This week, an artist makes deadpan jokes in vintage photographs, whistlers convene in Glendale and a Japanese novelist's tragedy of frustrated love is re-staged in Mexico. 5. Crowd of copycats It's not yet certain how many people will participate in artist Sara Roberts' Clump and Whistle, a group ... More >>
An alternative history of comedy in L.A. art
Perhaps we owe this one to William Wegman, who pioneered the Still Life With Dog. In Wegman's case, it was some extremely photogenic Weimaraners. In this YouTube video by Adlan Adlanov, we have what appears to be an equally photogenic Golden Labrador at a dinner table, and with better table manners ... More >>
Gary Panter Can't Stay Away from L.A.
Prince and the Beat-Popper
Playing with the camera
The opening of his "California New Old Masters"
A quarter-century later, the Zephyr Competition Skate Team still rules
Dennis Cooper talks to Raymond Pettibon about literature, emotion, the punk years and the ideal way to respond to his art
John Lofaso's equine aesthetic