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LA's Most Instagrammable Walls and Street Art

Paul Smith

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Call it a survival instinct to be accepted by the tribe (or vanity or whatever), but there's something insanely satisfying about seeing "Like" notifications blow up on our phones. As any Instagram megastar will tell you, this simple self-esteem booster can require serious scenery scouting in order create the most visually stunning (and double tap-worthy) feed.

In addition to incredibly photogenic floors, LA is a never-ending source of 'grammable gold. To help you have the most beautifully documented year ever, we've updated our previous roundup of photoshoot spots with a few more colorful locales. From Paul Smith's ever-popular pink wall to Miley Cyrus-faved artist Jen Stark's drippy mural at Culver City's soon-to-open Platform, see over 15 stellar walls, street art, and more brilliant backdrops below.

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Song of Style

What: Pink wall
Where: Paul Smith, 8221 Melrose Ave. (at N. Harper Avenue), West Hollywood

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What: "Technicolor Ooze" by Jen Stark
Where: Platform, 8840 Washington Blvd. (at Landmark Street), Culver City

What: "Projection" by Vincent Lamouroux
Where: Sunset Pacific Motel (Bates Motel) 4301 Sunset Blvd. (at Bates Avenue), Silver Lake

What: "Love Wall" by Curtis Kulig
Where: Smashbox Studios, 8549 Higuera St. (at Hayden Avenue), Culver City

A photo posted by Sophie Elkus (@sophieelkus) on

What: Polka dot wall by The Most Famous Artist
Where: The Springs, 608 Mateo St., DTLA Arts District

A photo posted by Kelly Mindell (@studiodiy) on

What: Mondrian wall
Where: Artist & Craftsman Supply, 1660 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles

Curbed LA

What: Mural made famous by Elliott Smith's Figure 8 album cover
Where: Solutions!, 4334 W Sunset Blvd., Silver Lake

Mod Nails

What: Art Share building mural by Insa
Where: 801 E. 4th Place (at S Hewitt Street), DTLA Arts District

A photo posted by Shea Marie (@peaceloveshea) on

What: "Made in LA" at Cisco Home
Where: Cisco Home, 8025 Melrose Ave. (at N Laurel Avenue), West Hollywood

Eli Green

What: "Look Into My Eyes" by D*Face
Where: The Line Hotel, 3515 Wilshire Blvd. (at S. Ardmore Avenue), K-Town

What: Mural by Retna
Where: Craig's, 8826 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood

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What: "Just In Case" by Bumblebee
Where: Majestic Flowers, 800 North Fairfax Ave. (at Waring Avenue), Fairfax

Mariana Garcia

What: "Uniwolfcheetah" by Diana Garcia
Where: Gjelina, 1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd. (at Milwood Avenue), Venice

A photo posted by Emma Roberts (@emmaroberts) on

What: "Angel Wings" by Colette Miller
Where: St. Regis Wine & Liquor, 8401 W. 3rd St. (at S. Orlando Avenue), Beverly Grove

A photo posted by Kimberly Pesch (@eatsleepwear) on

What:Mural behind Wylie Wilson boutique, artist unknown
Where: 490 Santa Clara Ave. (between Electric Avenue & Abbot Kinney), Venice

What: Art by ROA
Where: Jesse Street & Imperial Avenue, DTLA Arts District

Street Art News


What: 4,300-square-foot mural by Kobra
Where: LGBT Youth Center & Annex, 1220 N. Highland Ave. (between Lexington & Fountain Avenues), Hollywood