Los Angeles Times ran a story talking about the rise in street art in the surrounding areas of the MOCA Art in the Streets exhibition. County sheriffs say that “The exhibit kind of glorifies graffiti” and that the area has seen a conspicuous increase in graffiti in the past few weeks since the exhibition opened.
Two French nationals were caught with buckets of grout and pieces of tile and detained. This was most likely Space Invader because after their release space invader pieces showed up around the city, and the officials are uncertain if the 2 had flown back to Paris.
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