This South African Street Artist Moved to L.A. to Explore the Politics of Being Human

From a Skid Row mural to her Echo Park studio, Faith XLVII is making her mark

L.A. Graffiti: From Public Nuisance to Art World Phenomenon

First off, the spray-painted letters and stenciled scrawls all over Los Angeles aren’t street art. They’re graffiti art—a semantic distinction often blurred by the most passionate fans of this...

The 5 Best Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend

A history class on chocolate where you get to eat the chocolate? Yes, please

Our Photo Editor Picks 3 Must-See Events at Paris Photo Los Angeles

In 2013, Paris Photo Los Angeles left the City of Light for the first time in its 17-year history to visit the City of Angels. This weekend, it returns for round two
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North Korean Defector Sun Mu Is Turning Propaganda Art on Its Head

His first U.S. solo exhibition features paintings of the Supreme Leader—but now they represent freedom

Escape to a Mid-Century Modern Weekend

A party, exhibition, and documentary films take you back to 1950s and '60s Los Angeles
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Oakley’s Artistic Take on Women and Skateboards

A photograph exhibit at the brand's pop-up hangout explores L.A. from a rolling perspective

Street Art Spotter: Septerhed Transforms a City Wall Into Beachfront Property

Whales and dolphins and jellyfish: a menagerie of sea creatures.

Framed: The Stuff of Life Looks Like an Angel of Death in “Col Noir”

A new June Wayne retrospective presents a lifelong artistic explorer

8 Awesome Things To Do This Weekend, 3/18

From a Leon Bridges concert to a Riot Grrrl film fest, it’s going to be a busy couple of days