By Jin Yang
If you live in LA, you are not unfamiliar with the vibrant arts on the streets that help produce countless aesthetic photos on Instagram. For example, the Love Wall created in 2015, two days before Valentine’s Day by Curtis Kulig or the pink wall of a fashion boutique on Melrose. This form of art that takes place on the walls or exterior of a building is called mural art.
Curtis Kulig, Love Wall, 2015, 8549 Higuera St., Culver City
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By Eamon White
Los Angeles is known for many things from its movie business to the busiest highways in the country, but something that many people tend to forget is its wealth of quality art museums. There are only two other cities in America where you can see more—New York and Chicago. Even if you aren’t into old renaissance paintings or outlandish conceptual art, there will be a museum for you in Los Angeles.
Here are just a few of the best and most notable museums in LA:
The Broad— This museum is LA’s newest (for now) and most instagrammable museum of art. The museum opened just over a year ago and is already one of LA’s hottest destinations. It features many famous artists from Andy Warhol to Takashi Murakami to Jeff Koons. Even if you aren’t a fan of modern/contemporary art there will be something here that interests you, not only that, but it’s free! It is very popular, so you better be willing to wait in line to get in. It is also conveniently located only a few blocks from the Pershing Square metro station so you can get there easily on the red or purple lines.
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By Greg Lennon
Los Angeles is world famous for many things: its cinematic arts, its culture, its beaches, and of course the near perfect weather. One thing that often goes unnoticed to many is the city’s authentic Mexican food. One of the closest American cities to the border, Los Angeles offers some of the best, most genuine Mexican cuisine. From Pupusas to Horchata, South Central’s selection of Mexican cuisine appeals to even the pickiest of palates. In my two years here at USC, I like to think I have sampled a good majority of the University Park neighborhood’s local restaurants. Here are my personal recommendations for some of the best Mexican food north of the border:
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