Merry Karnowsky Gallery, LAUNCH (producers of TARFEST), and District La Brea, closed out the District La Brea summer block party series with a live painting event Featuring some of LA's top artists : CRAOLA /  AXIS / devNgosha / Edward Walton Wilcox / Britt Ehringer + NAMAAK collective / KMNDZ  and special guest artist Nunca from Brazil. Each artist created hand painted murals on 10ft x 25ft - 300ft wide wooden barricades, which stretch out over 500  feet along the West side of La Brea Avenue between 1st and 2nd Street. 

This Live Painting Event was produced in partnership with TARFEST 2013, a FREE / ALL AGES concert at the La Brea Tar Pits Park that takes place on Saturday, September 21, from 3-9pm. 

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Following are a few images of the the live painting event and murals in progress, stop by and check them out in person and be sure not to miss TARFEST 2013.

-Amy Duan