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L.A. on Fire: Artists React to a City That’s Forever in Flames

In a new show at Wilding Cran Gallery, more than 50 artists reflect on the truest expression of the L.A. landscape: fire

Terminated Marciano Art Foundation Employees Showed Up to Work Anyway on Friday

Holding picket signs aloft, the laid-off employees demanded to be let back in to the suddenly shuttered museum
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Marciano Art Foundation Shutters, Blaming Low Attendance—Former Employees Have Other Theories

Just days after staffers announced their intent to unionize, the Wilshire Boulevard museum has closed with "no plans to reopen"
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Shepard Fairey Looks Back at 30 Years of Dissent—and Forward to the Coming Election

The L.A.-based muralist behind everything from Andre the Giant stickers to the Obama “hope” poster displays work new and old in a retrospective in DTLA
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Seth Bogart’s New Ceramics Shop Wiggles Is an Installation as Much as It’s a Store

Kool cigarettes, wagging tongues, and lots of wiggles fill the new Highland Park storefront
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The Best Exhibits at Museums and Galleries in L.A. in November

Your guide to new openings, must-sees, and what you need to catch while you can
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Compton-Raised Mike Elizalde Makes Some of the Movies’ Scariest Monsters

His Glendale-based monster lab is responsible for everything from the Demogorgon in 'Stranger Things' to the Pale Lady from 'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark'
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L.A.’s Last Artist Colony Appears Set for Displacement on November 1

Santa Fe Art Colony has provided homes and studios to artists for decades. Under a new owner, residents are bracing for rent hikes of up to $3,000 per month.
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A Janitor in an Immigrant Detention Center Turned Confiscated Items into Works of Art

From a baby shoe to a diary entry to a collection of toothbrushes, photographer Tom Kiefer made "trash" into a reflection on humanity
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Shirin Neshat Brings the Nostalgia and Rage of Her Immigrant Experience to the Broad

The Iranian artist, who relocated to L.A. as a teen, debuts an immersive film as part of the DTLA museum's massive retrospective