Vote Head-to-Head: Beverly Hills Performance Crafting vs. LP Art of L.A.

Craft Happening: Tanya Aguiñiga Vs. the Beverly Hills Police

On a sunny summer day, artist Tanya Aguiñiga placed a few coins in a Beverly Hills parking meter, spread a blanket down in the empty parking space, tied herself to a palm tree, and began backstrap weaving. Forty minutes later, two police cars and a helicopter shut down her performance crafting event.

L.A. ON LP: The Search for Locations on Classic Album Covers

Oliver Wang explores the different locations and time eras that are captured in the LP art of L.A.

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

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

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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.

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Visual Arts

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

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