Multi-Disciplinary
These multi-hyphenate works don’t think outside of the box, they obliterate it altogether. Perhaps the performance and video art of Chicano provocateurs ASCO, or the rebellious body art of Chris Burden, or the fireworks spectacles of Judy Chicago. Multi-disciplinary works combine disciplines, remix dogmas, and reinvent the wheel.
How to be Supportive of an Artist
How to be Supportive of an Artist
What are the best ways to be supportive of an artist's endeavors?
Meet the Mudpeople
Meet the Mudpeople
Mike M. Mollett, a part of the Los Angeles art scene for some 40 years, founded L.A. Mudpeople, a troupe that appears on walkabouts in diverse parts of the city.
Visualizing War: Virtual Reality, Simulations, and Physical Battlefields
Visualizing War: Virtual Reality, Simulations, and Physical Battlefields
Simulations in computer games and virtual reality are radically altering the way the military prepares soldiers for war.
Why Don't Artists Get Any Respect?
Why Don't Artists Get Any Respect?
What's an artist to do when they aren't getting the respect they feel they deserve?
Water Extremes: Too Little; Too Much; Too Slow; Too Fast
Water Extremes: Too Little; Too Much; Too Slow; Too Fast
From stampeding thunderstorms and epic flash floods to virga, the rain that never falls to earth, some remarkable tales of desert precipitation.
The Expanding Art Scene of Santa Ana
The Expanding Art Scene of Santa Ana
In the past few years, entrepreneurs and artists have been expanding the arts scene of Santa Ana to reach beyond the limits of the historic Artists Village, and into The East End.
John Wiese Documents Sound with Video
John Wiese Documents Sound with Video
John Wiese often uses silence in his videos as a means to evoke sound, forcing his audience out of the passive listening experience.
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.
Nate Page, Space Explorer
Nate Page, Space Explorer
The subtlety of artist Nate Page's site-specific pieces draw attention to our complicity in designed environments.
Should I Go to Art School?
Should I Go to Art School?
Considering art school? The Arts Shrink makes a case for why you should go.
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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

Literature

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

icon, Multi-Disciplinary discipline

Multi-Disciplinary

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

icon, Music discipline

Music

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

icon, Performance discipline

Performance

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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