Ed Fuentes

KCET's Departures

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Contributing writer to KCET's Departures website, he also blogs at View from a Loft, and is a graphic artist and a muralist

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Los Angeles was once the mural capital of the world, but in 2002, art on the walls of private property was made illegal by an ordinance designed to limit commercial signs, including…

LA Tries to Restore the Tradition of Murals

Los Angeles was once the mural capital of the world, but in 2002, art on the walls of private property was made illegal by an ordinance designed to limit commercial signs, including…

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