The Summer Issue

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New York has The Newsstand, but now L.A. has its own pop-up newsstand at Greene Gallery in Culver City. Summer Issues Cooperative is a two-week exhibition that features current and archival art magazines from more than 20 international publishers. The best news? All the magazines are free.

Printables

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From the Time Capsule: Lunch Conversations With Orson Welles by Peter Biskind

Para Mi Gente, Los Pintores de Nuestra Alma

RETNA at MOCA Grand Ave.

Tonight in LA

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Scott Campbell’s solo exhibition Things Get Better opens at OHWOW.

OHWOW
937 N. La Cienega Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Opening Reception
Thursday, May 23, 2013
7-9pm

Los Angeles Gang and Prison Photo Archive

Recently, a two-album collection containing 400 images of Los Angeles gang and prison photos taken between 1977 and 1993 sold for $45,000. Pete Brook of Prison Photography writes about the the journey the collection took to market, and ponders the difference between moneyed collectors and preservationists.

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Printables*

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I Don’t Know Much About Music in New York by Gary Panter

*it’s a comic

 

Santa Monica Locos

Talking Portraits by James Gurney

“In 1981, artist James Gurney brought his sketchbook and tape recorder to the pier in Santa Monica, California. He did a pencil portrait of two guys there and then asked them to describe themselves to the tape recorder. For the first time, their faces and voices are brought together in a talking portrait.”

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These Friends 4

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The final show at THIS, tonight.

Legend

James Goldstein talks about his home, the Sheats/Goldstein Residence in Los Angeles.

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6,297 Chinese restaurants and counting…

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David Chan has eaten more Chinese food than you.

photo by Rick Loomis

Magic Hour

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Chloë Sevigny goes off about LA in this intriguing short film directed by Tara Subkoff.

“The weather? Constant sunshine all day long. I mean, there it is all day long, the Sun.”

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Art Openings in California This Weekend

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