Deutsche Bank, notorious for Trump ties, is under increased scrutiny after federal investigations into potential money-laundering lapses. But its art world involvement is mostly relegated to footnotes or brief mentions.
Deferring to activists and public servants who have already effectively reached diverse populations may be among the most expedient ways to increase art’s accessibility.
Projects in the Current:LA Food triennial point to the fact that the city funding the event has often contributed to food injustice through its unequal distribution of resources.
Los Angeles’s city-funded triennial, Current:LA Food, has been hosting community meals that are open to the public throughout the city, though the events are still dominated by art world figures.
Offal, a show named after innards, ought to have some messy moments and blunt edges, and it luckily does.
The salon-style biennial, featuring over 600 women and non-binary artists, is neither hierarchical nor overly precious.
After CalArts announced a tuition hike in March, students have been participating in a much bigger conversation around the transparency and values of arts institutions.
A team of Hyperallergic contributors scoured the fair’s vast and truly delightful offerings and picked some of their favorite items to share with you.
For a site-specific art exhibition that claims to be about attention to the environment, Desert X 2019 seems surprisingly insensitive to context.
MOCA PDC, which closed this month, deserves parting attention, largely because its evolutions, successes, and sometimes confounding programming often reflected city-wide cultural identity crises.
All the LA-centric promotion of Frieze has bled into the fair, and flattened everything into commodity.