Rather than focusing on death and suffering, a clichéd reality in Jewish culture, Peter Krasnow chose to paint vibrant, light-filled compositions.
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Chloë Bass Disarms With Beauty
The multiform artist quietly coaxes us to see the world as a means to look inward.
The Labor of US Citizenship, One Stitch at a Time
As if making her own census, Han Sifuentes surveys groups of immigrants to reveal the labor, research, and proof needed by an immigrant in order to demonstrate their belonging.
“I’ll Have What She’s Having” Chronicles the Life of the Jewish Deli
More than simply focusing on the food, the exhibition at the Los Angeles Skirball Center illustrates how the Jewish Deli was uniquely American, tied up with political and social trends of the day.
The Skirball Cultural Center Spotlights Ai Weiwei This Spring
Get ready for the LA debut of Ai Weiwei: Trace with virtual talks, gallery tours, on-demand films, and a rare speaking engagement with the artist-activist on February 21.
LA’s Art Spaces Are Focusing on the Election
From a voting station for those who can’t vote to a fascinating history of campaign ads in the US, artists in Los Angeles got you covered ahead of November 3.
Why a Photo Exhibit of Objects Seized at Border Control Feels Sanitized
Tom Kiefer’s aim — to document atrocity — is clear. But his exhibit at the Skirball Cultural Center raises a number of important ethical and legal questions about whose stories he tells, and how.
Conjoined Costumes and “Antler-Locked Combat” Reflect the Fashion of the ’70s
The Skirball Cultural Center in LA will host a performance of choreographer Bella Lewitzky’s 1976 dance piece Inscape as part of the exhibition Fearless Fashion: Rudi Gernreich.
The Designer Who Wanted to Liberate People from Gendered Clothing
Looking back on the work and philosophy of Rudi Gernreich, who broke norms and made waves in the 1960s and ’70s.
How Photography and Jazz Merged to Forge the “Black Is Beautiful” Movement
Kwame Brathwaite’s photographs fused the two mediums to push the boundaries of beauty, transforming how we define Blackness.
A New Documentary Looks Back on the Legacy of Second-Wave Feminism
Feminists: What Were They Thinking? looks back on an influential book’s legacy and features new feminist voices to see how things have changed and what has frustratingly remained the same.
The Skirball Cultural Center Presents Sara Berman’s Closet
A one-of-a-kind exhibition by artists Maira Kalman and Alex Kalman inspired by the fascinating life of their family matriarch. On view through March 10.