Between 1969 and 1975, the Communicative Arts Academy was a vital hub for a community largely excluded from Los Angeles’s cultural institutions.
Its cultural institutions, buffeted by the pandemic, will have to recover without the help of Eli Broad, the transformational benefactor who died last month.
The first round of funding for the year totals $24 million and will support 225 projects across the country.
Wildfires, refugee camps and the Arab Spring might be her primary sources. But a retrospective at the Whitney affirms she is an abstract painter, first and always.
While many museums around the country have resumed operations, those in Los Angeles remain an exception. They have been shut since March.
Arizona has allowed its museums to remain open despite a deadly outbreak, while in cities and states with far fewer cases, the doors have been closed.
The visitors may be masked, but the art is gradually coming into full view.
Ahead of a major retrospective in Los Angeles, the Japanese artist discusses his musical education.