The Hammer's Mohn Award is a grand experiment in art-world democracy
Meleko Mokgosi was announced as the winner of the Hammer Museum's first-ever Mohn Award, given to the top artist in the museum's "Made in L.A." exhibit featuring 60 L.A. artists. The award grants $100,000 over two years and a book published about the artist's work. While art awards tend to juried p ... More >>
Low-income Lawndale kids were getting into elite colleges. But the adults went to war
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Revolution it will be.
By Tom ChristieWikipedia LACMA Michael Govan and Ian Birnie sat on the patio at the L.A. County Museum of Art today and explained the dismantling of their film department. Which is to say, Govan planted an IED and Birnie did his best to throw his body over it. The fact that the bomb won't ac ... More >>
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