Artist Ben Sakoguchi, who was imprisoned with his family in a Japanese internment camp, said his works are “a reminder of our history and of how far we still have to go as a society.”
Orange County Museum of Art
Orange County Museum of Art Reopens With Free Entry For the Next 10 Years
The museum opens to the public on October 8 with a 24-hour kickoff and a rebooted California Biennial.
Meet Some of Electronic Music’s Female Pioneers
“Sisters With Transistors,” a documentary from Lisa Rovner and narrated by Laurie Anderson, delves into a fascinating history.
What to Do (Online) This Week: Meditate With Art, Visit a Frank Lloyd Wright House, and More
Los Angeles art spaces are stepping up their virtual game.
Send This Sound Artist Your Quarantine Haikus
Alan Nakagawa is currently accepting submissions for a sound collage titled “Social Distancing, Haiku and You.”
A Radio Play Performance Unpacks the Way We Anticipate Global Crises
York Chang and Daniel R. Small’s “The Map Is the Territory” will discuss the implications of the government using A.I. to predict world events.
Experiencing the Flurry of the Internet in Physical Spaces
In exhibitions at the Vincent Price Art Museum and the Orange County Museum of Art, York Chang explores “fake news” as the foundation of mass media.
Glimpse the Orange County Museum of Art’s Future and Futuristic Home
The shiny new building, designed by Morphosis Architects, will double the museum’s exhibition space when it opens in 2021.
The California-Pacific Triennial Spotlights Architecture’s Power Dynamics
The Orange County Museum of Art’s second triennial of artists from the Pacific Rim, Building as Ever, focuses on architecture and related social issues like displacement and globalization
A Qur’an Transcribed by Hand Presents Parables of Contemporary American Life
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — In the midst of growing Islamophobia in the US, artist Sandow Birk embarked on a nine-year project to transcribe and illustrate the entire Qur’an by hand.
China’s Young Postmodern, Post-Mao Artists
LOS ANGELES — Jin Shan was 12 when the student-led Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 rocked China, eliciting a brutal and unprecedented military response.
California’s Triumphant Triennial
LOS ANGELES — In a world where art seems to consist primarily of hyper-conceptual art school verbiage, it’s a relief to go to a museum show and actually have something to see. The California-Pacific Triennial, now on view at the Orange County Museum of Art in Newport Beach, Calif., definitely offers a feast for the eyes: paintings, video, light and sound installations, embroideries, synthetic skeletons, dead roses, a pop interpretation of Bernini (complete with Truck Nutz) and stoneware sculptures of little girls squatting in ways that are as innocent as they are bawdy.