Artbound presents an hour-long special following Lauren Bon and the Metabolic Studio's "One Hundred Mules Walking the L.A. Aqueduct."
John Currin's mixture of art historical techniques with sexual or perverse subject matter helps him create masterful but modern works.
To celebrate his 100th birthday, Harrison McIntosh -- who helped shape the postwar crafts movement in California -- looks back on how he began his career.
Play the LA River features 51 weeks of play along Los Angeles' 51-mile long river, offering a diverse range of public programs for over a year.
Laurie Steelink founded Cornelius Projects as a gallery in the longstanding art community of San Pedro.
John Currin's mixture of art historical techniques with sexual or perverse subject matter helps him create masterful but modern works.
To celebrate his 100th birthday, Harrison McIntosh -- who helped shape the postwar crafts movement in California -- looks back on how he began his career.
Pamela Littky photographed the townspeople and places of Baker, California and Beatty, Nevada, two towns that lay claim to the title "Gateway to Death Valley."
Laurie Steelink founded Cornelius Projects as a gallery in the longstanding art community of San Pedro.
John Currin's mixture of art historical techniques with sexual or perverse subject matter helps him create masterful but modern works.
As Armenian-born Vera Arutyunyan struggled to adapt to her new home in the Los Angeles, she turned to painting to express her innermost emotions.
Pamela Littky photographed the townspeople and places of Baker, California and Beatty, Nevada, two towns that lay claim to the title "Gateway to Death Valley."
Laurie Steelink founded Cornelius Projects as a gallery in the longstanding art community of San Pedro.
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    Painter John Currin Comes to the West Coast
    John Currin's mixture of art historical techniques with sexual or perverse subject matter helps him create masterful but modern works.
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    Making Monsters with Miljohn Ruperto and Aimée de Jongh
    The new exhibition "Mineral Monsters" features flickering animations of rocks that challenge normal stereo vision and experience.
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    18th Street Arts Center
    Eye on the Street: The Visual Language of Daniel Gibson
    Eye on the Street: The Visual Language of Daniel Gibson
    L.A.-based artist's Daniel Gibson's artwork continues to be influenced by his upbringing in the remote deserts of Imperial Valley.
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    LACMA9: Inglewood Art + Film Lab
    The LACMA9 Art+Film Lab, a traveling film and video workshop, cinema, and oral history project, reflects on their time in Inglewood.
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    Play the LA River: Using Games to Engage Open Spaces
    Play the LA River: Using Games to Engage Open Spaces
    Play the LA River features 51 weeks of play along Los Angeles' 51-mile long river, offering a diverse range of public programs for over a year.
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