This Week in L.A. Art

  • Photo Flux: Unshuttering L.A. Opens Getty Center Doors
    by Shana Nys Dambrot on June 17, 2021 at 3:09 pm

    As visitors return to area museums, one of the most anticipated reopenings has been the Getty Center. Well, it’s open now, and the good news is that its grounds, gardens, and great views are in better shape than ever. Renovations, gentle caretaking and a year of careful horticulture have made the place sparkling, verdant and The post <I>Photo Flux: Unshuttering L.A.</i> Opens Getty Center Doors appeared first on LA Weekly.

  • Have a Look Around: Arts Calendar June 17 – 20
    by Shana Nys Dambrot on June 16, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Even as things fully open up, there are plenty of online artist talks, poetry readings, digital spaces and avant-garde films for the still virtually-minded, as well as the anticipated explosion of in-person art and design events and the comeback of opening receptions. Celebrating densely verdant paintings, politically charged abstracts of 2020, a career survey for The post Have a Look Around: Arts Calendar June 17 – 20 appeared first on LA Weekly.

  • Meet Painter (and Occasional Glass Artist) Marco Zamora
    by Shana Nys Dambrot on June 14, 2021 at 3:09 pm

    Marco Zamora makes paintings that both depict the chaotic, casual surrealism of everyday life, and in their visceral style and manipulated or distressed physical treatment embody that same energy. Inspired directly by his own experiences with uncomfortable situations and the landscape of struggle and joy in working class urban life, Zamora uses photography to capture The post Meet Painter (and Occasional Glass Artist) Marco Zamora appeared first on LA Weekly.

  • DANCE: Heidi Duckler & Friends: Ebb & Flow Chinatown
    by Shana Nys Dambrot on June 12, 2021 at 5:37 pm

    For this weekend only, Heidi Duckler Dance and their extended family of company members, colleagues, collaborators and cohorts stage a series of short, site-specific sound and movement pieces across 8 sites in the L.A. State Historic Park in Chinatown. Addressing the theme of climate change and its implications for social fabric and public health, these The post DANCE: Heidi Duckler & Friends: <I>Ebb & Flow</i> Chinatown appeared first on LA Weekly.

  • Theater of Existential Glitches: chekhov OS/an experimental game/
    by Shana Nys Dambrot on June 11, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    The thing about classics is that with each new production by a new generation, the most timeless works are able to transcend the era and location of their original setting to absorb and reflect the new zeitgeist. So it is with Anton Chekhov’s 1903 masterpiece The Cherry Orchard, one of the most translated and staged The post Theater of Existential Glitches: <I>chekhov OS/an experimental game/</i> appeared first on LA Weekly.

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