LA Neighborhood Activists Calling for all Art Galleries to Leave Boyle Heights

July 16th, 2016

The LA Weekly reports on recent conflicts between art galleries and neighborhood activists in the East LA neighborhood of Boyle Heights, where a group of residents are calling for all art galleries to leave the neighborhood.  “We’re not against art or culture,” says Maga Miranda, who spoke at a recent community meeting . “Obviously, the Eastside has been an incredibly active place when it comes to art and culture. But the art galleries are part of a broader effort by planners and politicians and developers who want to artwash gentrification.”

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