The Center for the Study of Political Graphics houses more than 85,000 posters, including the largest collection of post-World War II human rights and protest posters in the US.
For the Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, artists create billboards along Interstate I-10 that address the history and mythology of territorial expansion from east to west.
The latest installment of Urban Letters, a public art project by the knit graffiti collaborative Yarn Bombing Los Angeles, takes the form of "#BLACK LIVES MATTER."
Amir H. Fallah's "Perfect Strangers" explores the nature of self and the role of objects in expressions of identity.
Artist Jason Yates's "did i stutter did i ever" presents a group of mixed media that bounces the viewer back and forth between childhood and adulthood.
For the Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, artists create billboards along Interstate I-10 that address the history and mythology of territorial expansion from east to west.
The latest installment of Urban Letters, a public art project by the knit graffiti collaborative Yarn Bombing Los Angeles, takes the form of "#BLACK LIVES MATTER."
"Farewell to Hollywood" began as a documentary collaboration between New York filmmaker Henry Corra and a 17-year-old battling cancer named Reggie Nicholson.
Artist Jason Yates's "did i stutter did i ever" presents a group of mixed media that bounces the viewer back and forth between childhood and adulthood.
For the Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, artists create billboards along Interstate I-10 that address the history and mythology of territorial expansion from east to west.
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"Farewell to Hollywood" began as a documentary collaboration between New York filmmaker Henry Corra and a 17-year-old battling cancer named Reggie Nicholson.
Artist Jason Yates's "did i stutter did i ever" presents a group of mixed media that bounces the viewer back and forth between childhood and adulthood.
The pop-up series, Santa Ana Sites, features the experimental music group "wild Up," an ensemble that re-interprets modern-classical music.
C. Hite's new multi-disciplinary exhibition at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art is largely informed by her childhood spent in the war-torn island nation of Taiwain.
HistoricPlacesLA is an online public repository of cultural sites across L.A. It is the country's most sophisticated inventory management systems for cultural resources to date.
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