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Art

May 2008 – New Mural In Venice

The paint is still drying on the new Dog Town Mural at Jungle Video, 423 Lincoln Blvd. Last month, the Beachhead ran a story about the disappearing murals in Venice. It’s good to see a new one sprouting. Drop into Jungle Video and tell them how much you appreciate their support of the arts in...

April 2008 – Are Murals An Endangered Species?

By Judy Baca Within the borders of the city of Los Angeles all murals must receive a permit from the Cultural Affairs Commission before they can be painted on public or private property. This means that if you choose to paint a mural on the outside of your own property you would need to receive...

February 2008 – Paula Ross, Venice Artist

 On December 19, long-time Venice resident and artist, Paula Ross, passed away. Paula’s life was art. There wasn’t one thing she touched that didn’t become more beautiful because of her talent.  She is best known for her hand-tinted photographs of famous jazz icons. Her vast library of work includes everyone from Billie Holiday and Chet...
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