Sarah Silverman Ate Some Pizza and Talked About Her Mom, the Movies & Jewishness / CRAVE

Sarah Silverman glided onto the stage at LACMA on Thursday night for the program An Evening. . . with Sarah Silverman where she spoke with Elvis Mitchell, curator of Film Independent at LACMA, about her massive body of work, which includes comedy, acting, production and writing. The two-time Emmy Award winner got super honest with the audience, expressing […]

Back From Rebellion: Noah Purifoy’s Socially Charged Junk Sculptures Return to Los Angeles / Artsy

Noah Purifoy’s art practice was sparked after the 1965 Watts rebellion, during a charged period in Los Angeles’ history of racism. It was August 11, 1965 and a young African-American motorist named Marquette Frye was pulled over by California highway patrolman Lee W. Minikus on suspicion of driving while intoxicated; the incident occurred in Watts, […]

Curating the Mind of John Altoon / Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — John Altoon lived in Venice, California, back in the day, during the 1960s, before the ’70s kicked into polyester high gear. In his current retrospective at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, curator Carol S. Eliel organizes a view of this Los Angeles artist’s work that spans from his early beginnings in art — […]