PHOTO: Colorful New Mural Pops Up on York Boulevard

The artists "Cube" is credited for the mural.

Have you noticed the new mural on York Boulevard's Digicolor?

It was completed last Tuesday by an artist called "Cube." 

According to Digicolor owner Marcos Perez, the eye-catching mural was pitched to him through a project coordinated by the Armory Center for the Arts in South Pasadena. 

Perez said another mural is planned for Cafe de Leche in the near future. 

We will have more details on the mural project soon. 

ChickenBoyFan February 22, 2013 at 12:18 AM
Marcos is a great guy, and gives a lot of support to Highland Park issues. He comes through, and is a real asset to our town.
Creper Chimone February 22, 2013 at 05:45 PM
Yes that is nice, I saw it yesterday. I hope the guy who calls the cops because he thinks Guerreras murals are to "ghetto" doesn't see it.
Andreea C. February 22, 2013 at 06:39 PM
This mural is tacky. I don't like it.
Nimby pimp February 22, 2013 at 06:46 PM
It is a step above Alza, but not quite enough of one.
Marino February 22, 2013 at 07:00 PM
It's not a mural, it's a business sign, it's ugly and it's illegal. Business signs to be up to code have to have a certain typography. I don't have time to look up the code now but it basically says that they have to have a certain uniformity and not look handwritten which this one clearly does. It's typical business sign for a ghetto neighborhood. There is a bunch of them in Northeast LA.
nonoise February 22, 2013 at 08:49 PM
It is ugly. Should have had the guys that painted the electrical boxes paint this guy's shop. This is not a mural. It is just a very bad business sign and it is ugly.
Marino February 22, 2013 at 11:26 PM
Also the Armory Center for the Arts is in Pasadena not South Pasadena. It was probably part of this program http://www.armoryarts.org/education/armory-community-program/artworks/ . In any case neither city would allow a sign like that. They had to come to our ghetto neighborhood to do it. You don't see signs like that on the westside either. Thank you Councilman Huizar.
Nimby pimp February 23, 2013 at 12:45 AM
Huizar, apparently, didn't study Art History at Princeton. Yuck.
carol van beek February 23, 2013 at 03:43 AM
It's definitely eye catching. At least it's simple, unlike that offensive horrid mess on the market on York and 56.
Krispy Critter February 23, 2013 at 08:36 AM
instagrafite on instagram has great examples of quality murals. If we are going to support street art on Highland Park structures, it would be nice to have have reputable artists do the pieces. Highland Park needs drastic help when it comes to murals.
HPGringo February 23, 2013 at 06:21 PM
@carol I think you are referring to Guerreros on Avenue 55 and York, I'm surprised you don't know them or the family that runs the market. Aren't you on the Highland Park committe, they have been in Highland Park for years. It was one of the first places I was told about when I moved to Highland Park -- actually by my artist friends who love that storefront and the murals. I actually featured one of their murals on the wall of Ave 55 on my blog and have gotten as of now 35 emails from literally all over the world asking who the artist is. I guess just goes to show different strokes for different folks.


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