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This week's dance highlights includes the answer to the question, Does L.A. need another dance festival?
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This week, an artist stages a tiny exhibition at Central Library and a century-old Rodin sculpture plays a part in an afternoon-long performance.
5. J.J. Abrams inspires an art book
The Lost Issue , the catalog for the "Lost (in L.A.)" exhibition at Barnsdall Park, a show of French and Angeleno art ... More >>
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.
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Following directly on the heels of Pacific Standard Time, Made in L.A. refocuses our attention on the present moment by serving as the first installment in an ongoing, biennial survey of contemporary art production in Los Angeles. It's a hugely ambitious undertaking, but at the same time, its execut ... More >>
Courtesy 1301PE GalleryA still from Modern Times, Forever, which might be the longest film ever made
Pacific Standard Time's performance-art festival continues through this weekend, but there are a few great exhibitions to see as well. One in Chinatown is almost therapeutic, while another, o ... More >>
"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 >>
Pacific Standard Time's "Performance and Public Art" and Liz Glynn's "Spirit Resurrected," two performance art festivals, happen this month, so for once the event and performance lineup will outshine the exhibitions.
5. How I Learned to Draw
A tombstone made of rye bread and eaten with cream cheese ... More >>
Phil Chang: Five Sheets of Thin Paper, 2011; courtesy of the artist and Pepin Moore, Los AngelesHoliday art doesn't have to be snowy. Art. The greatest gift of all. Forget those cheese 'n sausage gift baskets, and get your loved ones something that won't rot their guts, like limited edition p ... More >>
If you have family in town for the holiday this weekend, try dashing over to Patrick Painter gallery in Santa Monica to a film of battling Buddhas or to Chinatown's The Company for an overly enthusiastic paintings show. You don't have to know art to enjoy, either.
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Nothingness projected on stage at Liz Glynn's Like A Patient Etherized Upon A Table (MOCA Goes Dark)Last night at MOCA I was blindfolded and told to follow the sound of jangling keys to find my way out of the galleries. When the sound of the keys stop, I stop, not knowing where to turn, and i ... More >>