‘Untitled’ Basquiat painting sells for a record-breaking $110.5 million
The vibrant painting from the master colorist marks a critical moment in the artist’s career, and a historical moment in the art world.
Björk Digital brings extraordinary artistry to Los Angeles
A fascinating and peculiar exploration of musicology, science and technology.
Pop surrealist Amit Greenberg wants to create a playful world
This globetrotting multidisciplinary artist is blowing up.
A nondescript warehouse is home to one of Los Angeles’ coolest art spaces
The 14th Factory has your 2001: A Space Odyssey replica and so much more.
In Bed with… Ellen Von Unwerth
Ellen Von Unwerth has had a storied career, and her third collaboration with publishing behemoth Taschen this month proves that she’s still going full force.
Desert X takes over Palm Springs
Site specific art dots the Coachella Valley in an incredible exhibition that brings together artists from around the world.
Patrick Gookin photographs Los Angeles with an iPhone from a car
His new book preserves that which is often overlooked, or, if noticed, quickly forgotten.
Jason Rhoades’ radical oeuvre takes over Hauser Wirth & Schimmel
It’s the first exhibition of the artist’s works in Los Angeles, the city he lived and worked for the entirety of his career.
Modernism Week hits Palm Springs
The celebration of midcentury architecture and design returns to the desert this week.
An artist who goes by Jesus Hands was behind the ‘Hollyweed’ prank
He wanted to make people “laugh out loud” and instead he’s been booked for misdemeanor trespassing.
George Lucas chooses LA’s Exposition Park as the home of his new museum
The 1 billion dollar Lucas Museum of Narrative Art might just be one of the most important cultural and tourist additions to the city in recent decades.
Coachella 2017 lineup announced
Radiohead, Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar headline an eye-popping list of acts.
Richard Sandler’s still photos run deep
A new book showcases a street photographer whose work captures the beauty and the decay.
Experience ‘The Unconventional Canvases of Keith Haring’ at the Petersen
The world’s first exhibit to feature the entire collection of Keith Haring Art Cars.
Ruvan Wijesooriya cares about the details
We sat down with this genuine and curious artist to speak about reality, beauty, art, business, politics, movements and more.
Prince’s Paisley Park estate is now a museum
The late singer’s mythical creative sanctuary is open to the public.
David Hockney’s visual autobiography has arrived
The magnum opus covers the famed artist’s illustrious career.
Never before seen Basquiat art to be shown at Miami Basel
Paintings, drawings and collages in the self-taught artist’s famed Neo-Expressionist style.
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
The veteran troubadour becomes the first musician to be honored by the Swedish Academy.
Doug Aitken: Electric Earth opens at MOCA
It’s the first North American museum survey of Aitken’s category-defying career, spanning nearly two decades.
The art of public transit
A large number of artists have had their work incorporated into the Los Angeles public transit system, with hundreds of painters, photographers, sculptors and others adding a splash of art to morning and afternoon commutes.
Nine astonishing premiere parties
Movie and television premieres might look like glamorous nights on the town, but the stars on the red carpet and everyone behind the scenes put in a lot of work to make them look like so much fun.
Frank Ocean finally drops new album ‘Blonde’
It’s an intimate, revealing, and poetic album, released in tandem with a visual mixtape and a zine.
Lupe Fiasco’s solo art show to open at Chicago’s Ed Pashke Art Center
His brilliantly colored geometric abstractions will be on display in Chicago this September.
CARtoons: Art of America’s Car Culture opens at LACMA
Between 1959 and 1991, CARtoons magazine offered a hotted up and kitted out dose of automotive humor, hot rod artwork, and everything you needed to know about American car culture. According to CARtoons magazine, it was “the only humor magazine in the world for the lovers and owners of cars.” At CARtoons: Art of America’s
Guillermo del Toro recreates his lucid dreams for LACMA
An extraordinary exhibition traversing magic, occultism, horror, monsters, life and death, innocence and redemption.
Liquid Shark hits Pershing Square this week
See the silver art installation making waves over downtown LA.
Cindy Sherman at The Broad
Downtown Los Angeles’ newest contemporary art museum plays host to one of the best-known and most important photographers working today.
David Hockney announces major retrospective at the Tate Britain
The artist celebrates his 80th birthday with the world’s most extensive retrospective of his work.