Archive for August 1st, 2009


For Greg Miller the city of Los Angeles is a subject and a verb.  While pages from spaghetti Westerns literally frame the perimeter of each panel, Miller actively seeks out artifacts of popular culture that recall consumer advertisements, femme fatales, drive-in movies, surf culture, and even juxtaposes Elvis Presley’s early appearance on the Ed Sullivan [...]

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Urban Tableau There is no shortage of graffiti in LA.  Though many of us cannot decode the unfamiliar sequence of letters and symbols crawling along the sides of buses, obscuring billboards, and defacing public property, we remain mesmerized by the taggers’ act of vandalism and the fact that they got away with it.  LA tagging [...]

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