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.
Monomania L.A.: Jim Kepner and the Sanctuary of Sci-Fi
Monomania L.A.: Jim Kepner and the Sanctuary of Sci-Fi
The science fiction collection of pioneering LGBTQ rights activist Jim Kepner reveals hidden harmonies between sci-fi fandom and LGBTQ activism in the 1950s.
Artbound Episode: Steel Modern
Artbound Episode: Steel Modern
This episode of Artbound, "Steel Modern," explores the architectural past and present in Southern California.
Zoe Crosher's Fantasy Manifests Destiny
Zoe Crosher's Fantasy Manifests Destiny
For the Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, artists create billboards along Interstate I-10 that address the history and mythology of territorial expansion from east to west.
Word on the Street: Yarn Bombing Los Angeles and Black Lives Matter
Word on the Street: Yarn Bombing Los Angeles and Black Lives Matter
The latest installment of Urban Letters, a public art project by the knit graffiti collaborative Yarn Bombing Los Angeles, takes the form of "#BLACK LIVES MATTER."
Amir H. Fallah: Expressions of Identity
Amir H. Fallah: Expressions of Identity
Amir H. Fallah's "Perfect Strangers" explores the nature of self and the role of objects in expressions of identity.
Bernhard Willhelm's Meditative Fashion Installations
Bernhard Willhelm's Meditative Fashion Installations
Bernhard Willhelm's site-specific sculptural installation meditates on the uniformity of today's fashion experience.
Preserving Cultures: The Getty's Global Conservation Work
Preserving Cultures: The Getty's Global Conservation Work
The Getty undertakes a wide range of conservation projects around the world at important historic and cultural sites, helping to preserve the artistic heritage of diverse cultures.
Becoming Wordless for a Moment
Becoming Wordless for a Moment
In his fictional desert community Aridtopia, Tyler Stallings imagines the best ways to repurpose the backyard pool.
Monomania L.A.: David Boulé and the California Orange
Monomania L.A.: David Boulé and the California Orange
David Boulé has assembled perhaps the largest single collection of materials related to the production and promotion of California oranges.
Charles Gaines' Beautiful Systems
Charles Gaines' Beautiful Systems
Charles Gaines, the subject of a new survey at the Hammer Museum, has spent his career creating art with systems.
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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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