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Street Art is More Than Just Spray Cans; It is Yarn Bombs and Colorful Knits

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Considered to be the mother of yarn bombing, Magda Sayeg transforms urban landscapes into her own playground by decorating everyday objects with colorful knitted and crocheted works. Her work has evolved from a single knitted stop-sign pole to large-scale installations around the world. She has also been featured at festivals and museums such as South By Southwest and La Museo des Esposizione in Rome. Back in the day, one of her first commissioned pieces was created for The Box at The Standard, Hollywood. And now, many years later, she's reinstalled the piece titled Aquarama exactly as it was way back when. We met up with the Williamsburg-based artist to discuss the beginning of her medium, her new projects and working with the iconic Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons...

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At Home (and Inside The Box) with Roger Steffens and The Family Acid

Los Angeles-Inside the box

Dropping in on a man of many hats: photographer, KCRW DJ, creator of The Family Acid photo book, and now…Box artist. 

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Lesser-Seen Los Angeles

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Video artist Thomas Slack shares beautiful, ephemeral views of LA

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Fourth Dimension: The Cult Films of the Unarius

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Members of the Unarius Academy of Science, a group of spiritual seekers and cult filmmakers based in El Cajon, California, tell us about their views on time. 

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What’s the Buzz About?

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Art and activism meet in Britt Browne’s new installation in The Box and Lobby at The Standard, Hollywood. 

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Notes To Self

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Artist Jihan Zencirli crosses some things off her to-do list

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