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.
The Crenshaw Dairy Mart, Residency Art Gallery, and new community center Summaeverythang are part of a lineage dating back at least 50 years to the Black Arts Movement.
Current and former staff of the Getty Museum, the Getty Trust, and the Getty Research Institute were among hundreds of signatories accusing the museum of racial insensitivity and bias.
LACMA and the Huntington Library each received between $5 and 10 million, and Hauser & Wirth and Blum & Poe received between $350,000 and 1 million.