Knowledges, a two day-long event and group show at the Mount Wilson Observatory, will feature the work of more than thirty contemporary Los Angeles artists including Dani Tull, Norman Klein, and Louisa Van Leer.
Saturday is the opening reception for See Change, a permanent video installation featuring 17 original works located in the arrivals hall of the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX, which is open to the public.
Museum director Ann Philbin states, "In recent years Los Angeles has given New York (and Paris and London and Berlin) a concerted and determined run for its money as the liveliest, and most flourishing, art capital in the world."
Presented by de LaB, the fourth Annual Design-n-Dim Sum Bike Tour will feature a Sunday morning bike ride through L.A.'s neighborhoods, stopping at design studios along the way, and ending in Chinatown for a dim sum brunch.
This Saturday May 19th is the Echo Park PDA (public display of art) Art Walk. Over 70 venues participate in this wonderfully eclectic and unique community, saturated with a diverse group of people, boutiques, galleries, coffee shops and cafes.
As a rule, museums put on display only the best, only the crème de la crème of their collections, which counts for roughly 5 percent of everything that they have in storage. But what about the other 95 percent?
Artist Analia Saban says the creative process has to come naturally: "I like to work as unconsciously as I can, letting ideas take over my production. ... I try to keep a constant level of experimentation."
Part of the "Not Dead Yet" series, below are 10 Questions for artist Keltie Ferris. One of her fundamental beliefs about the way she works? "Work shouldn't feel like work, it should be something more like a need."