Street Art Portraiture
Los Angeles, CA, July 9, 2015: Street Art Portraiture in Los Angeles is the new exhibition by G. James Daichendt and Lord Jim debuting today on Google Cultural Institute’s Street Art Platform with its Random Act Projects partnership, documenting Los Angeles Street Art.
James Daichendt is an authority on Street Art. A Professor and Dean of the Arts and Humanities at Point Loma Nazarene University, Daichendt was featured on TED Talks and in collaboration with Lord Jim, has created two books, “Stay Up! Los Angeles Street Art” (2012) and “Shepard Fairey Inc., Artist / Professional / Vandal” (2013). Stefan Kloo aka Lord Jim, an artist and Street Art photographer who’s decade of documentation makes him a go too resource for journalists, scholars and fans. This beautifully shot series is the culmination of their knowledge, put in the context of portraiture.
Kashink, Teacher and David Flores are among the 35 artists shown in this exhibition, entitled “Street Art Portraiture in Los Angeles by G. James Daichendt and Lord Jim.” These photographs illustrate the honored tradition of portrait painting as it is embraced by contemporary artists in Los Angeles.
“…these culturally important and significant contributions remind us of our humanity through their creation ….”
– G. James Daichendt
Andrea LaHue aka Random Act has partnered with the Google Cultural Institute to facilitate exhibitions documenting Street Art. Google re-launched its Street Art Platform in Los Angeles, California in March of 2015. Random Act Projects has contributed 10 exhibitions by Street Art Photographers such as ColorsinLA (@colorsinla), Johanna Kolodny, (@eyeonthestreets), Karin Lindberg Freda (@KLFree), hollowdoubt (@hollowdoubt), NvrAlone (@nvrAlone) and Julie Faith (@_JULIEFAITH_), as well as, Street Art projects SMILE SOUTH CENTRAL by Adam Ayala, Indian Alley curated by Stephen Zeigler and #EarthdayStreet2014. See them here: https://randomactprojects.culturalspot.org/home
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