tagged: WCCW

What Do Artists Eat? Studio Cooking Serves Up Performance, Art, and Your Next Meal

by Andrea Alessi
In 1990, Rirkrit Tiravanija dished out Pad Thai to visitors at the opening of his exhibition at Paula Allen Gallery in New York. It was a meal, and it was art—dematerialized and suspended in a web of social interactions. Today that ephemeral meal-artwork has achieved almost mythical status, living on as the standard bearer of what came to be known as Relational Aesthetics.  More than 20 years later, food, and the acts of making and consuming it, continues to be a site of meaning and... [more]
Posted by Andrea Alessi on 11/9/15

The Best Non-Profit Art Spaces in Los Angeles

by Lauren McQuade
   ART + PRACTICE Art + Pratice. Courtesy A+P and The Hammer Museum   Art + Practice (A+P) is a nonprofit founded by artist and Leimert Park native Mark Bradford, philanthropist and collector Eileen Harris Norton, and social activist Allan DiCastro. With the South Los Angeles neighborhood’s reputation as an African American cultural destination, the so-called “Leimert Park Renaissance” will no doubt feed off of A+P’s community-centered programming—A+P has already been providing the... [more]
Posted by Lauren McQuade on 8/2/15
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