Beto Shwafaty is a Brazilian conceptual artist, visual researcher and critic.
Alexandre Arrechea, Havana, 2015 Image courtesy Galeria Nara Roesle
In the late 1950s, the art critic Mario Pedrosa said that Brazilians were condemned to be modern. He was writing…
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Edward Goldman talks about soul-searching exhibitions by two Los Angeles artists, Don Bachardy and Kenzi Shiokava.
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Critics are still airing concerns about LACMA’s redesign, as LA County Supervisors voted to release $117.5 million towards the $650 million cost of the museum’s extension, designed by…
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Warner Music just moved its employees to a new home in an old factory building in the Arts District.
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Los Angeles clothing designer Waraire Boswell talks fashion in pop culture history.
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This week, you can: learn about the trans-media career of a pioneering digital designer; appreciate keshiki in Japanese ceramics; track down wildlife in Los Angeles; discuss…
Apr. 15from Design and Architecture
Chris Cander’s The Weight of a Piano explores characters with passionate attachments to things that have been lost.
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Actor Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine talks going from Connecticut to "The Chi".
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