Messy, anarchic, and sexualized, Went’s performances around Los Angeles from the late 1970s through the ’80s refused to be reduced to a single thing.
The Box is restaging three performances by Guy de Cointet, whose approach would influence fellow Angelenos like Mike Kelley and Paul McCarthy.
A documentary on “The 21st Century Odyssey” offers an in-depth look at this pioneering work of technologically aided human connection.
LOS ANGELES — From a show of ancient Greek bronzes at the J. Paul Getty Museum to Rafa Esparza’s adobe brick constructions at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles was overflowing with dynamic exhibitions this year that introduced new talents and reconsidered the old.
This list gives you a sense of some of the best this year across the United States.