GRAFFITI-Banksy in Los Angeles

Los Angeles-Grafitti and things at Downtown and Chinatown
Travelling through the Downtown area of Los Angeles and meandering through the business, fabric and the Theatre districts – I discovered that I have never felt such a bad vibe from a city ever – this place really un-nerved me!

Nothing particularly jumped out at me and I didn’t really take much notice of anything until I came across a car park with a huge white washed wall – but evenso I just wanted to keep on moving.

It was only when I turned around did I discover a great piece of street art hidden away.
Los Angeles-Grafitti and things at Downtown and Chinatown
Los Angeles-Grafitti and things at Downtown and Chinatown
Amongst all the cars parked in this ground level car park was a design which was made to look like the ‘ing’ portion of the ‘Parking’ sign had also been whitewashed to only leave the letters ‘Park’ complete with a girl swinging from the letter A. It was a really simple idea but really subtle in it’s execution.
Los Angeles-Grafitti and things at Downtown and Chinatown
Los Angeles-Grafitti and things at Downtown and Chinatown
It was only when I searched afterwards for possible Banksy locations in America that I discovered that I had stumbled across my very first Bansky piece of street art and I didn’t even know it!

It gave me quite a buzz to think that I had found this wonderfully subtle but huge statement amongst a grotty downtown part of Los Angeles. Below is an animated version of the piece of street art.

Credit: GraffitiKings

Advertisements

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. O TYPO a empurrar o baloiço da menina do Banksy | Correio do Porto - June 5, 2016

    […] MEMÓRIA descritiva: As palavras, muitas vezes, precisam de quem as ajude a reforçar o sentido da sua existência. É que de tão faladas e escritas parece que as pessoas se esquecem do seu verdadeiro sentido. Hoje o TYPO descobriu numa rua de Los Angeles, nos Estados Unidos da América, uma menina a brincar num baloiço preso à barra horizontal do A da palavra PARK. Graças ao artista Banksy a palavra PARK transfigurou-se no seu próprio significado. O significante (as letras P+A+R+K) identificou-se com o significado. Parabéns ao Banksy pelo trabalho e ao TYPO por o ter descoberto. No fim da caixa temos a legenda: O TYPO a empurrar o baloiço da menina do Banksy. da autoria de PML, inspirado no grafite em stencil daquele artista disponível aqui. […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Panos T

The Official Website

the street art chick

Beth Alice, street art photographer.

TAB54

A street art photo blog

JOE BLOGS ON F1

Joe Davies' Formula One blog

Behind the Goal

A focus on the Wales National Teams and Cardiff City FC.

Brad's Cynon Valley News

Award-Winning News for the Cynon Valley

OSTENDNOMADOGRAPHY

About My Wanderings Through Urban And Nature Landscapes

Ciara Cohen-Ennis

Journalist at ITV Wales

Cerys Knighton Artist

Original Artwork and Research

Cardiff and Valleys Etsy Sellers #cavetsy

We're a group of talented makers based in the Cardiff and Valleys area of Wales and selling our amazing creations on Etsy.

The Perils of Polly!

A great WordPress.com site

My Journey Far From Home

Travelling around Australia...

Love Grangetown, Shop Grangetown

Promoting local businesses and shops in Grangetown, Cardiff

Barbara Picci

Il blog di Barbara Picci

Soliciting Flavours

Musings (more like rambling thoughts) of a Cardiff based lawyer obsessed with food and wine

skroez cvk

Art, Graffiti & Street Art, The Rave scene, Psychedelia

%d bloggers like this: