Monthly Archives: December 2011

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 ( when the phone rang and it was Vincent Moreno, Vandalism Abatement Coordinator for Caltrans. WAR!!!!! The mural got tagged again … 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 ( 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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Art Conservation of Exquisite Mural on Los Angeles Freeway Completed

We have just finished the painting restoration of the realistic mural entitled Jim Morphesis Monument, painting by Kent Twitchell in 1984. It is part of a group of 11 murals that were painted along the downtown LA freeways to celebrate … 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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