Long on Color (40 images)
Shorty's Barber Shop on Fairfax Avenue is internationally ironic. There are no barbers. There are hairstylists. The clientele is young Hollywood and urban hipsters. Shorty's is a study in retro-surrealism – but Shorty's is long on color. The mural out back is pure supersaturated geometry, but Melrose Avenue at Heliotrope is long on color too – dragons and butterflies and that blue mandala at Gracie's Pizza. This end of Los Angeles is long on color. It's almost exhausting. ~...