Murals continue to pop up in Werdin Alley! In case you don’t know, Werdin Alley is located on 8th street between Los Angeles and Main. Thanks to nearby art galleries, this alley has been activated with eye-catching murals that intrigue pedestrians to explore the alley beyond what’s visible to the passerby.
Chris Riggs is a New York City artist whose art focuses on combinations of cubism, abstract, surrealism, minimalism, pop and street art. His art can be seen on walls in NYC, Santa Monica, and Los Angeles. You can learn more about Chris Riggs and his art here.
A street artist, painter, metal sculptor, toy designer and illustrator, Brett Crawford, uses hidden symbols and pop references throughout his art. You can find his solo mural directly next to this recent collaboration in #WerdinAlley. Learn more about Brett and his art here.
With the mission of inspiring others, WRDSMTH is an LA based street artist whose work you’ve probably seen on walls throughout the world. Learn more about WRDSMTH here.
Besides new murals, the LA Fashion District became the home to local artist, S.C. Mero‘s (in collaboration with Wild Life) latest installation. “9th St. Jazz”, located at 9th and Santee, was a traffic median makeover that transformed a dull traffic median into a lively jazz club.
This gorilla art installation is one of S.C. Mero’s many installations here in Downtown LA. Read more about this tactical artist and her work here and here.
BONUS: On Saturday, February 16th “9th St. Jazz” offered a free pubic performance by Smiling Beth & Freckle Face.
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We booked the first-ever live show on the 9th St. Traffic Median w/BAD GIRLS @smiling_beth & @fuckfreckleface for this Saturday!!! Come grab a cup of coffee and watch from the sidewalk or drive by and honk at them ☕️ “Santee Sammy Williams” (our resident organist) will hopefully still be there . . . #dtla #downtownla #skidriw #lafashiondistrict #lastreetart #streetart #publicart #urbanart #underground #undergroundart #undergroundmusic #indiemusic #lamusic