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  • Join Our Student Staff

    Join Our Student Staff
    WANTED: Photographers | Writers | Cartoonists | Reviewers | Feature Writers | Illustrators | Bloggers | Office Externs Students must attend or call in to at least one meeting a month and occasional training sessions. You must be a high school...
  • Kara Walker on the bit of sugar sphinx she saved, video she's making

    Kara Walker on the bit of sugar sphinx she saved, video she's making
    It's not very often that an artist talk sells out with the swiftness of a high-profile pop concert. But that was the case for a highly anticipated talk between artist Kara Walker, who is known for her phantasmagoric cut-paper installations, and...
  • Banksy's Haight Street Rat scampers down to U.S. Bank Tower in L.A.

    Banksy's Haight Street Rat scampers down to U.S. Bank Tower in L.A.
    Banksy’s famous beret-clad Haight Street Rat on the exterior of a San Francisco bed-and-breakfast was relocated Wednesday to the U.S. Bank Tower in downtown Los Angeles, where it will be on view in the lobby for two months, building manager...
  • Edgar Arceneaux reflects on King's legacy at Susanne Vielmetter

    Edgar Arceneaux reflects on King's legacy at Susanne Vielmetter
    In his latest exhibition at Susanne Vielmetter, Edgar Arceneaux takes on the hefty legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and filters it through the lens of pop culture and the urban decay of Detroit. It’s a lot to digest, and the array of...
  • LAXArt Gala, a night of art-magic and mystery at Greystone Mansion

    LAXArt Gala, a night of art-magic and mystery at Greystone Mansion
    “Would you like to waltz?” asked the stranger in a Venetian carnival mask, white gloves and a Renaissance-style suit. Then he wrapped a blindfold around my eyes and led me into a pitch-black ballroom filled with other masked dancers...
  • Tig Notaro leads breast cancer benefit at Largo

    Tig Notaro leads breast cancer benefit at Largo
    Tig Notaro’s 2012 stand-up set at Largo in Los Angeles is now the stuff of comedy legend: That night Notaro revealed to the audience that she had Stage 2, bilateral breast cancer. She then brilliantly spun the life-altering news into a candid but...
  • HIGH SCHOOL BUCKET LIST

    HIGH SCHOOL BUCKET LIST
    Seniors, it is time to start saying goodbye to the halls you've walked for four years, the football field where you spent so many Friday nights, and the fluorescent-lit classrooms where you made friends, developed crushes and stayed for clubs after...
  • 5 artists to watch from 'The Best American Comics of 2014'

    5 artists to watch from 'The Best American Comics of 2014'
    A comic made with mylar that contains no words or figures. A detailed graphic memoir of a father's grisly death. Moody blue paintings in comics form. The annual compendium "The Best American Comics" was just released this week by Houghton Mifflin...
  • The personal and political in Rashid Johnson's cubes

    The personal and political in Rashid Johnson's cubes
    “The most interesting characteristic of the cube,” artist Sol Lewitt once said, discussing the form that generated much of his influential sculpture, “is that it is relatively uninteresting.” Given the enormous influence of...
  • Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst, from many angles

    Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst, from many angles
    America in general and Los Angeles in particular have a reputation as places for a second chance, places where anyone might reinvent a self. Photographers and filmmakers Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst are emblematic – and in mind-and-body-bending...
  • A lively dance by Pia Fries

    A lively dance by Pia Fries
    Five large and five small new paintings on wood panel by Swiss artist Pia Fries are lush in the extreme. The abstractions begin in an unexpected place, with silk-screen fragments that derive from Baroque prints. But they hardly look old-fashioned. Fries...