Winners of the City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship highlight contested histories and utopian pasts in their group show.
Mariángeles Soto-Díaz has created a detailed archive for this imaginary school, which centers indigenous and feminist perspectives.
Born in Boyle Heights, De Larios left behind a significant legacy of clay sculptures, ceramic works, and civic art installations that reflect her Mexican heritage and worldly perspectives.
Chimento Contemporary and MaRS are joining the list of galleries relocating from Boyle Heights, a neighborhood long marked by gentrification tensions.
Lauren Halsey’s site-specific installation transforms the typically austere space of the museum into a utopian dream made of the people, symbols, and imagery of South Central Los Angeles.
Colescott reached the heights of a master painter, becoming one of the first prominent artists to embed black bodies and social critique into the art historical canon.
Meleko Mokgosi questions democratic ideals in his paintings of contemporary life in Botswana.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s personal experience of migration would inform the prodigious output of her art and writing in the 1970s and early ’80s.
The Getty’s acquisition tells the story of how a once-scrappy alternative art space withstood decades of economic and cultural change and survived through the present.
Edgar Arceneaux complicates the viewer’s relationship to the history of blackface, and Yishai Jusidman depicts his particular vision of the Holocaust.
In order to make large portraits of European elites, artists had to literally piece together pieces of paper, circumventing the limitations of their medium.
The Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles acquired the items that are now on display in an exhibition that underscores the tragic context of their making.