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Matt Stromberg

Matt Stromberg

Matt Stromberg is a freelance arts writer based in Los Angeles. In addition to the LA Weekly, he is a contributor to Hyperallergic, the Guardian, KCET Artbound, Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles, and Daily Serving.

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  • 1 year ago

    San Pedro is only a 20-mile drive on the 110 from downtown L.A., but it can feel like a world away from the city. L.A.'s most southerly neighborhood (yes, San Pedro is part of L.A.) retains a laid-back, working-class vibe, due in large part to its...

  • 1 year ago

    Ask five different people how to make a michelada and you'll likely get five different answers. The basic version of this Mexican prepared beer features a light lager and lime juice served in a salt-rimmed glass, but from there, the variations are...

  • 1 year ago

    Before movies became our culture's dominant form of mass entertainment, there was the panorama, which captivated audiences throughout the 19th century. Often depicting immersive landscapes or important events, the panorama is a floor-to-ceiling cy...

  • 1 year ago

    Glendale is not exactly known as a hotbed of contemporary art, but nestled in a quiet industrial area off San Fernando Road sits one of L.A.'s hottest emerging art spaces. Located in a former auto body shop, the Pit — named for the sunken ar...

  • 1 year ago

    L.A.'s newest private museum, the Marciano Art Foundation, houses the art collection of the Marciano brothers, founders of the GUESS? fashion label. In addition to seminal works of contemporary art by the likes of Mike Kelley, Takashi Murakami and...

  • 1 year ago | Art

    “That's when I realized I didn't need drugs. I just needed to wake up with a colored pencil or a paintbrush, and I was off and running.”

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