1:17 of William Pope L

The Los Angeles Geffen MOCA museum has just opened a wonderful new exhibition for the artist William Pope L that features a stunning metaphor of the fraying of the American Vision. A mammoth American flag fills the central hall of the Frank Gehry designed annex. Propelled by large industrial fans and lit dramatically by arc…

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Five Chinese Women Jailed March 7 for Transgressive Performance Art

Wu Rongrong, Wei Tingting, Wang Man, Zheng Churan and Li Tingting are five courageous women who have been staging protests for the past several years in China. They are advocating for equal-rights legislation and highlight discriminatory behavior in government and businesses. Their protests have been viewed as “performance art”—a term strategically employed to dodge the…

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Art + Practice Opens In Los Angeles, a Unique Model of Philanthropy and Activism

Recently I attended the public opening of Art + Practice (, a wonderful new art and social service venue for foster youth. From their mission, which says it best, “Conceived and founded by artist Mark Bradford, philanthropist and collector Eileen Harris Norton, and social activist Allan DiCastro, Art + Practice (A+P) is a private arts…

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