This week, footage about a high-energy collaboration between artists, architects and Pepsi plays at the MAK Center, one artist leads people on a hunt for truth and other intangibles at the Getty and another turns cough syrup into something of a tribute.
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This week, an array of icons -- cowboys, the president, an unforgettable AIDS activist -- appear in art on view and three performers laugh all afternoon at LACMA.
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This week, a painter takes on the weirdness of Bakersfield, an artist sends pictures made to last billions of years into orbit and an artist's biographer talks about why her subject is still being censored two decades after his death.
5. Whited-out activism
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"We have this enormous audience of almost 11,000," said Tim Fleming, director of Art Los Angeles Contemporary (ALAC), held at Barker Hangar and one of three art fairs in L.A. this past weekend. "And we can do anything with them, within reason."
This year, at the Thursday night opening of his fair, ... More >>
While the rest of us waited in vain for the Rapture, Karina Longworth was busy writing about her own encounter with the end of days. She offers her thoughts on Lars Von Trier's "depression-as-apocalypse epic" Melancholia in her Cannes Film Festival Wrap-Up. Von Trier's movie hasn't made it ... More >>
YouTubeBlu's mural at MOCA.A protest group formed to decry the recent whitewashing of a mural at L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) this week handed out condom packages that facetiously tell controversial MOCA chief Jeffrey Deitch to "practice safe art." The website ARTINFO reports that ... More >>