This week, one artist reimagines Michael Jackson's Thriller, another puts the visions of a '70s revolutionary to music and a new film tells the story of a restaurant-running SoCal commune. 5. Panther politics remix Pictures of Huey P. Newton, the activist who co-founded the Black Panther Party in 1 ... More >>
The Hammer's Mohn Award is a grand experiment in art-world democracy
There are a few great tributes to vintage artists on this week's list. And Chinatown's fourth performance festival, always a wild card and always worth visiting for just that reason, happens this Saturday. 5. Slam poetry with Slanguage "One hundred thousand dollars can be stretched a long way down ... More >>
Summer is group show season, which means lots of loosely thematic gallery exhibitions have just opened and will open soon. Some of them aren't bad. 5. The history of the earth The same year Robert Smithson made his 1,500-foot Spiral Jetty, a pile of mud, salt crystal and rock that spiraled out from ... More >>
They called themselves Asco and pulled off stunts that tweaked the establishment, but love affairs, jealousy and rival newcomers tore them apart
Mario Ybarra Jr.