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Art And Politics Blur The Lines Of Appropriation

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 07.28.2016 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

Appropriation of every type of visual art, music, dance... even cultural attributes has been taking place since the dawn of time.

Art v. Politics

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.07.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

With the media's non-stop coverage of the Presidential campaign reaching the point of oversaturation, it's tempting to recall the timeless statement: ...

From LA To Capetown, These Posters Are A True Tribute To Mandela

Posted 12.16.2013 | Los Angeles

Guerrilla street artist Robbie Conal is celebrating Nelson Mandela's life by recruiting volunteers to place some 6,000 posters of the hero across Los ...

Legitimate Rape -- Political Art in 2012: This Artweek.LA (October 8, 2012)

Bill Bush | Posted 12.08.2012 | Arts
Bill Bush


'Legitimate Rape': The Art Show

Posted 10.02.2012 | Arts

By now, it's impossible to forget Rep. Todd Akin's recent statements regarding women who are sexually assaulted. "If it’s a legitimate rape," the Re...

How To Participate In The Coolest Aerial Art Project In Town

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 03.28.2012 | Los Angeles

Do you remember the epic block party at the end of the 1995 cult classic, "Empire Records"? Well, now it's our turn to "Damn The Man! Save The Emp...

'The Simpsons' Newest Guest Star Is ...

Posted 02.16.2012 | Los Angeles

If you think that street art can look a little cartoonish, you're right -- at least you will be on March 4th. LA street artists are taking over "Th...

Steven Soderbergh Enlists Legendary Street Artist For 'Contagion' Poster

Posted 11.14.2011 | Arts

Steven Soderbergh's latest film, 'Contagion,' is the story of a world thrown into pandemonium as the result of a fast-moving, deadly disease. As the i...

'Art in the Streets' at MOCA: This Artweek.LA (April 18-24)

Bill Bush | Posted 06.19.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush


Robbie Conal -- Guerilla Godfather: This Artweek.LA (Feb 28-March 6)

Bill Bush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush


Frank Lobdell: "Nothing Worth Anything Is Easy"

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Seed


Highlights & Milestones: HuffPost Arts Celebrates 2010

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

2010-12-31-Screenshot20101231at8.54.45AM.pngIt's hard to believe we launched HuffPost Arts less than six months ago.

JR's Wholesome Illegalities

Bill Lasarow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Lasarow

While there has been a continuing push and pull between the presence of serious public art and graffiti vandalism for decades, at least one artist has taken it to the streets in a strikingly new way.

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Robbie Conal is 'The Missing Link' in Political Art

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Robbie Conal WHAT: The Missing Link WHEN: November 18 -- December 22, 2010 WHERE: Country Club | Los Angeles 805 S Genesee Ave, Los Angeles, C...

Robbie Conal At LACMA: Street Art Vs. Gallery Art

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Who: Guerrilla political artist Robbie Conal and Ted Habte-Gabr, producer of the Live Talks Los Angeles series. What: Conal and Habte-Gabr will be in...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: MOCA Celebrates LA Art Over The Years, Seminal LA Artists

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) WHAT: The Artist's Museum WHEN: October 31, 2010-January 31, 2011 WHERE: MOCA MOCA ...

Jewelry Designer Kathy Rose on Reality TV, Roseark, and Her Husband Rick

Nick Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Nick Thomas

We recently caught up with Kathy Rose to see how life has been post-Launch My Line, what new designs we can expect from her jewelry line, and how she balances it all.

Screenprinting Survey Spans the Streets to the Sublime

Mat Gleason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Karen Fiorito's Buddha Cat Press enjoyed a small survey show at the Urban Sanctuary gallery in Boyle Heights. BCP has published and produced screen print editions for an impressive panoply of artists.


Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Robbie Conal WHAT: 'Political Animal: New Drawings and Paintings by Robbie Conal' WHEN: June 2 - July 28, 2010 (There was a small, private rec...

Manifest Equality: Art, Hipness, and Civil Rights for All

Pamela Ezell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Pamela Ezell

Like many Californians, the Manifest Equality team was elated the night of Obama's victory, and then stunned the next morning with the news that Proposition 8 had passed.