Liz Ohanesian
Liz Ohanesian

Liz Ohanesian writes about art, pop culture, music and, sometimes, a combination of the three. Her work has appeared in L.A. Weekly, Los Angeles Magazine, Hi-Fructose and a number of other publications. She lives in Los Angeles.

Website: beatique.net
Recent Articles
What Is The Invocation?
What Is The Invocation?
Obscura Society L.A., a secret society, will hold a social gathering and performance on March 28 where the audience is invited to participate in "The Invocation."
YoungArts L.A. Teaches Teens How to Be Artists
YoungArts L.A. Teaches Teens How to Be Artists
YoungArts L.A is dedicated to furthering the artistic pursuits of some of the most talented teens in the Los Angeles.
Seed to Skillet: Woodbury Architecture Students Build Spaces to Grow
Seed to Skillet: Woodbury Architecture Students Build Spaces to Grow
Woodbury University students are building structures that can be used for the "Seed to Skillet" program, where girls learn how to raise produce and turn it into a meal.
Teebs: Ethereal Beats and Visual Remixes
Teebs: Ethereal Beats and Visual Remixes
Mtendere Mandowa, better known as Teebs, is straddling the world of art and music.
Flux: The Art of Short Films
Flux: The Art of Short Films
The Flux Screening Series at the Hammer Museum is a celebration of short films, music videos, and the global community that makes them.
Miri Chais: Where Internet Life and IRL Meet
Miri Chais: Where Internet Life and IRL Meet
Miri Chais Chais' work, a rapid fire evolution of images and symbols, is based in the intersection between the physical world and the digital one.
The Infectious Ephemera of Germs
The Infectious Ephemera of Germs
Visual artist, Jaime "Germs" Zacarias takes inspiration from religious iconography, lucha libre, and the city of Los Angeles to create his signature tentacle-filled works.
Victor Castillo in Black and White
Victor Castillo in Black and White
Victor Castillo is a perfect fit for L.A.'s thriving pop surrealism art scene. His pieces are, at times, as whimsical as they are disturbing.
Drawing Tension with Graphite: Nancy Baker Cahill
Drawing Tension with Graphite: Nancy Baker Cahill
In her "Virgil" series at Vibiana, Nancy Baker Cahill's shades of graphite gray swirl like a tempest on large, bold canvasses.
5 SoCal Galleries to Check Out at L.A. Art Show
5 SoCal Galleries to Check Out at L.A. Art Show
This year's L.A. Art Show at the L.A. Convention Center work from L.A. players La Luz de Jesus, Thinkspace, and other local galleries.
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Funding bubbles, cultural deserts and the politics of access to the arts in the 21st century.

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