Howie Ronay never imagined that a bike ride in Chicago would be the catalyst for a life-changing project, but that’s exactly how Pretty Ugly Gallery began.Read More
“I tend to think having that extreme of color, that kind of black, is amazingly beautiful…and powerful. What I was thinking to do with my image was to reclaim the image of blackness as an emblem of power.” – Kerry James MarshallRead More
Most mornings you can find Jennifer Kingshott out and about in Playa Vista. Her friends and neighbors sometimes joke that she’s the area’s unofficial ambassadorRead More
Riot Grrrl punk, experimental art installations and draughts of more than 100 craft beers collide this Saturday for the 7th annual Beer, Art & Music Festival — BAM Fest for short — to raise funds for the nonprofit 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica.Read More
Artist Pam Douglas uses heartbeats to explore the tensions and pleasures of the human experience in “Rhythms", her new exhibit at Bergamot Station.Read More
With over 120 pieces organized in loose chronology, Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life examines breadth of Cindy Shermans’s four decade career with limited critical interruption.
From ingenue to housewife, baroness and gym coach, Sherman’s work is a course in Drag LiteTM acknowledging the fluid nature of identity while only exploring thin slices of its possibilities.Read More
Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College (1933-1957) at the Hammer presents the first ever comprehensive survey of the North Carolina College in the United States.Read More