LOS ANGELES — This week, the filmmaker Guillermo del Toro shares his creative process at the Los Angeles County of Museum Art (LACMA), Visitor Welcome Center sets up a unique artistic exchange, four artists mine “the depths of Brown creativity/identity,” and more.
LOS ANGELES — This week, Agnes Martin’s only film screens at 356 Mission, a show of paintings by Warhol superstar Mary Waronov opens, REDCAT kicks off its New Original Works Festival, and more.
LOS ANGELES — This week, queer cinema godfather Bruce LaBruce gets a retrospective, the first Los Angeles Public Art Biennial kicks off, a longtime Echo Park art space holds an auction to raise money for relocation, and more.
LOS ANGELES — This week, a show featuring five influential female artists opens at Sprüth Magers, Self Help Graphics & Art hosts a discussion on art and gentrification, an artist explores her multifaceted identity in a video work at Grand Central Art Center, and more.
LOS ANGELES — This week, a group show at Cantor Fine Art encourages you to touch the art, artists take over a downtown Art Deco building to consider what it means to be at home in LA, a new film on graffiti’s origins in New York and Philadelphia screens, and more.
LOS ANGELES — This week, Daniel Rolnik Gallery holds an epic art carnival, Skylight Books hosts a discussion on art and gentrification, the Getty Center brings back its Friday Flights performance series, and more.
LOS ANGELES — This week, new nonprofit PSSST opens with a series of events on SoCal Latino youth culture in the 1990s, a show of work from seminal Color School painter Sam Gilliam opens at David Kordansky, Andrea Bowers brings a body of labor-themed art to Susanne Vielmetter, and more.
LOS ANGELES — This week, James Turrell’s Perceptual Cell returns to LACMA, UCLA presents an elaborate shadow-puppet play, the Lodge hosts a panel discussion on women in the arts, and more.
LOS ANGELES — This week, a photographer provides a glimpse into the world of Southern hip-hop, a godfather of the Detroit art scene has a show at artist Henry Taylor’s studio, the Women’s Center for Creative Work hosts a screening of experimental film by Polish female artists, and more.
LOS ANGELES — This week, see a forgotten masterpiece of Japanese animation, spot murals on a bike ride through East LA, catch influential Mexican artist Pedro Friedeberg’s exhibition before it closes, and more.
LOS ANGELES — This week, explore a meticulous re-creation of thousands-year-old Buddhist caves, listen to two experimental piano performances, join a discussion on the current state of art and feminism, and more.
LOS ANGELES — This week, painter Ed Moses celebrates his 90th birthday with a retrospective, an exhibition focused on artist collectives closes, an artist invites you to bring your projector for a one-night show of digital and video art, and more.