For many years the visual and performing arts included dance, music, theater, and the visual arts such as painting, design, sculpturing, and the like. But the world has changed with technology and in the process so has the definition of the arts.
Summertime used to mean that the galleries and museums would take it easy, presenting lackluster group shows and few, if any, challenging solo exhibitions. Not any more. Economy be damned, the Los Angeles art scene is now sizzling year round.