LOS ANGELES — This week there’s an Iranian New Year’s celebration at LACMA, a performance festival at Bergamot Station, a 24-hour queer pornography marathon, and more.
LOS ANGELES — When we last reported on Norms Coffee Shop in January, the new owner of the Southern California chain had just been issued a demolition permit for the building, leading to a massive outcry from architectural preservationists.
LOS ANGELES — This week, there’s a discussion on LA art in the ’90s, an evening of art and performance in Pasadena, a collaborative group show at David Kordansky, and more!
LOS ANGELES — The mood was festive last Saturday as throngs flocked to Art + Practice, a new hybrid art space in Leimert Park, for the opening of their inaugural exhibition.
LOS ANGELES — This week, a show on LA’s 100-year-old aqueduct opens, it’s the last chance to see Helen Johnson’s schizophrenic hanging canvases, there’s a zine release party for photographer Tod Seelie, and more!
LOS ANGELES — “In the 1990s, after NAFTA, the border, and border art specifically, was viewed as a utopian thing, a hybrid of both cultures, the best of both worlds. A lot of the emblematic border art that we know now came from this school of thought, but anyone from Tijuana would know that these ideas are outmoded,” musican and writer Reuben Torres told me at the opening of The Border Again.
This week, there are talks with Thomas Demand and Lorraine O’Grady, an art tour of Hollywood, a show of late work by Mr. Turner opens, and much more!
LOS ANGELES — This week, there’s a chance to preview six experimental operas, East of Borneo’s latest Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, seductive cinematic paintings by Judith Eisler, and much more.
LOS ANGELES — This week, a show of Riot Grrrl art opens in Orange County, LACE throws a Valentine’s Day party, Frank Lloyd Wright’s first LA home reopens, there’s a mini-conference on the limits of performance, and more!
MEXICO CITY — As blue chip galleries courted international collectors at the city’s biggest art fair on the fringes of the tony neighborhood of Polanco, a smaller and more intimate fair opened on Thursday night across town.
MEXICO CITY — On the eve of this city’s biggest art fair, Zona MACO, the Museo Jumex quietly decided to cancel its upcoming Hermann Nitsch exhibition.
MEXICO CITY — Zona MACO, Mexico City’s, and arguably Latin America’s, biggest art fair opened here Wednesday night at the massive Centro Banamex convention center on the outskirts of the city.