Residents of Rhinoceropolis, a seminal art space and DIY music venue, were kicked out of the warehouse complex last month over “serious fire code violations.”
The deadly fire at the Oakland art space earlier this month has brought intensified scrutiny to live-work warehouse complexes, many of which are illegal or not up to code.
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.
Human Condition features work by 80 artists spread over three floors of the former Los Angeles Metropolitan Medical Center, which is planned for conversion into condos.
During the panel discussion “Chinatown Is Not For Sale,” members of the Chinatown Art Brigade presented an eight-point pledge of resistance for artists and gallery owners.
A new wave of art galleries are starting to move up uptown from Chelsea and lower Manhattan, and it is time to ask serious questions about their impact and what we can do to guarantee Harlem survives culturally.
The Chinatown Art Brigade is fighting against the displacement of local Asian Americans who are being pushed out by gentrification led by luxury condos, art galleries, and other high-end businesses.
It had been 10 years since I had lived here and five years since I had last visited, and I was invited back by way of a press tour. The trip reminded me of what I had forgotten.
Arts in Bushwick kicked off a more studio-centric program last weekend with a 300-artist exhibition and the release of Making History Bushwick, a nearly 500-page book telling the organization’s story and showcasing work by hundreds of local artists.
Garbage has been piling up for weeks in the halls of 112 2nd Avenue.
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.
LOS ANGELES — The burgeoning gallery district east of the LA River is about to get a bit more crowded.