In South LA’s Crenshaw District, a 1.3 mile public art project promises to honor a neighborhood’s history -- and stand against the threat of gentrification, as the train rolls in. As LA’s awards season gets underway so does its art season. The LA Times’ Deborah Vankin explains a packed calendar of art fairs and how they mesh with Tinseltown, as well as a changing and expanding museum scene.
Destination Crenshaw; LA Art Season
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Destination Crenshaw: 1.3 miles of "unapologetically black" art
When Metro announced that a 1.3 mile section of the Crenshaw/LAX light-rail line, currently under construction, was planned to go through Crenshaw’s main thoroughfare,...