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Washington's Nakba Museum (tags)
Isabel Avila's "Parallel Worlds" at the Vincent Price Art Museum (tags)
In her first solo exhibit, photographer (and contributor to LA IndyMedia) Isabel Avila explores the dual identities of Native American and Mexican American cultures, emphasizing people active in their communities. Avila's photographs, taken over the last few years, are complimented by video discussions, many featuring her photo subjects but also additional people, including Gloria Arellanes, one of the early Brown Berets and member of the Tongva community. (Excerpts of these dialogs can be found further down in this article.) The free exhibit is currently at the Vincent Price Museum through December 8. It will then then relocate to Rancho Cucamonga's Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art and run from January 22 – March 16, 2013. (Location details within the article.)
How Mike Kelley Helped Me Paint My Way Out of a Prison Cell (tags)
How the Whitney Museum tried to exploit me, and in turn I exploited them by lying I was a murderer to show my art in the Mike Kelley retrospective. in 1993. This resulted in tremendous media exposure to my case where Governor Pataki of NYS granted me executive clemency. I literally painted my way to freedom as told in my book 15 to Life: How I Painted my Way to Freedom
WHY OCCUPY art exhibit (tags)
Art collective The Recruiter Syndicate bring their multimedia art exhibit WHY OCCUPY to downtown Los Angeles February 9th.
“The Right to Play” - Help for Children of Haiti (tags)
The recent earthquake in Haiti gave the world a small glimpse into the problems and needs of Haiti's children prior to the quake, but now they are many times multiplied. Nearly half of Haiti's nearly 10 million people are younger than 18, and many of them are orphans.
Memorial Day: Counting Lives Lost to Stop Inflicting Grief upon Others (tags)
Memorial Day honors war dead. Unlike most U.S. war memorials, a stunning exhibit at De Anza College dramatizes not only American lives lost in the war in Iraq, but Iraqi lives lost as well. There is one figure for each confirmed fatality. But the ratio of 1:22 American to Iraqi deaths is extremely conservative.
Fertile Dreams - Assemblage & Photography by Freyda Miller (tags)
"Fertile Dreams," a solo exhibit by LA artist Freyda Miller, opens Sat. Feb. 7 at Art Dimensions in Westwood. Integrating assemblage, photography, and installation, Miller explores complex aspects of the maternal psyche. The evocative and vulnerable portrayal of the feminine raises issues of autonomy, stereotypes, equality and self-esteem. Fertile Dreams takes on a life of its own, dealing with primal emotions and thoughts that transcend time and place. Images of life and death emerge along with dreamlike qualities of both flight and confinement. The exhibit runs thru Mar. 21.
LA Zoo Elephant Drama (tags)
LA Zoo shamelessly spams member email list to talk negatively about animal rights activists & urge members to support new elephant enclosure...
Tongva: Our Voice, Our History, Our People (tags)
Highlights of an exhibit recently held in Aleupkingna (Arcadia), an interview with curator Dana Dunn, and photos.
Free Reception and Closing Exhibit of Allensworth: 100 Years of the California Dream (tags)
National Black Farm leaders travel to Los Angeles to celebrate Gumption at the Junction: Allensworth and connect the historical legacy of Black Farmers in California to the new released report "A Seat at the Table: Diversity and the 2008 Farm Bill. New opportunity to grow fresh fruits and vegetables in our communities expanding job creation, technical education and economic development in partnership with USDA, CDFA and regional organizations.
Art Exhibit: Subvertisements (tags)
[ Image: "iRaq" - Forkscrew Graphics, Silkscreen, 2004, Los Angeles, California ] Poster from the exhibit, "Subvertisements: Using Ads and Logos for Protest", a must see exhibition for all readers of Indymedia.
Pacific Palisades Art Association Presents Artist Calliope Caloyera Babu-Khan (tags)
This exhibit of Greek-born artist Calliope Caloyera Babu-Khan features her large abstract paintings, which showcase her unique use of color, form, and pattern
Big Blue Goes Gold at SCALE 5x (tags)
IBM has announced plans to exhibit as a Gold level sponsor at the 2007 Southern California Linux Expo. The Southern California Linux Expo, will be held at the Los Angeles Airport Westin Hotel on February 9-11, 2007. This will be IBM's fifth year the participating in the conference.
Figure It Out (tags)
An art exhibition featuring over 20 exceptional artist from LA.
Mental Menudo Artists Exhibit New Work (tags)
Chicano: Pronouncing Diversity. Mental Menudo Artists Exhibit New Work in Landmark Show.
Donate Old Protest Posters and Placards for an Art Exhibit!!! (tags)
Did you make some amazing anti-Bush sign that has only been seen by your fellow protesters? Now is the time to show them in a museum!
AT WORK: THE ART OF CALIFORNIA LABOR (tags)
Opening Reception Saturday June 17, 2006 7:00-10:00 p.m
LA FILM EXEC RANDY TAT CLOWNS AROUND FOR ZIMMER CHILDREN'S MUSEUM BENEFIT (tags)
show&tell: the art of time is the Zimmer Children's Museum's newest exhibition opening May 7th, 2006. This highly imaginative exhibit features works of art created from clocks by 78 artists, humanitarians and social activists. Using the metaphor of time, each piece is utterly unique, ranging from whimsical and decorative to meaningful and thought provoking. Beginning April 30, 2006, all clocks are for sale with 100% of the proceeds benefiting youTHink, an innovative art and education program serving public school students throughout California
Artist's Call: Art of California Labor (tags)
This information on the Artist's Call for: Art of California Labor, was taken from artist Mark Vallen's weblog: www.art-for-a-change.com/blog
Antiwar Art Exhibit: "The New Normalcy." (tags)
THE NEW NORMALCY features paintings, prints, and drawings that focus on the post 9-11 reality of endless war, terror, and repression. Images posted to this page by Mark Vallen & Sergio Hernandez.
ART EXHIBIT: DON’T TALK ABOUT RELIGION OR POLITICS (tags)
The Avenue 50 Studio invites the public to an art exhibit focusing on questions of religion and politics. Featuring artists: Mark Vallen, Gwyneth Leech, Poli Marichal, Sergio Hernandez, John Paul Thorton. [ Posted image - "Station of the Cross # 10." Oil painting by Gwyneth Leech. ]
"The Traveling Wobbly Show" Art Exhibit (tags)
[ News on an art exhibit about the IWW comes from artist Mark Vallen's "Art For A Change" weblog - www.art-for-a-change.com/blog ]
MARK VALLEN - Self Help Graphics Finished? (tags)
Los Angeles artist, Mark Vallen, wrote and posted the following article on his weblog concerning the closing of LA's Self Help Graphics. You can read more of his posts, at: www.art-for-a-change.com/blog
Art Show in LA closed by Police (tags)
On April 23rd, 2005, the LAPD raided and closed down a political art exhibit at the Transport Gallery in downtown Los Angeles. Artist Mark Vallen reported the details on his web log - www.art-for-a-change.com/blog - his report follows:
Tibetan Photo Project exhibit in Los Angeles (tags)
the first collection of photos by Tibetans living in exile will be exhibited at Antioch University - opens Feb. 3
Art for Peace Exhibit at Interfaith Kids’ Peace Convention in Pasadena (tags)
Art for Peace Exhibit at Interfaith Kids’ Peace Convention on Saturday, October 2, 2004 (9am - 2pm)
"Yo! What Happened to Peace?" (tags)
LA artist John Carr has organized a terrific exhibition of antiwar posters to be exhibited in Boston and New York during the conventions. The show, "Yo! What Happened to Peace?" is currently on display in Cambridge MA until July 30th. From August 6th to September 5th it will be on display in Brooklyn NY. Dozens of artists contributed prints to the show, including Mark Vallen, Winston Smith, Doug Minkler, Seth Tobocman, Favianna Rodriguez, EMEK, Chaz Bojorquez, Mear One, Edward Colver, Eric Drooker... and many others!
SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS ART EXHIBIT (tags)
MARK VALLEN: MORE THAN A WITNESS A retrospective exhibition encompassing thirty years of socially conscious artworks.
‘You'll Need A Cold Shower After You See It’: Sensual & Erotic Art Exhibit at Erotica LA (tags)
Promising that you'll need a cold shower after you see it, a 3,000 square foot sensual and erotic art exhibition, Inside/Out: Censored and Self-Censored Art, will feature at Erotica Los Angeles June 18-20.
Activists Join Academics in Opposing Enola Gay Exhibit (tags)
DC activists are teaming up with prominent academics to oppose the Smithsonian's plans to exhibit the B-29 Enola Gay without referencing the human suffering caused by the atomic bomb this plane dropped on Hiroshima.
Sept. Mexican Independence Day Art Exhibit (tags)
The ARTINO Arts Group of Los Angeles present a Group Exhibit celebrating Mexican Independence Day.
"CHE Y QUE" Art Exhibit (tags)
MARK VALLEN, SERGIO HERNANDEZ, JOE BRAVO, MARIO TORERO, and dozens of other Chicano visual Artists will be showing new artworks at the upcoming CHE Y QUE show, an exhibition that focuses on images of Che Guevara in popular culture. The showing opens on Saturday, August 9th. and runs until August, 31st., 2003. (Artwork on this page by Mark Vallen)
WAM 20th Anniversary Exhibit (tags)
Exhibit of women artists group be held at California State University, Long Beach from September 14-18, 2003
THE ART OF PUNK (tags)
THE ART OF PUNK exhibit will offer original artworks and related materials documenting the rise of L.A.'s Punk underground at the close of the 20th century.
BURN HOLLYWOOD BURN!!!!!!!! (tags)
If the main story about Hollywood celebrities coming out against the war interested you, pay a visit to the Echo Park Film Center sometime this month and see an art exhibit called BURN HOLLYWOOD BURN! It deals with Hollywood's involvement in war propaganda - it also comments on celebrities who've come out against the war and makes the point that they're working within a corrupt industry and their voices are not more important than yours or mine - or rather, as long as we give them importance, our voices will be less important.
CARTOONS Y QUE (tags)
CARTOONS Y QUE is an exhibit of cartoons by leading Chicano Toonistas to be held at Tia Chucha's Cafe Cultural.
HELD RANSOM (tags)
artists addressing dysfunctional relationships
CHICANO MORATORIUM PHOTO #6 (tags)
AVE 50 GALLERY in Highland Park has on display important Artworks and memorabilia pertaining to the original Chicano Moratorium of 1970.
DOUGLAS TO DOCUMENTA: US-MEXICO BORDER EXHIBIT UNVEILED IN GERMANY (tags)
International art and film exhibit will feature a live broadcast from the border near Douglas, AZ to increase awareness of the dangers surrounding border crossing as illustrated in the documentary FROM THE OTHER SIDE by Chantal Ackerman.
Multi-media Progressive Art Show! (tags)
A progressive Art Exhibit on the UCLA campus against war, repression, and racism.
ART AGAINST SWEATSHOPS! (tags)
Mark your calendar for this one... and spread the word to all Los Angeles Artists and Labor Activists! Avenue 50 Studio in L.A. will be presenting an important Art Exhibition on Immigration, Exploitation, and Sweatshop Labor. The Exhibit Reception takes place on Saturday Jan. 12th. Listings of other Cultural events can be found on the ART FOR A CHANGE Website.