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Mural by Famed NY Artist Destroyed ~ Downtown LA

Filmmaker Jason Warow sends depressing evidence that the city's war on art continues unabated. This legally produced mural, done with the support of the building owner, teamed up local stars Sand and Vyal with the legendary Cope2 of the Bronx for an NYC-LA collaboration. The priceless work of art was destroyed by a city worker this morning. Reached via Twitter, Sand One says "I'm traumatized already, I went to sleep scared about the damn wall being buffed and sure enough..."

L.A.'s leaders talk about wanting to be a world-class city, but it will never happen if they continue to pursue a strategy of destroying important works of art by world-class artists. If you care about LA, contact councilmember Jose Huizar. He's on Twitter as @JoseHuizar and his website is here:

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