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
Inside the World of Chinatown's Galleries
Inside the World of Chinatown's Galleries
Like many other neighborhoods near the center of Los Angeles, Chinatown is in flux. One concern that has long surfaced about the neighborhood's art scene is gentrification.
'Pearls of the Planet: The Arctic' Reveals Life in Frozen North
'Pearls of the Planet: The Arctic' Reveals Life in Frozen North
"Pearls of the Planet" is a multi-tiered project by Explore.org. On the site, a live stream from cameras set up in far-flung locations around the globe allow viewers access to everything from pandas in Sichuan to bison in Saskatchewan.
Jim McHugh's Portraits of Famous People and Familiar Places
Jim McHugh's Portraits of Famous People and Familiar Places
Portraiture is a major part of Jim McHugh's body of work. Throughout his decades-long career, the photographer has captured well-known artists, celebrities and iconic landmarks.
How a South Bay High School Gained a Priceless Collection of California Impressionists
How a South Bay High School Gained a Priceless Collection of California Impressionists
Discover Gardena High School's extensive collection of California Impressionists paintings. A selection of the works are on view in the Autry's exhibition "California Impressionism: The Gardena High School Collection."
Alexandra Manukyan: Putting the Fundamentals of Art to Work
Alexandra Manukyan: Putting the Fundamentals of Art to Work
Painter and teacher Alexandra Manukyan's work centers on the human form. Generally done in oil, her images are always depicted in delicate detail featuring figures with arched backs or slouched shoulders.
The Wild Style: JUCO's Playful Photography
The Wild Style: JUCO's Playful Photography
Photography duo JUCO, comprised of Julia Galdo and Cody Cloud, is best known for capturing images filled with bold patterns, vivid colors and bright light.
Ben Jones' Mesmerizing Animations and Cinema Paintings
Ben Jones' Mesmerizing Animations and Cinema Paintings
In the worlds of animator Ben Jones: playfulness and experimentation, pop culture and fine art, all collide with a DIY spirit.
From Mr. Oizo to 'Reality': The Music and Films of Quentin Dupieux
From Mr. Oizo to 'Reality': The Music and Films of Quentin Dupieux
Quentin Dupieux appears to move back and forth between two worlds seamlessly. As a filmmaker, his projects embrace the absurd. As electronic music producer Mr. Oizo, he has consistently pushed the limits of dance floor beats.
Artbound Special: Annenberg Space for Photography - Digital Darkroom
Artbound Special: Annenberg Space for Photography - Digital Darkroom
"Annenberg Space for Photography: Digital Darkroom" debuts on Tuesday, May 26 at 8 PM on KCET-TV, featuring artists who create altered realities using photography and digital or darkroom manipulation.
Artbound Special: Annenberg Space for Photography - Beauty Culture
Artbound Special: Annenberg Space for Photography - Beauty Culture
Artbound Presents "Annenberg Space for Photography: Beauty Culture" airs nationally on LINKTV beginning May 25.
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Architecture/ Design

California becomes an international export by redefining the concept of city and home.

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Community Arts

Through workshops, education and placed based projects, art is the connective tissue of a community.

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Cultural Politics

Funding bubbles, cultural deserts and the politics of access to the arts in the 21st century.

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Film & Media Arts

At the shadow of the entertainment industry, video artists and underground filmmakers take a stand.

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Literature

Noir, sunshine and dystopia create a multi-ethnic narrative that is read, watched and admired around the globe.

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Multi-Disciplinary

Multi-hyphenate works that combine disciplines, remix dogmas, and reinvent the wheel.

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Music

A dialogue between cultures, the music of our state serves up the California dream like no other artform.

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Performance

Staging the drama of California through dance, music and theater.

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Visual Arts

Breaking away from the European and New York vanguard, California reinvents the art world.


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