This year felt like a year of growing pains for art in Los Angeles. Maybe that's because 2012 started as Pacific Standard Time -- that regionwide, Getty-funded series of exhibitions on SoCal art history -- wound down and the art community shifted attention from past to present. Maybe it's because th ... More >>
This week, snarky performance artist Eleanor Antin remembers Stalin, Paul McCarthy pulls a chair out from under a fictional Natalie Wood and sculptor Emily Counts turns a fax machine mystical.
5. What's war got to do with it?
In the trailer for their new exhibition and performance series, Arjun Ne ... More >>
In honor of National Coffee Day, we've compiled a list of Hollywood's 10 Most Memorable Coffee Quotations. Why memorable movie quotations, and not, say, quotations from your favorite novels? Because we live in L.A. Duh. Turn the page.
"You seen my cat?"
Yes, we love this place, but that doesn't mean it doesn't get exhausting explaining to everybody else what it is, exactly, that we're doing here. Particularly in summer when the fake tans, overpriced cocktails and newsboy caps worn by people who don't deliver newspapers for ... More >>
L.A.'s Nick Ray lives the "Lifestyle" as SpeculatorShoegaze Chillwave = Sneakerbreaker? You heard it hear first. And if you haven't yet heard anything from L.A.'s Speculator, a.k.a. Nick Ray, listen up. The dude's got an excellent new tape out on local cassette label of note, Leaving Record ... More >>
Singer, songwriter and troubadour Bonnie "Prince" Billy is no stranger to film. The artist, whose real name is Will Oldham, got his start as a performer acting in John Sayles' Matewan (above, though the words are not part of the original film, but add-ons of the YouTube uploader). Oldham, however, ... More >>