Lyle Zimskind

Lyle Zimskind covers art and culture for Los Angeles magazine and in addition to KCET Artbound. He has also contributed to the Los Angeles Review of Books and New York Newsday. Before moving to L.A. in 2004, Lyle worked as Managing Editor of the Czech Republic edition of Esquire magazine and kicked around the New York theater business for a few years. He has studied at Columbia University and UCLA.

Recent Articles
Arts-In-Corrections Program Returns to California Prisons
Arts-In-Corrections Program Returns to California Prisons
The California's Arts-in-Corrections program administers platforms for bringing visual, performing, literary, and media arts to state prison inmates.
Report: Arts For L.A. Election Pre-Forum
Report: Arts For L.A. Election Pre-Forum
Six candidates vying for the office of Los Angeles County Third District Supervisor appeared at LACMA's Bing Theater for a pre-election forum on "Culture & Creativity."
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icon, Architecture/ Design discipline

Architecture/ Design

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

icon, Community Arts discipline

Community Arts

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

icon, Cultural Politics discipline

Cultural Politics

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

icon, Film & Media Arts discipline

Film & Media Arts

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

icon, Literature discipline


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

icon, Multi-Disciplinary discipline


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

icon, Music discipline


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

icon, Performance discipline


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

icon, Visual Arts discipline

Visual Arts

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

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