You know the tired old cliche about LA sprawl? It appears to be true about the city’s art world.
Artist Zach Alan has superimposed Manhattan (highlighting the Chelsea gallery district — 23rd to 34th Streets and Ninth to Eleventh Avenues — in red) to demonstrate how it is virtually impossible to wander to see gallery art in LA, unlike in New York. Each of those location markers indicate a gallery, art nonprofit, museum or space with an art program.
Density is certainly working against LA’s favor in terms of an art scene.