This week, an alien-inspired concert/party happens at an iconic bowling alley, and two artists make intricate renderings of mystery plants.
5. The art star with the bloody head
In Happy Song for You, the short film made by artists Stanya Kahn and Llyn Foulkes in 2011, Foulkes appears with blood dri ... More >>
This week, another painted portrait of Kate Middleton debuts, an aesthetic terroist talks about fashion and tea time happens ten days in a row in Chinatown.
5. Man and the machine
Llyn Foulkes, the rash, visceral artist who has a solo show at the Hammer Museum now, also plays what he calls The Mach ... More >>
Sometimes stories start simply: In 1999, Dave Tourje, an artist who supported himself through construction, purchased a house. He bought it for many of the reasons other people buy their cribs, but what it wound up giving him was a calling. The 1907 residence had been the South Pasadena home of Nelb ... More >>
We all know that a good drink -- or two, or three -- sometimes help to make high-minded cultural events somewhat more, let's say, palatable. Or it's a good way of convincing your friends to come along to the gallery exhibit you've been meaning to see for months. Either way, L.A. is a city where cock ... More >>
With the exception of a panel of artists talking economics, this week's recommendations are all old-school, exhibitions and performances of artists working before Watergate.
5. Highbrow Comedy
Guy de Cointet is one of those stuff-of-myth artists: He grew up in Paris, was friendly with Yves St. Laur ... More >>
Pacific Standard Time, L.A.'s 60-museum retrospective on L.A. art 1945-1980, is mostly packaged in box sets, each museum or gallery exhibition the visual equivalent of a multi-part, themed concept album.
But despite all the carefully cultivated curatorial choices, as you move from show to show, it' ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSLATEST NEW REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on Poland, where theater is hipRACHEL ROSENTHAL AT 83
â€‹The Rachel Rosenthal Company (founded in 1989) is throwing a fundraiser to help celebrate the performance artist's 83rd birthday, past achievements and the upcoming publication o ... More >>