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Aspen Art Fair is newest addition to wealthy Colorado town’s art calendar

The Rocky Mountain culture crush continues with a second art fair taking place the same week as Intersect Aspen

Getty’s PST Art initiative goes green for science-centric edition

As it prepares for its next Southern California-wide programme launching in September, the Getty is supporting participants’ efforts to reduce their environmental impacts

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Employment in California’s creative economy took a hit in 2023, but ‘museums were leading the way’ to growth

The latest Otis College of Art and Design report on the state’s arts economy found every sector experienced declines in employment last year—except the fine and performing arts

Palm Springs Art Museum launches permanent LGBTQ+ programming

The California institution’s new Q+ Art initiative is the first of its kind in the US and includes exhibitions, public programming, acquisitions and awards

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The artist ‘bending’ the Los Angeles River

Lauren Bon is hoping her new project can save some of Southern California’s most precious resource: water

John Lennon drawing coming up at auction in California

The sale at Analogr in Glendale features an original work by the late Beatle, which has a note from his widow, the artist Yoko Ono, on the back

‘Largest Black public art project in the US’ to launch in Los Angeles this spring

Conceived as an outdoor museum, with murals and sculptures by artists both world-renowned and locally beloved, Destination Crenshaw aims to preserve a close-knit community

Spring Break art fair in Los Angeles puts personality first at fifth edition

The fair continues to push back against the white cube model with plenty of characterful stands and satirical works

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Colour visions: PST Art shows how technology and art have shaped cinema

Several of the exhibitions in PST Art in Los Angeles this September will tell the history of the film industry while also looking to the future

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'The biggest arts project in the US': PST Art to bring dozens of exhibitions to Los Angeles and Southern California this September

The third PST Art, presented by the Getty, will be focused on the connections between art and science

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Albert Frey’s Aluminaire House finds a home 

The Swiss architect's building for the future has—at last—found a permanent location in Palm Springs

Los Angeles museum repatriates Asante artefacts to Ghana

The Fowler Museum at UCLA has repatriated seven artefacts that were taken during the Sagrenti War of 1874

The 'world's first art amusement park' rides again

With attractions by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Sonia Delaunay, David Hockney, Roy Lichtenstein and others, the resurrected Luna Luna opens in Los Angeles this month

In the latest Made in LA biennial, art and life are one

The latest edition of the Hammer Museum’s closely-watched biennial takes its title, “Acts of Living”, from a comment by revered Southern California assemblage sculptor Noah Purifoy

New Mexico Museum of Art adds $20.2m contemporary art outpost

The new Vladem Contemporary, which adds exhibition, education and storage space, aims to showcase recent art in a state best-known for its Modernist traditions

Los Angeles’s Self Help Graphics marks 50 years with $14.9m renovation

The beloved non-profit is undertaking an extensive revamp of its home, a former seafood packing plant near the Downtown Arts District

Getty reveals $17m in funding and 50-plus exhibitions for 2024 edition of Pacific Standard Time

The science-themed initiative will span museums and organisations big and small throughout Southern California

Mindful of its footprint, Desert X returns to the Coachella Valley and mulls expansion

The California biennial, which controversially expanded to Saudi Arabia, is eyeing another international edition

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‘I painted and painted and painted, and I refound myself’: Sharon Stone on her first solo show

The actor returned to painting during pandemic lockdowns and used her practice to process difficult periods in her personal life and professional career

A paragon of Desert Modern architecture becomes an art gallery

Art dealer Peter Blake is renting the Palm Springs house that renowned architect William F. Cody built for himself

New York dealer Sean Kelly’s son takes the reins at Los Angeles outpost

Sean Kelly Gallery, a powerhouse of the New York art scene yet for a long time one of the few major players without a location in another city, has kept things in the family at its West Coast space

Seeking more space, a San Francisco dealer relocates to the suburbs

Anthony Meier is joining many of the City by the Bay’s residents who have migrated out of the centre to more spacious surroundings since the start of the pandemic

City of Santa Monica acquires Edgar Ramirez painting from Frieze Los Angeles

Collaboration enables the work from the fair’s Focus section to join the Art Bank collection of the local municipality

Hollywood’s newest art space takes up residence in artist's future burial plot

Nao Bustamante unveils Los Angeles's most ghoulish gallery space in the legendary Hollywood Forever cemetery

Former Los Angeles train depot, transformed into an arts centre in the 1990s, bounces back with influx of new galleries

Municipal support during the pandemic and an influx of new tenants is helping to restore Santa Monica's Bergamot Station Arts Center to its former glory

A bracing VR ride through Ancient Egypt accompanies Ramses II exhibition

A traveling exhibition about the Pharoah of Pharaohs includes ancient artefacts on loan from Egypt, curatorial texts and a $20 VR experience “guided” by Ramses II’s queen, Nefertari

The rediscovery of Abstract Expressionist Bernice Bing

The Chinese American artist, who died at age 62 in relative obscurity, is the subject of an illuminating exhibition at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco

Contemporary and historic photographs capture moments of political urgency in Houston’s FotoFest biennial

The 19th edition of the photography exhibition is on view across various venues in the Texan metropolis