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Top 5: February 4, 2015

Here are our picks for the best art shows in Southern California this week! Subscribe to our newsletter if you’d like to get this list in your mailbox each week.   1. Deanna Thompson and Michel Auder: Mixing Up the Medicine Through March 14 Kayne Griffin Corcoran Painter Deanna Thompson asked if she could paint a portrait […]

Top 5: February 4, 2015

Top 5: January 28, 2015

Here are our picks for the best art shows in Southern California this week! Subscribe to our newsletter if you’d like to get this list in your mailbox each week.   1. The Stage is a Cage January 30, 8:30–9:30 pm Museum as Retail Space This is artist Emily Mast’s “first commercially available” performance piece, though it’s […]

Top 5: January 28, 2015

Generators of the Cylinder, Iconic Public Artwork, Re-Opens in DTLA

After laying dormant for the better part of a decade, an iconic piece of public art came blinking back to life last night in downtown Los Angeles. Michael Hayden’s Generators of the Cylinder originally made its debut along the exterior façade of the International Jewelry Center, across from Pershing Square, in 1982. Upon the building’s […]

Michael Hayden, Generators of the Cylinder, 1982, 270' x 11', Cylinders: 4' x 4' x 2', infrared sensors, holographically etched polycarbonate, stainless steel panels and neon lights (all photos by the author)

Top 5: January 21, 2015

Here are our picks for the best art shows in Southern California this week! Subscribe to our newsletter if you’d like to get this list in your mailbox each week.   1. Man-Made: Contemporary Male Quilters January 24 through May 3 Craft and Folk Art Museum The works in “Man-Made: Contemporary Male Quilters” really do look like […]

Top 5: January 21, 2015

Top 5: January 14, 2015

Here are our picks for the best art shows in Southern California this week! Subscribe to our newsletter if you’d like to get this list in your mailbox each week.   1. Jason Yates: did i stutter did i ever Opening January 17, 5-7 pm Through February 21 C.Nichols Project Jason Yates, who used to make dense […]

Top 5: January 14, 2015

Top 5: January 7, 2015

Here are our picks for the best art shows in Southern California this week! Subscribe to our newsletter if you’d like to get this list in your mailbox each week.   1. Sadie Benning: Fuzzy Math Opening January 10, 6–8 pm Through February 14 Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects Sadie Benning’s new work grew out of a […]

Top 5: January 7, 2015

Top 5: January 1, 2015

Here are our picks for the best art shows in Southern California this week! Subscribe to our newsletter if you’d like to get this list in your mailbox each week.   1. Jennifer Moon: Will You Still Love Me – Learning To Love Yourself, It Is The Greatest Love Of All Through February 20 Equitable Vitrines Jennifer […]

Top 5: January 1, 2015

Objects in the Mirror #3: Vibrant Community

Clark Flood’s 20 “Objects in the Mirror” essays, published in 2006-2007 on Glasstire’s Texas site, were widely disseminated and discussed around the web. His book Clerk Fluid collects all 20 essays, which we will be sporadically re-publishing this year. Objects in the Mirror #3: Selling Out appeared originally on Glasstire in August 2006.   It […]

Objects in the Mirror #3: Vibrant Community

Surf Riot!

Last year the U.S. Open of Surfing ended with Huntington Beach crowds dumping over porta-potties, smashing car windows and breaking into shops. At least 20 people were arrested in the aftermath, and one poor person was hospitalized after being hit by both a rioter’s flying bottle and a police officer’s rubber projectile. (He must’ve been […]

Surf Riot!