In conjunction with the exhibition, the Hammer Museum hosts a day-long symposium on Piper’s vital work.
An Artist Asserts Control Over the Commodification of Her Work
Carmen Argote’s exhibition at Commonwealth and Council suggests that she has no money left after participating in Made in LA, displaying work that resists any potential role as pricey art objects.
Resolutely Political LA Artists Focus on the Body in the City’s Latest Biennial
The body is at the center of much of the work in Made in LA, and overwhelmingly, that body is brown and black, female, queer, and indigenous.
Kara Walker, Barbara Kruger, and Charles Atlas Dissect Modernity
The Hammer Museum has displayed the three video installations together for the first time.
When Contemporary Art Feels Too Inaccessible
Some artists seem to negate any attempt at communication with the viewer, and pass on the inconvenient responsibility of generating some coherent meaning to curators.
Solange Unveils Performance Art Piece at the Hammer Museum
The performance was staged on a LeWittian large-scale sculpture by Solange that will travel around the US this summer.
Two Evenings of Stan Brakhage’s Disorienting, Collage-Like Films
In honor of the new edition of Brakhage’s 1963 book Metaphors of Vision, the UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Los Angeles Filmforum are screening some of his most seminal films.
The Politics of Sound in a Prison
Lawrence Abu Hamdan attempts to reconstruct the psycho-physical conditions in which prisoners lived at Syria’s Saydnaya prison by using recorded testimonials.
Four Los Angeles Shows to Look Forward to in the New Year
From an exhibition about the first superstar curator to Pacific Standard Time’s performance festival, there’s strong work aplenty on the horizon.
Five Outstanding Shows Closing in Los Angeles This Month
From local contemporary art to rare surveys on Latin American modernism, there is plenty of good art to see before the new year.
Best of 2017: Our Top 10 Los Angeles Art Shows
This year Los Angeles showcased especially diverse and robust exhibitions, thanks in part to an enormous initiative around Latin American and Latino art.
“You Can’t Say It Doesn’t Exist”: A Curator on the Art of Latin American Women from 1960 to ’85
Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, a curator of the Radical Women exhibition at the Hammer Museum, talks about this largely ignored history.