This year Los Angeles showcased especially diverse and robust exhibitions, thanks in part to an enormous initiative around Latin American and Latino art.
Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, a curator of the Radical Women exhibition at the Hammer Museum, talks about this largely ignored history.
Now in its fifth year, the UCLA Game Art Festival at the Hammer Museum explores the boundaries of contemporary gaming.
A series of panels, talks, and screenings — including Spike Lee’s latest and the documentary Do Not Resist — marks the 25th anniversary of the uprising that followed the acquittal of four LAPD officers who beat Rodney King.
Kevin Beasley’s installation feels sublime and sacred in its grandiose silence.
A series of talks and events between March 28 and 30, co-presented by the African-American Policy Forum, examines the role of black women and girls in the struggle for civil rights.
Tonight, the Hammer Museum is hosting the panel discussion Standing Tall for Tribal Rights, held in conjunction with the current retrospective of the work of Jimmie Durham.
Despite her unorthodox path, Jamillah James has established herself as a curator to watch.
The Artists’ Political Action Network, led by artists Kathryn Andrews, Andrea Fraser, Charles Gaines, and others, will be hosting an organizing meeting at 356 Mission this Sunday.
These top 10 shows in no way capture a full overview of the art seen in LA this year, but they provide highlights of the rapidly developing artistic landscape of the city.
The Hammer Museum’s In Real Life includes four monthlong, curated film and video exhibitions, 15 weekends of performances and durational, immersive works, as well as weekday rehearsals by a select group of performers including theater, dance, music, and experimental recitation.
LOS ANGELES — “You don’t know what work is.” That’s the last line of a poem by Philip Levine that immediately comes to mind when I wind my way through the Made in LA 2016 exhibition at the Hammer Museum and arrive at the final piece I encounter during my visit.