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Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles names new president
Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles names new president

The Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles, which restores, preserves and documents historic and public art, has a new board president, attorney Eric Bjorgum. Bjorgum has been on the Mural Conservancy board for three years. He replaces Bill Lasarow, who co-founded the nonprofit in 1987 with artist Kent Twitchell. “Eric’s the perfect person for the job because he’s an expert on the VARA and CAPA laws that protect the rights of the artists,” said Mural Conservancy Executive Director Isabel Rojas-Williams. “As murals become more hot, and as we move forward, more people want to use them for more reasons -- on TV, films, documentary programs. And the artists...

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