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  • 2 days ago

    Over the years, often but not always as part of an art fair, the good people of avant-garde intellectualist art rag X-TRA have put on the world’s artsiest short-attention-span slideshows, inviting 50 of the city’s wittiest culturati to shar...

  • 7 days ago

    Experimental performance-based public art boosters West of Rome can’t resist a good theatrical interdisciplinary political action — and they love a good unconventional venue, too. Their latest offering, CANDIDATE: Execution in Progress, does this ...

  • 9 days ago

    If you hate how the #selfie phenomenon is hijacking our cameras, brains and social media feeds — with people documenting their own narcissistic randomness instead of the world around them — you are not alone. Artist Annie Terrazzo has had enough, ...

  • 9 days ago

    Change of address is an inevitability in the gallery world, as dealers and artists habitually seek out greener (aka cheaper and bigger) pastures in evolving neighborhoods, with a special fondness for rehabilitated industrial fringes. Such is the f...

  • 11 days ago | Art

    This week’s edition of our favorite art-friendly party-time recommendations features experimental videos in Hollywood, a little bit of a scavenger hunt in the Arts District, an afternoon garage-in-the-alley gathering in Santa Monica, a pop surreal...

  • 15 days ago

    Now in its 20th year, the L.A. Art Show has changed management, revamped its style and sought out new audiences, but one thing has not wavered — its commitment to throwing a fancy Wednesday night opening gala. This year’s benefits St. Jude’s Child...