey- as well as … More Los Angeles. Downtown. Arts District.
[all pics taken with my phone, hence the bad quality. time to get an iphone, i guess.]
the galeria arte urbana (GAU) is an outdoor street art gallery located on calcada da gloria, next to the upper station of the elevador da gloria. the six large walls are painted by different artists and get repainted every once in a while. “The GAU – Urban Art Gallery – is now closer to everyone. We … More lisbon. bairro alto. galeria arte urbana.
LXFactory is an arts center situated in and around an abandoned factory building in alcantara, right under the bridge “ponte 25 de abril”. established in 2008 it now hosts various businesses, shops, cafes and restaurants, workspaces for artists and galleries, as well as workshops, exhibitions and concerts. from their website: “It’s in the year 1846 … More Portugal. Lisbon. LXFactory.
my two favourite pieces from this years visit to 5pointz – honoring whitney houston and jam master jay of run dmc. last year my favourite pieces were the ones of amy winehouse and nas. more information about 5pointz in long island city in my previous post or on 5ptz.com.