A 1977 documentary explores how Betye Saar’s mythic altars illustrate the personal and political implications of Black identity.
Suzan Pitt’s Joy Street is strikingly unpretentious and emotionally frank — refreshing in an art world that is often emotionally detached and intellectually cool.
In a panel discussion, some of these artists look back on how African American arts professionals and Black-owned galleries exhibited their work and promoted their careers.
Looking at each of Cayetano Ferrer’s works is like waiting for a photograph to come into focus, or retelling an old story and making up bits for the parts you’ve forgotten.
Issued as an LP and double CD with an original cover design by Ed Ruscha, “It Happened To Me” paints a diverse and moving portrait of some of Santa Ana’s oldest citizens.
Kwame Brathwaite’s photographs fused the two mediums to push the boundaries of beauty, transforming how we define Blackness.
To Know Herself at the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts honors these bars as spaces in which community connections start, and where love grows.
The Now Instant Image Hall is already carving out an identity for itself as a venue for artists no one else in the city will show.
The “34,000 Pillows Project” began in 2009, when the Detention Bed Mandate required ICE to occupy an average of 34,000 beds every night across 250 detention facilities nationwide.
Revisiting the work of Jess, Robert Duncan, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who just turned 100 years old.
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.
Your list of must-see, fun, insightful, and very Los Angeles art events this season.