L-R: Stephenie Soohyun Park and Angela Lin in the world premiere production of “King of the Yees.” Photo by Craig Schwartz.

“King of the Yees”

at Kirk Douglas Theater

What is Chinatown, and what does it mean to a younger generation who can’t even speak Chinese?  The play “King of the Yees” (through August…
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Past and Present: LA Art in the ’90s

Past and Present: LA Art in the ’90s

13 Artists Celebrate Miller-Durazo in the new Millennium

The recognized History of Art is marked by a movement, our blue-chip Art Stars and our institutions. Often more interesting and dynamic, the smaller histories…
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Vicuna Samnang

CURRENT EVENTS: documenta 14

Report from Kassel, Germany

Every five years the sedate city of Kassel, Germany, launches an art expo that attempts to capture the zeitgeist of our times, documenta. This 14th…
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Alice Cooper Discovers $10 Million  Lost Warhol

Alice Cooper Discovers $10 Million Lost Warhol

Alice Cooper has discovered an Andy Warhol artwork, more than 40 years after it was given to him as a gift.  The rock musician had forgotten about the work, which was being…
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“Creatives” Gather at Art of Freelance

“Creatives” Gather at Art of Freelance

Little Space Gallery

So, the event I’m about to gossip with you about was brought to you by Art of Freelance —a “10-week online course for creatives who…
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Kenny Scharf

KENNY SCHARF

Honor Fraser

“Kenny Scharf: Blox and Bax” at Honor Fraser gallery in Culver City this past spring. This was Scharf’s fifth exhibition with Honor Fraser, featuring back-by-popular-demand…
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"Interstitial," installation view. Courtesy PMCA. Copyright: Don Milici.

Pasadena Museum of California Art:

Interstitial

Collectively, the works that make up “Interstitial,” now on view at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, read like the detritus one might find in…
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Salvador Dali Corpse Exhumed In Paternity Case Media Circus

Salvador Dali Corpse Exhumed In Paternity Case Media Circus

Pilar Abel Martínez, 61, has claimed for years that she is the daugher of surrealist genius and says she looks like “Dali without the moustache.”

She is suing the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation and the Spanish state, which inherited the surrealist painter’s works in a bid to claim a quarter of…
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Chinatown

Chinatown Art Buffet

Charlie James; Coagula Curatorial; The Good Luck Gallery; Gregorio Escalante

Chung King Road was a buffet of openings Saturday night, with a variety of gallerygoers overflowing into the street. Like a high school party, there…
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Alejandro Iñárritu, CARNE y ARENA. Design: Neil Kellerhouse. Courtesy of LACMA.

LACMA:

Alejandro G. Iñárritu: CARNE y ARENA

Only one visitor enters Alejandro Iñárritu’s installation CARNE y ARENA at a time. If you’re lucky enough to get a ticket, you’ll begin in a…
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Chiwan Choi getting everyone pumped up for the next 90 days.

Sprints for the Arts

Writ Large Press' 90x90 series; Cielo Gallery; Wolf and Crane

Sprints. They’re good for the body, in short and intermittent bursts. Are they good for the arts? 90x90LA was a series of inclusive literary events…
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Analia Saban, "Folds and Faults," installation view. © Analia Saban. Courtesy Sprüth Magers.

Sprüth Magers:

Analia Saban

The strategic manipulation and disorientation of material: concrete, paper, ink, and fiber, link the four distinct series displayed in Analia Saban’s “Folds and Faults.” As…
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