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.
An open letter criticizes the museum for staying silent for 10 days and for then offering a “message of neutrality using the artwork of Alison Saar, whose work is far from neutral.”
Hyperallergic reached out to several art schools in California to see how they are planning to address the need for social distancing while maintaining the integrity of their arts curriculums.
In California, all construction — including museum expansions — has been categorized as essential. While much of the art world is standing still, expansions at LACMA, the Hammer, and other museums are prompting both questions and criticisms.
Nearly all of the museum’s full-time employees will be receiving a full or partial furlough beginning on Friday.
The 97 workers represent half of the museum’s total staff of 185.
The alarming emergence of COVID-19 has made the situation more complicated, though strike organizers have pledged to continue a digital picket online.
A diverse lineup of over 50 artists, musicians, and performers present two-minute pieces, to be complemented by a meal.
Instead of a traditional protest, Never Again Action presented a Purim Spiel, a centuries-old form of Jewish theater.
In conjunction with an exhibition on the immigrant experience, the museum hosts workshops ranging from a letter-writing session to paper crane folding and weaving lessons.