After months of protests, a Boyle Heights art nonprofit has decided to leave the contested neighborhood that activists say is being gentrified with the help of the art community.
An alliance of activists from Los Angeles and New York highlighted the role of the artist and her dealer, Gavin Brown, in artwashing the gentrification of working-class neighborhoods.
Founded in 1973 in the East Los Angeles garage of a Franciscan nun and printmaker, Self Help Graphics & Art has finally purchased a permanent space in Boyle Heights.
A meeting of the Artists’ Political Action Network failed to take into account its location in a neighborhood that’s been mired in gentrification controversy for quite some time.
Self Help Graphics & Art has nurtured its community of artists for almost 50 years. This week, their prints go on sale at an event that also features free panel discussions and donation-based workshops.
Self Help Graphics & Art is hosting its second Printmaking Summit featuring workshops, talks, and demonstrations. Celebrated artist Alison Saar will be giving the keynote address.
After the words “Fuck White Art” were anonymously spray-painted on the roll-up gate of Nicodim Gallery, the LAPD said it would treat the act of vandalism as a hate crime.
The Latinx Arts Alliance plans to address the lack of financial support for Latinx spaces, while also advancing and supporting Latinx arts programming in Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES — “No one is an innocent actor in the fine art of gentrification,” said a woman with a bandana covering her face, as she stood with dozens of protesters last Saturday evening outside of Museum as Retail Space, a gallery in the Eastside neighborhood of Boyle Heights.
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The incident on Saturday was not the first time Dalton Warehouse has been a target.
LOS ANGELES — The latest development in the debate over art and gentrification in Boyle Heights took place earlier this month, when a public forum was held at the Pico Gardens complex, part of the largest public housing bloc west of the Mississippi.