Stephen Varble made the city streets his stage, using garbage to create his alter-ego, Marie Debris.
The founder of a digital LGBTQ storytelling platform and an artist and filmmaker discuss their work.
The museum has opened a permanent exhibition about Black activism in the Bay Area, which, contrary to public perception, was not always an accepting, progressive place.
An actor and musician debut Portrait of Charles White, a nuanced and complex portrait of the artist, civil rights activist, and educator.
Over six decades, DeCarava took to the streets of cities like New York City and Washington, DC to cast Black American lives in ways that went beyond documentary or stereotype.
A substantial number of works held a great deal of possibility and promise at this year’s CalArts Graduate Open Studios.
Schor’s extraordinary paintings and drawings, produced during her time at CalArts in the 1970s, redefine female “wildness.”
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.