Historical LA Monument: Watts Tower

Since coming to the world’s attention in 1959, the site has become the focus of cultural and aesthetic movements addressing issues of social and economic changes. Who: Sabato "Simon" Roda was the "architect" for the towers. The term is used loosely as Simon was not a studied architect. Sr. Roda was an Italian-American immigrant who … Continue reading Historical LA Monument: Watts Tower

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7 Things to Know About “In The Land of Sunshine” at PMCA

Sept 25- Feb. 19 2017 In the Land of Sunshine: Imaging the California Coast Culture 1. It consists of approximately 90 paintings inspired by the stunning vistas, lifestyles, and industries of the west coast. 2. The time period covered is from the mid–1800s to present day 3. It represents the diversity of California’s artistic style … Continue reading 7 Things to Know About “In The Land of Sunshine” at PMCA

7 Interesting Facts About Hito Steyerl “Factory of the Sun” at MOCA

Inspiring the would-be future Hito Steyerl's "Factory of the Sun" reveals in the now and contemplates a future where humans are used to prop up the environment and create sunlight in a virtual reality that blurs the lines between virtual and reality. Let's take a look at some interesting facts you might not know about … Continue reading 7 Interesting Facts About Hito Steyerl “Factory of the Sun” at MOCA

7 Things to know about Chris Burden and Metropolis II before you go

Chris Burden began his work in performance art in a controversial and even danger fashion which has (thankfully) tamed over the years. Read below to get some interesting facts about the exhibit and the artist.   1. In 1971 he stuffed himself into a locker for a full work week in his controversial performance piece Five Day Locker … Continue reading 7 Things to know about Chris Burden and Metropolis II before you go

Rebecca Morris at The Hammer Museum

The abstract large size canvas painter was hand selected for the Made In LA exhibit currently at the Hammer Museum in Westwood, California. Hammer Museum is a free museum that houses contemporary art works. The Made in LA series shows a small group of local artists making an impact on the art world. Rebecca Morris … Continue reading Rebecca Morris at The Hammer Museum

Wadada Leo Smith at the Hammer Museum

Made In L.A. : The Language Score The Made in LA exhibit showcases artists from the local LA art scene. Wadada Leo Smith was one of the hand selected artists. Currently at the Hammer Museum, displayed are a wide range of scores he created from 1968 to 2014.This retrospective exhibit examines a comprehensive look on … Continue reading Wadada Leo Smith at the Hammer Museum