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The Best Los Angeles Street Art of 2012

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The past year in Los Angeles street art was a bit slower than the preceding year, but that's to be expected after 2011's blockbuster "Art in the Streets" exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). Still, there were plenty of great pieces up on the streets and a nice efflorescence of new work in Culver City and the Arts District in Downtown L.A. Here are the top 21 pieces, as selected by our resident graffiti enthusiast Jake Dobkin, and as shot by him and Lord Jim, the great L.A. street art photographer.

If you have any notable additions for the list, please leave them in the comments.