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Top 5: March 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. William Pope.L: Trinket Through June 28 The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA The center piece for William Pope.L’s “Trinket” is a massive flag blowing in wind […]

Top 5: March 25, 2015

Top 5: March 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. Eye on Design: Andrea Zittel’s Aggregated Stacks and the Collection of Palm Springs Art Museum Through July 12 Palm Springs Art Museum Living in Joshua […]

Top 5: March 18, 2015

Top 5: March 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. Site Unseen: Incarceration Opening March 12, 6–9 pm Through April 23 Los Angeles Valley College Art Gallery Activist and photographer Sheila Pinkel organized this show […]

Top 5: March 11, 2015

Top 5: March 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. Charles Gaines: Librettos – Manuel de Falla / Stokely Carmichael Through May 31 Art + Practice The inaugural exhibition at Art + Practice, the just-opened […]

Top 5: March 4, 2015

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

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 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

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