Hauser & Wirth L.A. A massive sculpture by Alexander Calder activates the central courtyard, as some 30 smaller stabiles and mobiles fill an interior gallery and the adjacent garden. New York artist Zoe Leonard (also the subject of a new show at MOCA) presents her epic "Analogue" cycle, in which she documents the disappearing mom-and-pop storefronts of the Lower East Side from 1998 to 2009. Her 400-plus images capture a period of gentrification that she links to issues of capitalism, colonialism and cultural agency — issues denizens of the Arts District know a lot about themselves. Finally, artist and filmmaker Julian Rosefeldt's triumphant feature Manifesto, in which Cate Blanchett enacts the artistic philosophies of a series of the 20th century's most influential creative movements in high-production character with humanity, passion and a mind-blowing mimicry, will be shown in its original concept as a 13-channel video installation.
Three new shows open this weekend at Arts District bastion