Community | Support changes to the electoral system — boholuxelife

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Please sign, share and support to change the Electoral College to votes by congressional district while Obama is still in office. Change the current Electoral College system to a congressional district method to more accurately reflect citizen votes and popular … Continue reading

Herencia Trilogy | Mixed media narrative library for the Getty Underground

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The Herencia Trilogy narrative library built for the Getty Underground art show is a Greetings From L.A. tribute (featured in the Getty Research Institute’s Pacific Standard Time exhibition) and it is inspired by a variety of work by Al Ruppersberg and Orhan … Continue reading

Bill Graham | Counterculture & benefit concerts

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Bill Graham was a legendary music promoter behind many Bay Area bands for several decades, starting amid the 1960’s counterculture movement of San Francisco. His work affected not only acts like, Jefferson Airplane, the Fugs, Santana, Big Brother & the Holding Company … Continue reading

Furst World | Art gallery & cultural outpost in Joshua Tree

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Bobby Furst’s private art studio, gallery and creative retreat hosts spaces for live music, a screening room and workshops with rustic camp trailers and hiking trails that connect to Joshua Tree National Park. His installations of assemblage and found objects … Continue reading

East Jesus | Art squatting in the desert… Gloriously!

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Pilgrimage to the community of East Jesus, a desert art mecca in Slab City, California and a night voyage aboard a magical wooden caravan to the open air stage, The Range. (A few of the locations featured in the film, … Continue reading

Community | Watts Towers & Watts Towers Arts Center

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Originally posted on boholuxelife:
Watts in Los Angeles, California hosts Watts Towers and Watts Towers Arts Center, with the original sculptural towers created by Simon Rodia between 1921 to 1955. It also includes permanent collections by Noah Purifoy, John Outterbridge,…

Under Construction | Street Art Installation in DTLA

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Artist, Tanner Goldbeck curated and coordinated a one night only street art exhibition featuring local, DTLA/Downtown Los Angeles artists. The building where the multistory, urban art installation took place has since been redesigned, and none of the murals remain, but it … Continue reading

Branded Arts Building | Street Art in Culver City, CA

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The Branded Arts Buildings in Culver City, a neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, hosted iconic work by top local and international street artists. The urban art installments were temporary and the buildings have now been demolished, but it was a … Continue reading

Art & social progress | PST era exhibitions and events

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Can art create change? Does art matter? Why do we need to support art? On my cynical, negative days, I feel that society and culture are still in the dark ages and that art and individuals are not enough to … Continue reading

Community outpost | The Last Bookstore LA

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As local and specialty shops for selling books have been eliminated, first by the large chains and then by the online giants, like Amazon, there remains only a few spots to be able to enjoy physically browsing books. Since the … Continue reading

The gender temperature divide & Horizontalidad | CamLab II

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CamLab II set up a “Yurt City” of tents in front of the MOCA Geffen on February 2nd providing free workshops and MOCA sponsored sustenance of hot chocolate, coffee, tea, soft drinks and yummy baked goods, like macaroons, rosemary crisps … Continue reading

Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia: Papel tejido | CB1 Gallery

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Currently on view at CB1 Gallery in Downtown Los Angeles is Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia’s “Papel tejido,” exhibition, which means tissue paper in Spanish, but the actual constructions are much more substantial and made from acrylic paint on heavy cotton rag paper. … Continue reading

I KNOW SOMEONE, DO YOU? | Three Weeks In January

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  On Friday evening, the 22nd of January, 2012, during an art performance ceremony at Los Angeles Police Department’s Deaton Auditorium, I turned and introduced myself to the person sitting next to me: an adult, female artist living in Los Angeles. … Continue reading

Los Angeles wetlands | Photo essay

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A dawn to dusk view of the tidal wetlands, LA River, Ballona Creek and Ballona Lagoon areas; home to many wild plants and animals that share the land, air and water alongside Los Angeles residents and LAX, including: snowy egrets, brown pelicans, western … Continue reading

Central Avenue & 1st Street: Little Tokyo | Photo essay

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Buildings can tell a story about history, culture, community, art, design and the environs so that’s why buildings in Japantowns (Nihonmachis) throughout California are being preserved. Little Tokyo is a Nihonmachi located in downtown Los Angeles and in 1995 thirteen … Continue reading

Modern Art in Los Angeles: Assemblage and Politics » sharing the L-O-V-E

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Modern Art in Los Angeles: Assemblage and Politics » Pacific Standard Time | Getty Museum Research Institute. An evening of conversation with artists Ed Bereal, Mel Edwards, George Herms, Nancy Reddin Kienholz and Betye Saar. Moderated by Lucy Bradnock of the … Continue reading

Story of the Ferus Art Gallery: THE COOL SCHOOL | PBS

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Independent Lens . THE COOL SCHOOL | PBS. The Cool School: Story of the Ferus Art Gallery Along with Pacific Standard Time exhibitions, the PBS documentary film, The Cool School tells the compelling story of the Ferus Art Gallery and brings … Continue reading

Edward Kienholz, Five Car Stud 1969–1972, Revisited » Pacific Standard Time | LACMA

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Edward Kienholz, Five Car Stud 1969–1972, Revisited | LACMA. Pacific Standard Time – Edward Kienholz: Five Car Stud 1969 – 1972, Revisited. Mixed media installation at LACMA Edward Kienholz’ Five Car Stud is the “must see” piece in the entire … Continue reading

Sam Francis Border Painting (Mako Series) » Pacific Standard Time | Getty

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Sam Francis – Mako, 1966 Arcrylic on canvas (150 x 108 inches) Pacific Standard Time: Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1970 Group exhibition at the Getty Center Museum, Los Angeles, California blogs.getty.edu/pacificstandardtime/explore-the-era/people/sam-francis/ Sam Francis’ painting, Mako is one of the … Continue reading