The 10 Best Art Exhibitions Of 2011 | COMPLEX

January 04 2012 . 11:02pm

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COMPLEX | The 25 Most Important Artists of 2011

December 23 2011 . 09:37pm

With Art In The Streets, Jeffery Deitch opened his reign at Los Angeles’ Museum of Contemporary Art with a bang. The exhibition, drawing historic material and fresh installations from the world’s most renowned graffiti artists, certainly set a tone. In 2011, street art was impossible to ignore.

Museum’s across the Nation followed Deitch’s plan, and artist’s like Swoon and KAWS became regular names on institutional planning lists.

2011 also saw the artist as social activist rise again, most notably in the figures of Ai Weiwei and JR.

The artists that held our attention in 2011 were those that stayed busy. They wowed us with gallery exhibitions and museum installations. They kept our eyes through savvy commercial work and even produced some of the best album covers of the year. In all, picking just 25 people is a daunting task, but make one thing clear, these were the people we talked about the most.

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LA WEEKLY | Top 10 Street Art and Graffiti Stories of 2011

December 22 2011 . 11:54pm

Yes, year-end lists. Not even street art is exempt. But hey, 2011 was a banner year for the Los Angeles street art and graffiti communities, as they enjoyed plenty of worldwide attention. LA Weekly put together the ten L.A.-related street art and graffiti stories that we think were most remarkable in 2011.

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Art In The Streets: The West Hollywood Library Murals

October 12 2011 . 05:46am

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The “Art in the Streets” collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) was an extraordinary opportunity for Cadillac to bring to life its core ideologies: bold creativity that surpasses all conceivable expectation, the recognition of great risks as opportunities, and a daring ingenuity that breaks down all boundaries.

For more info: Vanity Fair Agenda / MOCA / David LaChapelle / Retna / Kenny Scharf / Shepard Fairey

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Art in the Streets | MOCA Los Angeles

July 26 2011 . 05:24pm


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