L.A. has in the past been called a "melting pot" -- a merging of multiple cultures in one city that has both its pros and cons. One major advantage, however, is the ability for Angelenos to explore others' cultures, and not just the ones you would expect. From enjoying the topsy-turvy universe of t ... More >>
In the late 1980s, the abstract painter David Lloyd found himself where others wanted to be. Margo Leavin, who showed John Baldessari, Donald Judd and Alexis Smith, was his art dealer. In the art world -- or, to be more specific, the business of art -- to land a respected gallery is essential to b ... More >>
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