Los Angeles street murals: Protected art or urban eyesore?
Los Angeles, known for its abundance of talented street artists and their mural art, may not be known for those murals much longer. With murals being painted over by an existing ban on private murals within the city, the mural capital of the world is currently in jeopardy and city legislators are taking it upon themselves to influence a proposed city ordinance that will protect the creative pieces of work.
The city ordinance is scheduled to be discussed sometime in September and would allow murals to be treated as art in comparison to signage.
Josh Roth, an intellectual property attorney at Eisner Kahan & Gorry joins us to talk about the recent attention the murals of Los Angeles have been given by legislators and what the future of the murals within the city looks like.
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