“A lot of people have been turning to art, needing space to process,” says the artist Edgar Fabián Frías, who, along with Hayley Barker, Julie Weitz, and Patrisse Cullors, has been discussing their art as spiritual practice.
LA Artists & Art Movements
In America’s “First Suburban Chinatown,” Asian Americans Have Negotiated Cultural Representation
In the San Gabriel Valley, home to the largest concentration of Asian Americans, cultural landmarks tell a story of the formation of a collective cultural identity.
‘‘We Paid For This Town”: The Legacy of Chicanx Punk in LA
In the 1970s and ’80s, the Bags, Vaginal Davis, Nervous Gender, and Los Illegals used music and performance to express their dissent of racism and gender violence, imagining punk as a possible utopia.
In South Los Angeles, Art Is a Force for Community Empowerment
The Crenshaw Dairy Mart, Residency Art Gallery, and new community center Summaeverythang are part of a lineage dating back at least 50 years to the Black Arts Movement.