“Vermonica” represents a selection of 250 different kinds of light poles used in Los Angeles, from the singular and iconic, to the widely seen and representative.
“Artists for Biden/Harris” has been training art workers across the country to make calls encouraging others to vote in the most consequential election of our lifetimes.
Museums around the city are serving as voting centers, with some offering the option of curbside voting for those who’d rather stay in their vehicle or who require assistance.
From a voting station for those who can’t vote to a fascinating history of campaign ads in the US, artists in Los Angeles got you covered ahead of November 3.
Last month, a letter signed by over 100 artists, including Andrea Fraser and EJ Hill, demanded Gores’s removal from the board, accusing his company of price gouging.
Timed for Sukkot, a Jewish “festival of joy,” a film project asks us to not only listen to our elders but reach out to them — especially now.
Tom Gores owns a telecom company that “rakes in more than $700 million per year charging egregious rates for phone calls from prisons, jails, and immigrant detention centers.”
Constance Hockaday invited 50 artists, including Miranda July, Mel Chin, and Coco Fusco, to deliver a five-minute presidential address.
The private museum has two more months to forge a new direction before its tax-exempt status could be revoked.
CalArts received $5 million to hire Black artists on faculty, while Otis College of Art and Design received $1 million toward anti-racism initiatives and supporting Black students.
This Saturday, Stuart W. Leslie will speak about “The Architecture of the Apocalypse.”
On July 21, the Getty Board of Trustees posted a response to a July 15 open letter written by hundreds of current and former Getty employees as well as museum visitors. In its response, the institution touts some of the steps it has taken towards diversity, while also acknowledging “that Getty has much work still to do.” In the comments section of the post, the team that organized the initial open letter noted that the “Getty must realize that such public-facing projects do nothing to address the discrimination faced by staff.” Read the full story here.