This week, artists contemplate the end of the Mayan calendar, Metro debuts its strange new Gold Line bridge and a group exhibition experiments in portraiture.
5. Live-streaming the end times
The supposed upcoming apocalypse triggered by the end of the Mayan calendar has become a fixation. This wee ... More >>
At Guillermo Bert's art studio in The Brewery, old technology fuses with new in the most harmonious way possible.
Bert's show "Encoded Textiles," which started Sunday at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, literally weaves together large-scale tapestries with QR codes that can be read with smart ... More >>
On the walls of Nancy Baker Cahill's Los Feliz studio are tacked up pictures of microscopic pieces of pollen blown up 10,000 times -- not necessarily typical inspiration for a visual artist.
"What exactly is this?" viewers might ask. They have to squint up close and stand far back, trying to unders ... More >>
Pasadena Museum of California ArtPasadena Museum of Art's Project Room is covered in a layer of fog to make it look like Jupiter
At the Pasadena Museum of California Art, art lovers can gain a sense of what it might be like searching on the surface of Jupiter -- by using a cellphone. The inst ... More >>
Jessica RathDeacon Jones
A Deacon Jones is a large, oblong apple with juicy, coarse-textured flesh. A Kazakhstan Elite refers not to the ruling class of Borat's home-country, but one of the original, edible apple varieties hailing from its wilds. They're all part of Jessica Rath's Take Me t ... More >>