Shana Nys Dambrot
6 days ago
Is the Industry turning opera — that most old-school of performing arts disciplines — into an L.A. indie hipster’s paradise? For the second year, the company is offering a free program peeking into half a dozen of its projects, and this time, Firs...
8 days ago
Paul D. Miller is known to most as DJ Spooky, an innovative, tech-savvy music producer. He’s also an author, pioneer of audio/visual remix artistry, app developer and voracious cultural historian. His mind, like his art, is intensely cross-platfor...
8 days ago | Art
This new edition of L.A.'s excellent free art parties has an unexpected pattern: new modes of portraiture. That's okay, though — L.A. loves to look at itself. This lineup ranges from the high-minded and civilized to the post-punk and mysterious, f...
13 days ago
Making an aesthetic analogy between Harmony Korine’s dynamic and unsettling films and novels (Kids, Gummo, Spring Breakers) and his low-rent abstract expressionist paintings would be a simplistic way to go — except he himself makes this con...
14 days ago
Fans of the L.A. Municipal Art Gallery and sweeping city vistas atop Barnsdall Hill often gaze quixotically at the strange, early modern structure on the park’s southern edge. But few have ventured inside. The Frank Lloyd Wright confection known a...
18 days ago
“Hwit (White)” is the latest thematic group exhibition in the gallery space atop artisanal design-element suppliers Liz’s Antique Hardware, featuring painting, drawing, sculpture and (on opening night) performance art. You might think the chromati...