18 days ago | Art
During any tumultuous time, the role of the artist transforms. She can become a teller of truths, a conduit to remind viewers of the state of affairs. She can become a maker of hope, a producer of refuge. For Shagha Ariannia, the personal has alwa...
26 days ago | Art
Many surveys of iconic L.A. artists might name a few familiar greats: Ed Ruscha, Chris Burden, Ken Price ... the list goes on. While these men are important to know in terms of art history as a whole, women artists often go overlooked in most main...
1 month ago | Photography
Against a bright yellow backdrop, a figure stands with her back to the viewer. Braids cascade down her back, the deep brown of her hair is punctuated with gold pieces: gold strands and chunky hoop earrings of varying sizes. We might not be able to...
1 month ago | Art
Just ask the hipsters traipsing through Little Tokyo – L.A. is a great city to drink a beer, go to an art opening and post the evidence on Instagram (this writer is guilty and don’t think she doesn’t know that). But where do you go when you want t...
2 months ago | Art
“The Evanesced,” her current show at the California African American Museum, focuses on the merging of history and present.
2 months ago