Category: ART

BROWN & OUT Returns to Boyle Heights Just in Time for Pride Month

After a hugely successful sold out run last year, CASA 0101 Theater is proud to present the fifth season ofBROWN & OUT FEST, A Festival of 11 World Premiere Short Plays and One Original Short Transgender Film Celebrating the LBGTQ LatinXperience. This groundbreaking Festival coincides

Inspiration Lives on the Floor of RuPaul’s DragCon.

People come from far and wide to attend RuPaul’s DragCon. The event has grown from a subculture phenomenon (driven by the rising popularity of RuPaul’s Drag Race), to a huge money-making destination occupying the entire South Hall of the Los

A Day at Union Station

Have you ever been to a train station that made you twirl into a tornado of confusion? Well rest assured our beloved Union Station in Los Angeles is quite a different experience. With its well thought out floor plan everything

Silk Road Super | Hushidar Mortezaie

Born in Tehran, Hushidar Mortezaie immigrated to California’s Bay Area in 1975. This multidisciplinary artist navigates through different mediums amongst which painting, fashion design, silkscreen or illustration. His home country, Iran, remains an endless source of inspiration to him. After

THE EMPIRE STRIPS BACK

People take art very seriously. Immaterial of the medium or the presentation, it is consistently subjected to an endless stream of dissection, analysis and critique. The implication being that the artist no doubt imbued his or her work with a

The Social Stage opens with Marx in Soho

Cue strings. The stage sits ready, a table and chair empty but expectant. Beethoven’s “Egmont” Overture croons, almost menacingly, with a kind of harrowing regality affixed to the tone of a large TV displaying a montage of recent news. Video

Winners of Smithsonian Magazine’s 2018 Photo Contest

Selected from more than 48,000 entries, the winning photographs from Smithsonian magazine’s 16th annual competition have been announced. The Grand Prize winner this year, Newest Cowboy in Town, comes from the Mississippi-based photographer Rory Doyle. Below are the winning images from the following categories: Natural

Photographing the “Beautiful Awkwardness” of Girlhood

Photographer Rania Matar’s youngest daughter, Maya, was 12 years old when she noticed the first signs of the girl’s inevitable transformation from child to woman. “She was a late bloomer, and it was that point when her body had just started changing—and

Sharif Farrag: Ceramic Artist for the 21st Century

Los Angeles local ceramic artist, Sharif Farrag, doesn’t appear to be more than fifteen-years-old. Photos of the young artist often feature his shaggy mop of hair pressed down beneath a baseball cap. His sartorial choices fit right in the mall

The Overlooked Intersection of Art & Pro Wrestling

For those who have never been to a live professional wrestling show before, each experience can be vastly different, just like going to see new films. The pro wrestling that airs on television is only a sample of what the

UCLA, westwood, exhibit, art, science, Body Dysmorphic Disorder Explored, Leigh de Vries, Dr. Jamie Feusner, undergraduate groups, Active Minds, the Student Wellness Commission Body Image Task Force

Fusion of Art and Science

UCLA to present “Body Dysmorphic Disorder Explored” exhibit during Anorexia Awareness Week. Art and science will be seen together in the form of both educational and artistic as UCLA will present their exhibit as part of their Anorexia Awareness Week.

California Desert, Desert X, exhibitions, art, events, Palm Springs, contemporary art, contemporary artist, Doug Aitken, Lita Albuquerque, Jennifer Bolande, Will Boone, Claudia Comte, Jeffrey Gibson, Sherin Guirguis, Norma Jeane, Glenn Kaino, Gabriel Kuri, Armando Lerma, Richard Prince, Rob Pruitt, Julião Sarmento, Phillip K. Smith III, Tavares Strachan, Neville Wakefield

Art at the Desert

The California Desert will be taken over by one of the most anticipated art exhibitions of the year Desert X is ready to takeover the California Desert to showcase one of the most anticipated exhibitions of the year. The event,

New Zealand artists, United States debut, Downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery, Corey Helford Gallery, Meredith Marsone, Arbitrary Dreams, art, exhibition, portraits, self portraits

New Zealand Meets Los Angeles

New Zealand artist to make her U.S. debut with a new art exhibition in Corey Helford Gallery. New Zealand artists to make her United States debut with a new series of oil on aluminum portraits at  Downtown Los Angeles’ Corey

Slow Culture, Everything must go

Digital Media in the Form of Art

Independent Los Angeles Art gallery to showcase what is it to be a photographer in the modern age Has digital media hurt the art world? To find out, independent Los Angeles art gallery Slow Culture have announced the opening of

FLORA, Maggie West

Maggie West: Vegetation Illuminated

FLORA is a vibrantly photographed plant life and flower series on display at the Standard hotel in West Hollywood until mid March.   Leave it to Los Angeles-based photog Maggie West to transform the lobby of the Standard Hotel in

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