Melvino Garretti describes himself as “more of an anthropologist than an artist.”
The online documentary series “Time Decorated” argues that Basquiat was the connection between the bebop and hip-hop worlds.
“18th and Grand” chronicles the history of the world-renowned venue, beginning with its unveiling for the 1932 Olympics and early history in segregated Los Angeles.
Alex Prager’s “Farewell, Work Holiday Parties” at LACMA captures the awkwardness that ensues when a room full of intoxicated, mostly white people get together during the holidays.
Multimedia journalist Lexis-Olivier Ray drove around on Election Day and the day after, documenting ofrendas and memorials on 35mm film, while reflecting on a difficult year.
“There’s a story behind every poster,” says Carol Wells, a former medievalist who abandoned her dissertation to devote her life to posters.
During his nearly six-decade career, Paul Revere Williams built homes for celebrities such as Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball, and Cary Grant. He also built affordable housing and gave back to his community.
In 2017 Samanta Helou-Hernandez created an Instagram account paying tribute to Virgil Village, a vibrant, predominantly Latino community currently experiencing rapid gentrification.