LA Skin & Ink at Craft and Folk Art Museum

Just inside the Craft and Folk Art Museum on Wilshire, a girl quickly unbuttoned the top of her pants to show off a small tattoo on her the inside of her hip. No exhibitionist, the girl simply showed off her ink design to gain admittance in the locale’s show “LA Skin & Ink.” On opening…

Billy’s Thursday Night Fish Fry Brings Community Together with Cool Acts and Tunes

Every final Thursday of the month, La Luz de Jesus becomes a throbbing scene. Music, comedy and performance art resounds in the gallery as the crowd spills out into the back patio and onto the street, takes in the art, or browses through the huge collection of books, toys, and unusual items in the retail…

Around the Clock: 24 Hour Donut City, LACMA’s Choice

ForYourArt announces the second iteration of Around the Clock: 24 Hour Donut City, in celebration of the 24-hour screening of artist Christian Marclay’s The Clock, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). During the screening, ForYourArt will host a simultaneous free 24-hour reception at their 6020 Wilshire Blvd. activity space, offering an edible exhibition of L.A.’s…

Stay Up! Los Angeles Street Art

From Downtown to Midtown to South Central, Los Angeles’ streets have become canvases. After MOCA’s “Art in the Streets,” street art not only grabbed Angelenos’ attention, it became a hot topic in the art world. Attempting to shed light on the city’s street art scene is Azusa Pacific professor and writer Jim Daichendt, author of…

Matjames Metson “Method Attic” at Coagula Curatorial

Matjames Metson’s first solo show in Los Angeles, “Method Attic” at Coagula Curatorial,  showcases over 120 pieces of the artist’s assemblage. Cindy Schwartzstein collects Matjames’ works, which are seeped in the mysterious underground river of America, built from discards and detritus. In other words, Matjames Metson makes really beautiful, profound and moving works of art…