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Top 5: February 25, 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 Border Again Through March 8 Screening February 27, 6:30–9 pm Human Resources Los Angeles (HRLA) Mariah Garnett’s comic, stereotype-mining collaboration with Guillermo-Gomez Pena, a […]

Top 5: February 25, 2015

Art Imitates Life: an Interview with Jeff Weiss of Weisslink

Artist Jeff Weiss doesn’t want you on his list. It’s not you; he’s just not interested in acquiring scores of followers, and couldn’t handle scores now anyway. As his list grows, so does the possibility that he may have to alter the format of Weisslink, the “nightly art / email mashup” that he’s sent out […]

Art Imitates Life: an Interview with Jeff Weiss of Weisslink

Top 5: February 18, 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. Islamic Art Now: Contemporary Art of the Middle East Through December 31 Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) LACMA’s Art of the Middle East […]

Top 5: February 18, 2015

Top 5: February 11, 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. Devin Kenny: Wrong Window Opening February 13, 6–9 pm Through April 4 Aran Cravey The “trailer” Devin Kenny posted in anticipation of his Aran Cravey […]

Top 5: February 11, 2015

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