Barbara T. Smith, Field Piece (detail) - Nude sit in, performance / installation, 1971, (courtesy of the artist and The Box Gallery, L.A.)
This tantalizing show at 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica, on view through December 16, 2011, illuminates the works of five groundbreaking artists and artists groups who have been central to the alternative artist’s space movement in Southern California since the early 1970’s. Collaboration Labs: Southern California Artists and the Artist Space Movement, is part of the expansive arts initiative Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980
Shepard Fairey, Rose Girl
Party with some of LA’s most influential movers and shakers at the Annual Benefit Auction
for the nationally recognized art non-profit Los Angeles Art Association
on July 30th. Sip champagne and savor food by Nobu at the VIP preview, then join the excitement of the live art auction.
Visitors are loving Beauty CULTure, breaking attendance records at Annenberg Space for Photography. Featuring works from over 100 acclaimed photographers, Beauty CULTure examines photography’s role in capturing and defining notions of modern female beauty and how these images profoundly influence our lives in both celebratory and disturbing ways. Among the nearly 700 print and digital images are works by Melvin Sokolsky, Tyen, Lillian Bassman, Matthew Rolston, Herb Ritts, Bert Stern and other world-renowned beauty, fashion and fine art photographers.