Revisiting Art in the Streets

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By Steve Delahoyde Comment

A year after leaving the world-was-his-oyster east coast for the harsh-light-of-constant-sunshine that is Los Angeles, LA MOCA director Jeffrey Deitch finally had a hit on his hands last year with the opening of “Art in the Streets,” an exhibition, as the name implies, all about street art. There was controversy, crowds, constant press, and even arrests. Chase that with a possibly-exploitative benefit hosted by Marina Abramovic, and it was official: Deitch had arrived. For those of you who weren’t able to make it out to LA for the spectacle that was this show, director Alex Stapleton has put together this great documentary about the exhibition, Outside In: The Story of Art in the Streets. So here’s what you’ll be looking at for the next 30 minutes:

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