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I had the pleasure of checking out the Art In The Streets exhibition at the MOCA in Los Angeles this weekend. I don’t think I had ever been this excited to visit a museum, nor have I had so many artists I recognized on the program. The street art movement didn’t start with (now relatively famous) Shepard Fairey or Banksy, but has been an evolution of subversive cultures and their written/drawn/painted/sprayed messages to the masses.

It was fun to learn more about this history and be inspired by men and women who challenged status quo.

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My trusty sidekick.

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Some of the original graffiti artists.

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Banksy also has a collection of pieces made for indoor viewing.

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Banksy #2

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Ed Templeton – professional skateboarder, artist, photographer

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Collection of Shepard Fairey artwork.

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Shepard Fairey #2

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Subway graffiti is awesome.

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Andre

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The alphabet

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JR is one of my favorite artists (video exhibition)

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Os Gemeos

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Written by Kohl Crecelius
Kohl Crecelius is the CEO and Co-founder of the non-profit apparel brand Krochet Kids intl. He is passionate about helping others realize the role they can play in changing the world using the skills and gifts they have.