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.
Under a Spell: The Witchcraft of Elena Bajo
Under a Spell: The Witchcraft of Elena Bajo
Elena Bajo's exhibition, "With Entheogenic Intent," investigates the "sculptural anarchive" of suppressed political histories, extending her research to California's geopolitical context.
ArtFinder: Southern California Museum and Gallery Shows in February
ArtFinder: Southern California Museum and Gallery Shows in February
Across Southern California, new and continuing exhibitions showcase the diverse offerings of local art world luminaries and international artists as well.
The Mistake Room: The L.A. Art World's Next Big Thing
The Mistake Room: The L.A. Art World's Next Big Thing
In the L.A. art scene, there has been a lack of the grassroots middle. The Mistake Room, a new gallery space in downtown's industrial core, seeks to fill the void.
Monterey Park Art + Film Lab: A Travelogue from the LACMA9 Outpost
Monterey Park Art + Film Lab: A Travelogue from the LACMA9 Outpost
The LACMA9 Art+Film Lab, a traveling film and video workshop, cinema, and oral history project, sets up shop in Monterey Park.
François Ghebaly Debuts a Downtown Los Angeles Arts Cooperative
François Ghebaly Debuts a Downtown Los Angeles Arts Cooperative
In L.A., all the high-end galleries may be moving to Hollywood, but the more ambitious alternative art spaces are setting up shop in the obscure reaches of downtown.
California Artists in the 2014 Whitney Biennial
California Artists in the 2014 Whitney Biennial
More than a quarter of artists in the 2014 Whitney Biennial are from California, offering west coast representation in an exhibition that is heavy with New York artists.
LACMA's Art and Technology Program Returns
LACMA's Art and Technology Program Returns
In this age of exponential growth in technology, there must be space for artists to register what's possible in 2014.
La Guerra de Los Dos Lados: Piel de Avestruz
La Guerra de Los Dos Lados: Piel de Avestruz
Artista Rafa Esparza está investigando ideas acerca de la memoria, la identidad, el parentesco y el lugar, sobre todo a través del performance.
The War on Both Sides: Ostrich Skin
The War on Both Sides: Ostrich Skin
L.A. artist Rafa Esparza investigates ideas about memory, identity, kinship, and place through his performance art.
Fault Metaphors: Reflecting Art from Tijuana
Fault Metaphors: Reflecting Art from Tijuana
What knowledge can be produced when confronting the failure of metaphor? In the exhibition "Fault Metaphors," the works of Tijuana artists analyze what happens when this process is unsuccessful.
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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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