6HWbNHN-show-poster2x3-c7tgE2Y.png

Artbound

Start watching
MJ250sC-show-poster2x3-Bflky7i.png

Tending Nature

Start watching
Southland Sessions

Southland Sessions

Start watching
HvlSxHY-show-poster2x3-4ik43uV.png

Earth Focus

Start watching
5LQmQJY-show-poster2x3-MRWBpAK.jpg

Reporter Roundup

Start watching
City Rising

City Rising

Start watching
Lost LA

Lost LA

Start watching
Member
Your donation supports our high-quality, inspiring and commercial-free programming.
Support Icon
Learn about the many ways to support KCET.
Support Icon
Contact our Leadership, Advancement, Membership and Special Events teams.
Support Provided By

Sharon Mizota

Sharon Mizota

Sharon Mizota is an art critic and archivist whose writing appears regularly in the Los Angeles Times. In 2011-12 she reviewed all 69 official “Pacific Standard Time” exhibitions in the series “PST: A to Z.” She has also written for Artforum, X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly, ARTNews and other publications. She is a recipient of a Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers' Grant and a coauthor of the award-winning book, "Fresh Talk/Daring Gazes: Conversations on Asian American Art." Photo credit: Oliver Wang.

Sharon Mizota
USC Pacific Art Museum exterior | Courtesy of USC Pacific Art Museum exterior
Article
Southland Sessions

USC Pacific Asia Museum Decolonizes Its Collections

Many museum collections were built on the imperialist and exploitative practices of collectors. University of Southern California Pacific Asia Museum is taking steps to rectify this problematic situation.
Lisa Adams, “Untitled 4,” 2020. | Courtesy of the artist
Article
Southland Sessions

How Artists Are Nurturing Their Creativity Under Lockdown

“Southland Sessions” reaches out to a few artists to ask what they’re doing to stay creative under quarantine in a world in rapid flux.
April Bey, "COMPLY (Borg Feminism)," 2018. | Courtesy of the artist.
Article
Southland Sessions

The Many Ways L.A.'s Creatives Are Joining the Fight for Black Lives

In recent weeks, artists have found their practices upturned, expanded or reenergized because of COVID-19 and calls to address racial injustice.
Installation view, “Chris Engman: Looking,” Luis De Jesus Los Angeles. Photo by Michael Underwood.
Article
Southland Sessions

Forced to Close Their Doors, Art Galleries Navigate A Brave New Online World

In response to the closure of their physical spaces, L.A. art galleries have embraced online exhibitions to an unprecedented degree. This transition has changed the way they present artworks and unexpectedly, how they relate to one another.
Irving Browne, Iconoclasm and Whitewash. New York, 1886. Illustrated by the author. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.
Article
Artbound

Everything is Illuminated: Extra-Illustrated Books at The Huntington

The Huntington Library's extra-illustrated books are treasure troves of art, their pages filled with original watercolors, prints, and illustrations from as early as the 18th century.
isamuseum1.jpg
Article
Artbound

Sam Durant's Social Media Movement: What #isamuseum?

Sam Durant elevates the conversation about a museum's role in society to today's digital age, asking social media users to post their opinions online.
Goldstein.jpg
Article
Artbound

Community's the Thing: Susan Silton Examines the Power of Names

L.A. artist Susan Silton's "Who's in a Name?" looks at rituals of history, celebrity, and death by investigating how we acknowledge and commemorate one another.
Prina_4.jpg
Article
Artbound

Once More, With Feeling: Stephen Prina's History Paintings

At LACMA, Stephen Prina displays 28 hot pink plywood replicas.
Article
Artbound

Trisha Brown: Dance in the Museum

What if dance could be any movement, executed by anybody, anywhere? Trisha Brown blurrs the boundary between dance and the rhythms and movements of everyday life.
Article
Artbound

Catherine Opie: From the Outside In

Catherine Opie's images are distinguished by her ability to merge references to photographic history with the stuff of contemporary life.
Active loading indicator