The World According to Sound’s listening series has breathed new life into stagnant stay-at-home days and given me a meditative tool for coping with ever creeping anxiety.
With a Room of Her Own, Emily Mason’s Ethereal Abstractions Bloomed
Mason’s expansive Chelsea studio became her tuning fork — the barometer she used to check that colors and shapes were humming at the right frequency.
“The World I Wish People Knew”: Photographer Cara Romero on Redefining Contemporary Native art
This year, Romero will be installing photographs of California’s Indigenous peoples on billboards and public places throughout Los Angeles.
Ruth Carter’s Radical, Afrofuturist Fashion
From Do the Right Thing to Selma to Black Panther, Carter’s costume designs have long been defined by their ability to elevate characters too often marginalized.
A Prison Abolitionist Ceramics Studio Is Helping Change People’s Lives
The People’s Pottery Project is becoming a structure of support for formerly incarcerated women, trans, and nonbinary individuals.
Founded by Black Women, These Platforms Are Creating New Hubs for Underrepresented Artists
The Gumbo and Honey & Smoke are spaces as radical as they are inevitable — a deliberate continuation of the work Black women have always found to be better done when they do it themselves.
Meet Virginia Jaramillo, a Pioneering Minimalist Who Fuses Cosmology and Science Fiction
Despite a career spanning six decades, Jaramillo’s rigorous, original work has largely been overlooked by museums and markets — until now.
Chuck Ramirez, the Heartfelt Photographer of Trash and Banal Throwaways
Ramirez identified as a conceptual artist, but unlike his peers, his work is “filled with a deep and palpable humanity.”
Craft Through This: Why Getting Together Online to Make Stuff Matters
With the scarcity of human contact, crafting offers a tactile and sensory experience, a different type of touch and connection.
Zehra Doğan’s Graphic Novel Details Her Harrowing Experience in Prison
Accused of propaganda for depicting destruction by Turkish military forces, Doğan’s graphic novel about her experience is now on display for the first time.
The Story of an Experimental Craft Colony in New Jersey
Peters Valley began as an experimental colony, eventually evolving into a craft school of prominent women blacksmiths, ceramicists, and fiber artists.
LA’s Art Spaces Are Focusing on the Election
From a voting station for those who can’t vote to a fascinating history of campaign ads in the US, artists in Los Angeles got you covered ahead of November 3.