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For Artist Brenda Chi, Painting Chinatown Became a Form of Healing

As attacks on Asians proliferated and the COVID crisis ravaged an already rapidly gentrifying L.A. neighborhood, Chi set about chronicling Chinatown in stunning detail
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‘I’ve Got Nothing More to Hide’: Polly Borland Puts Her Nude Selfies on Display

Of her new project 'Nudie' the legendary L.A.-based photographer says, 'It was time for me to do what I’d done to others'
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A Storied Highland Park Studio Is Still Shedding New Light on Stained Glass

After 120-plus years, Judson Studios is making stained glass that's exciting to 21st century eyes
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How Patrisse Cullors Is Staying Focused in the Post-Trump Era

The artist, activist, and BLM cofounder has a book and multiple projects in the works. But first, a worldwide Electric Slide dance party
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Painter Chaz Guest’s Long, Lively Road to Art-World Acclaim

The longtime Angeleno finally has a studio of his own to welcome serious collectors, curators—and a new level of fame
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Nigerian Artist Tonia Nneji Weaves Her Health Struggles Into Her Work

The 28-year-old artist talks about religion, superstition, and her "traumatic, dramatic" experience with polycystic ovarian syndrome
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Since LACMA Sold His House, Michael Govan Has Been Chilling in a Trailer Park

Since exiting two LACMA-funded manses, the controversial museum director has been camping out in slightly different Malibu digs
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A New Art Series Celebrates the Vibrant Life of Dr. Martin Luther King

Artists selected by BLM organizers take inspiration from the iconic figure in moments of joy, reflection, and love