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Original Poster Art Exhibit Pays Tribute to Mexico's Missing 43 Students

Sola Agustsson | Posted 03.07.2016 | Arts
Sola Agustsson

Eight weeks after the disappearance of the 43 students, artist and activist Francisco Toledo sent out a call to universities and museums for original poster art in response to the tragedy.

These Vintage How-To Guides Were Sexist, Obvious And More Than A Little Awkward..

Posted 02.20.2014 | Fifty

Before there was an app for everything, there used to be a how-to guide for everything. Yes, we mean everything. Nothing was too trivial or ob...

Part One: Tomas Benitez on his friend Sister Karen of Self Help Graphics

Cathy Weiss | Posted 12.24.2013 | Los Angeles
Cathy Weiss

Tomas Benitez has spent his life in the arts community of East Los Angeles -- as a writer, Shakespearean actor, consultant to the Smithsonian, UCLA, a...

Part Two: Day of the Dead at Self Help Graphics

Julia Wasson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Julia Wasson

When Sister Karen died, Self Help Graphics lost some support from the diocese, including eventually the use of their building. One of the changes was...

First Person Artist: Carol Es

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

My gallery is in a unique place in Culver City that has one gallery after another, with the occasional hip café and museum. Often the galleries sync...