Let's go to UCLA's Hammer Museum to see an exhibition by Los Angeles artist Llyn Foulkes, whose work will scare the hell out of you. And if that's not the case, then there is probably something wrong with you.
Art.Music. is the last of the Hammer's music residency wild Up. For this final concert, the orchestra examines the intersection of visual art and music by exploring the museum's collections and creating new site-specific work.
Thursday, Los Angeles-based contemporary artist Sterling Ruby, known for his biomorphic ceramic sculptures, nail polish drawings, and different forms of collage, leads a walkthrough of LACMA's current exhibition Drawing Surrealism.
Saturday is opening night of interior-design showcase event THR Design Hollywood, which includes 14 spaces designed by top Los Angeles interior designers, and Tuesday starts a five-day event bringing comic book enthusiasts and artists together.
Almost everyone I talked to told me they did not like the show, that they didn't believe that it is representational of the LA art scene and that it was a disappointment. I haven't as of yet seen one enthusiastic endorsement for the exhibition online, so let me be the first.
News Animation Improvisations features artist Simone Forti performing live interpretations of newspaper reports and newscasts. This event will include a series of drawings and writing produced throughout the duration of the biennial.
Writing a love letter to your sweetheart is no small feat, but writing a love letter to your city? That's even harder. How do you celebrate a metropolis like Los Angeles? If you're Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, you make a movie.
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.
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.
Allison Miller lives and works in Los Angeles. She received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has had solo exhibitions at Susan Inglett, New York and ACME., Los Angeles.
Knowing about the drama and tragedy of her life, one simply cannot help but see her art through the prism of her personal story. It is obvious that towards the end of her short life, her art was getting stronger and more daring.