Tag Archives: Kent Twitchell

Mural Restoration Expert Appointed by the City of Los Angeles

Public Art Division –
City of Los Angeles Art Collection Appoints
Fine Art Conservation Laboratories

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Taggers of Mural Of Jim Morphesis Monument Put On Notice!

While sitting in my booth at the LA Art Show I looked up and noticed a man young man in his late 20’s in a fashion challenged suit and tie staring at my wide screen monitor of the many photos … Continue reading

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Graffiti Removal AGAIN From Morphesis by Twitchell under Grant Ave. Overpass in LA

This is one of the “monikers” that we got tagged with last weekend, the day after we finished the removal of the huge tag of the bottom half of the mural. This graffiti covered about a 4′ x  10′ area. … Continue reading

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Morphesis Re-Tagged The Day After Re-Cleaning… WAR!!!!! But we’re kind of smiling because…

As I was finishing up an answer to a comment on the blog post about the new surveillance system (http://www.fineartconservationlab.com/murals/video-surveillance-of-public-art-mural-catching-graffiti-vandals) when the phone rang and it was Vincent Moreno, Vandalism Abatement Coordinator for Caltrans.
WAR!!!!! The mural got tagged again last … Continue reading

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Video Surveillance of Public Art Mural- Catching Graffiti Vandals

This mural, along with 10 others by some of the most prominent art masters, were given to the people of the  City of Los Angeles as part of the 1984 Olympic celebration to promote civic pride; one of the goals … Continue reading

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Kent Twitchell’s Morphesis mural, of which that we just finished the mural conservation,… tagged big time!

I just posted one week ago the final details and short video of the completion of the art conservation/mural restoration/graffiti removal from the Jim Morphesis Monument by Kent Twitchell (http://www.fineartconservationlab.com/projects/murals/art-conservation-of-exquisite-mural-on-los-angeles-freeway-completed/). That was on Wednesday. Sometime that same weekend, the mural … Continue reading

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Historical Street Art Mural – Strother Martin Mural by Kent Twitchell- Gets Tagged and…

About a month or 6 weeks ago, artist Kent Twitchell completed the restoration (repainting) of his 1971 mural that had been obliterated by graffiti. He called me to help him put a protective coating on it to give it a … Continue reading

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Kent Twitchell’s Jim Morphesis Monument Mural Fully Restored

In 1984, Kent Twitchell, Los Angeles’ most famous and most visible mural artist, was part of an elite group of artists to paint for the City of Los Angeles a series of murals along the downtown freeways to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Is Removing Graffiti A Useless Waste Of Effort?

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Kent Twitchell’s Mural-Monument to the LA Chamber Orchestra News Article

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