Lauren Halsey

Lauren Halsey's Metropolitan Museum rooftop commission: a pharaonic temple merging ancient Egypt with Los Angeles

For the New York installation, the Californian artist has carved onto a concrete pavilion references to Afrofuturism and funk music and images of her family and friends

Powerhouse Los Angeles gallery David Kordansky lands in Chelsea

The gallery opened its Chelsea showroom with an exhibition by one of its rising stars, Lauren Halsey, who will transform the Met’s rooftop next summer

Los Angeles artist Lauren Halsey will create the Metropolitan Museum’s next rooftop commission

The immersive work will feature symbolism from utopian to architecture and ancient Egyptian art, as well as references to South Central Los Angeles