The Hammer's Mohn Award is a grand experiment in art-world democracy
Meleko Mokgosi was announced as the winner of the Hammer Museum's first-ever Mohn Award, given to the top artist in the museum's "Made in L.A." exhibit featuring 60 L.A. artists. The award grants $100,000 over two years and a book published about the artist's work. While art awards tend to juried p ... More >>
Madlib In AfricaIt's been what -- a week or two since the last Madlib release, or three? Guess that means we should have seen this coming. Stones Throw has just shared the news that Beat Konducta in Africa -- an MP3, CD, limited 2LP and extra-limited 3LP release that seems to be the next ins ... More >>
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