Los Angeles

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

Five years on, Frieze Los Angeles has grown up without growing old

Long doubted, the fair proves it is here to stay with its latest edition

Winning by a whisker: the rodents of Sharif Farrag’s Rat Race face off at Frieze Los Angeles

Stuffed-animal bodies sporting ceramic heads, hubcaps and their own licence plates roam Frieze

Judy Baca turns Lacma into her studio as she charts the history of Los Angeles

The artist is working on sections of 'The Great Wall of Los Angeles' at the museum

‘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

How artist-run gallery The Pit is helping to form a new art district in Los Angeles

The founders are breaking the mould by moving into the Eastside neighbourhood Atwater Village—with others soon to follow

Meet the next generation of Los Angeles galleries

Even as out-of-town dealers open outposts in Hollywood and Melrose Hill, a fast-rising cohort of local artists, gallerists and curators is experimenting and thriving

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Giving Los Angeles back its lungs: PST Art exhibitions will uncover the links between art, water and ecology

California’s water crisis is the backdrop to several hard-hitting shows, which will open across the state in September

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Aiming for the stars: PST Art exhibitions will show what happens when scientists and artists mix

In the highly speculative and experimental fields of rocket science and astrophysics that ushered in the space age, artists and scientists ended up inspiring each other

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‘The things we make are time machines’: Cannupa Hanska Luger on his PST Art exhibitions

In three exhibitions in Southern California this September the artist imagines future worlds for Indigenous peoples — and allows children to create their own world with Velcro

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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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Michael Werner Gallery to open Los Angeles branch in May

The inaugural exhibition will feature the unlikely pairing of works by Markus Lüpertz and Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

30 archaeological artefacts returned to Mexican authorities in Los Angeles ceremony

Objects ranging from the 1st century to the 15th century were handed over at the Mexican consulate in Los Angeles earlier this month

Divisive Los Angeles dealer Stefan Simchowitz runs for US Senate

Once dubbed “the art world’s patron satan”, the gallerist is hoping to take the Californian seat formerly held by the late Dianne Feinstein

Art Basel in Miami Beach Diary: George Clinton is in the pink, Alex Israel chills out, and life models draw a (drawing) crowd

Plus: a million reasons to score at basketball, Hew Locke's golden opportunity, and your chance to win a koala

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Akinsanya Kambon wins Hammer Museum’s $100,000 Mohn Award

The prize, plus two others of $25,000 each, are given to artists participating in the museum’s “Made in LA” biennial

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

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Mark Bradford wins $500,000 Getty Prize

As stipulated in the award's new rules, the Los Angeles-based abstract artist will donate the money to a non-profit of his choosing

‘One of the great museum directors of her generation’: Ann Philbin to retire after 25 years leading the Hammer Museum

Philbin transformed the University of California, Los Angeles's campus museum (originally built to house an oil magnate's Old Masters) into a world-class contemporary art institution

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 3D documentary tells the multidimensional story of American artist H.C. Westermann

Westermann’s hand-carved wooden sculptures pop off cinema screens in Los Angeles and Chicago this month

$1.5m bronze Buddha statue stolen from Los Angeles gallery

A single thief allegedly maneuvered the 250-pound sculpture, dating from Japan’s Edo Period, out of the Barakat Gallery’s backyard and into a rental truck

An environmental art festival in Los Angeles seeks to counteract climate despair and inspire action

The organisers of Earth Edition, a new festival at CalArts, are seeking to showcase “what is being done that’s positive, that’s solutions-oriented”

South African gallery Southern Guild opening a permanent space in Los Angeles

The Cape Town-based art and design gallery will inaugurate its Los Angeles location in February of 2024

Hundreds of works from Los Angeles's infamous Ace Gallery to be liquidated via online auction

At least $230,000 worth of art and ephemera is being offered to repay creditors in the gallery's 2013 bankruptcy