Colectivo Martes produces work and organizes exhibitions calling attention to issues affecting women that are largely absent from the cultural discourse in Mexico.
Stas Orlovski "Chimera," inspired by the projections of the 18th and 19th century Phantasmagoria shows, creates a moving drawing of visual effusiveness.
Tune into the debut of "Without Borders/Sin Fronteras," airing on Thursday, October 16 at 9 p.m. PST. on KCET-TV.
A pioneer in marble arts for 20 years, Elizabeth Turk has helped marble come back with a vengeance into the contemporary art scene.
Colectivo Martes produces work and organizes exhibitions calling attention to issues affecting women that are largely absent from the cultural discourse in Mexico.
Tune into the debut of "Without Borders/Sin Fronteras," airing on Thursday, October 16 at 9 p.m. PST. on KCET-TV.
Since the 1920s, gearheads and hot rodders have flocked to the flat alkali playas of the western Mojave Desert, setting land speed records that continue to be pushed today.
Is procrastination actually healthy? The Arts Shink weighs in.
Two exhibitions examine the period of cinema history when filmmaking talent crossed the Atlantic from Berlin, the center of German-language cinema, to Hollywood.
This episode explores the paper worlds of Ana Serrano, the community work of Mexicali Rose, the Shades of L.A. photo collection, and Day Labor Theater Without Borders.
Dave Lefner's linocuts are iconic representations of the great energy and optimism associated with the nation's golden age of traveling and exploration.
Since the 1920s, gearheads and hot rodders have flocked to the flat alkali playas of the western Mojave Desert, setting land speed records that continue to be pushed today.
Two exhibitions examine the period of cinema history when filmmaking talent crossed the Atlantic from Berlin, the center of German-language cinema, to Hollywood.
18th Street Arts Center was established 25 years ago to offer a home for artists operating on the edges of artistic practice and social visibility in Los Angeles.
Dave Lefner's linocuts are iconic representations of the great energy and optimism associated with the nation's golden age of traveling and exploration.
Since the 1920s, gearheads and hot rodders have flocked to the flat alkali playas of the western Mojave Desert, setting land speed records that continue to be pushed today.
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