Takashi Murakami wants to always mask up, is fascinated by NFTs

Takahashi Murakami’s “Unfamiliar People” was inspired during COVID lockdowns when the artist watched his two children play the popular Nintendo video game “Animal Crossing.” Photo by Joshua White.

Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow” is Takashi Murakami's first solo exhibit at The Broad. The interactive show explores pandemic life, natural disasters, augmented reality, and NFTs. 

In the November runoff, if LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva’s opponents consolidate to support former Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna, Villanueva will have a tough fight. 

Voters recalled San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin on Tuesday. What does it mean for the progressive prosecutor movement, and LA DA George Gascón? 

Dianne Feinstein’s failure to keep her promise of protecting abortion rights shows how she has let progressive victories slip away under their watch, says writer Rebecca Traister.