Chimento Contemporary and MaRS are joining the list of galleries relocating from Boyle Heights, a neighborhood long marked by gentrification tensions.
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.
The publication’s board is scheduling an event at an establishment boycotted by a long list of grass-roots organizations in Boyle Heights.
The nonprofit space, in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, was the focus of anti-gentrification protests and boycotts by local activist groups.
In an extensive response to last week’s protest at the Whitney Museum, the artist offered her take on the current situation in Boyle Heights.
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.
A Latinx-focused adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People dramatizes the tension between the harsh realities of modernity and traditional knowledge and ways of life.
The Boyle Heights Museum opens this weekend with an exhibition focused on the history of Mexican repatriation during the Great Depression.
This exclusive new short documentary considers the less discussed and more personal perspective of what it’s like to be an artist from Boyle Heights.
This open letter was sent to Hyperallergic by Boyle Heights Alliance Against Artwashing and Displacement, in response to an article by Charles Gaines, earlier this month.
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.
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.