Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, a curator of the Radical Women exhibition at the Hammer Museum, talks about this largely ignored history.
The UCLA Game Art Festival Returns with a Whimsical, Political Selection
Now in its fifth year, the UCLA Game Art Festival at the Hammer Museum explores the boundaries of contemporary gaming.
The Hammer Museum Examines the Legacy of the LA Uprising
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.
St. Peter’s Basilica Meets the Black Panthers in a Contemporary Altarpiece
Kevin Beasley’s installation feels sublime and sacred in its grandiose silence.
Chronicling Black Women’s Activist Work at the Hammer Museum
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.
Activists and Lawyers Discuss Tribal Rights at the Hammer Museum
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.
The Curator of LA’s New ICA on Opening Up the Insular Art World
Despite her unorthodox path, Jamillah James has established herself as a curator to watch.
Organize with the Artists’ Political Action Network in LA
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.
Best of 2016: Our Top 10 Los Angeles Art Shows
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.
‘In Real Life,’ 100 Days of Film and Performance at the Hammer Museum
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.
Finding a Dwelling but Not Quite a Home in an Artwork
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.
The Weird, Wondrous, and Worldly Art Visions of LA
LOS ANGELES — What does it mean to be an LA artist? This is the question that curators Aram Moshayedi and Hamza Walker came up against when organizing the Hammer Museum’s third Los Angeles Biennial, Made in LA 2016.