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Santa Monica's newest selfie moment: street art off the I-10

Santa Monica's newest selfie moment: street art off the I-10

The museum selfie may be having a moment — and not surprisingly, so is the street-art selfie. Artist Gus Harper’s “The Minor Identity Crisis Mural” went up last week in Santa Monica on the exterior of a graphic design firm visible from Interstate 10, at the Centinela Avenue offramp. A floating, silver crown in the mural is drawing selfie snappers who have been posing beneath it, as if wearing the headpiece. The 75-foot-long mural appears on the exterior of Romero Thorsen Design and the project was coordinated by the nonprofit organization Beautify Earth. The artwork is divided into 14 panels, some of which are abstract patterns, while others are more...

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