Local artist Erick Guadarrama combines hip hop, Hispanic heritage and Long Beach culture in this new Eastside mural.
The murals are the main attraction of “Hello, Welcome,” an artist-organized exhibition opening Saturday.
Construction crews and conservationists are a couple of weeks into what’s expected to be a six-week project to remove the tiles that were used to make the historical mural at the former Port of Long Beach Administrative Building.
Cal State Long Beach announced a grant provided by the Long Beach Navy Memorial Heritage Association will extend the life of artist Rita Letendre’s mural, “Sun Forces.”
An initiative to install two public art murals alongside a recently opened greenbelt next to the Los Angeles River was launched on Friday.
What some might have assumed was a POW! WOW! Long Beach mural going up a week early was actually a unique project taken on by the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association to bring Seattle-based artist Peter Robinson to town.
Enterprise content management leader Laserfiche is partnering with the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association to commission and showcase a series of murals at Laserfiche headquarters.
Artists interested have been asked to submit concepts that “uplift, highlight and celebrate the vibrant history and culture of North Long Beach.”
On Saturday, Vice Mayor Rex Richardson led community members, business owners, youth, artists, and other stakeholders on a tour of the seven new murals in North Long Beach painted under the Creative Corridor Challenge.
Unlike most museums, ran by nonprofits, the Detroit Institute of Art’s $2 billion collection is owned by the City, which in turn makes it sizeable by creditors following its declaration of bankruptcy–and it is this precise issue that art historian and activist Gregorio Luke wants to address at the next Mural Under the Stars at the Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA).