Los Angeles

The Broad will reimagine a famed Joseph Beuys reforestation project

Inspired by '7000 Eichen (7000 Oaks)' and organised in conjunction with PST Art, the initiative coincides with a major solo show of the artist’s work

Getty’s PST Art initiative will open with a colossal Cai Guo-Qiang fireworks display

The artist’s daytime fireworks event, incorporating drones and artificial intelligence, will take place in and above the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on 15 September

Megan Mulrooney, a former director at Nino Mier, will open her own gallery in his old Los Angeles space

A native of Los Angeles, Mulrooney aims to highlight emerging and mid-career artists at her eponymous gallery

After public vote, Los Angeles Natural History Museum’s star dinosaur fossil christened with unusual gname

The 75ft-long sauropod fossil will go on prominent display when the museum’s new entry pavilion opens this autumn

Sidney Felsen, co-founder of influential Los Angeles printmaking studio Gemini GEL, has died, aged 99

Felsen was also a trained artist and prolific photographer, who documented his close contact with the artists who worked at Gemini

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Employment in California’s creative economy took a hit in 2023, but ‘museums were leading the way’ to growth

The latest Otis College of Art and Design report on the state’s arts economy found every sector experienced declines in employment last year—except the fine and performing arts

Los Angeles's Institute of Contemporary Art reveals details of $12m revamp and expansion

The downtown museum has announced an ambitious renovation plan that centers local artists

Lauren Halsey to create outdoor sculpture park in South Central, Los Angeles

In addition to the temporary sculpture park, Halsey will open a community centre in 2026 through her non-profit Summaeverythang

Los Angeles non-profit LAXART prepares to re-open in new home with new name

The art space's first commission under its new name, the Brick, is a mural of Pope.L by the 3B Collective

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The artist ‘bending’ the Los Angeles River

Lauren Bon is hoping her new project can save some of Southern California’s most precious resource: water

The Broad museum in Los Angeles reveals $100m expansion plans

The institution has re-enlisted the architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro to create a new wing that will expand its gallery space by 70%

Revisiting Jean-Michel Basquiat's Los Angeles breakthroughs

New show, co-curated by Larry Gagosian, includes works Basquiat made with dismantled fenceposts from the property in Venice that he used as a studio

John Lennon drawing coming up at auction in California

The sale at Analogr in Glendale features an original work by the late Beatle, which has a note from his widow, the artist Yoko Ono, on the back

Five years on, Frieze Los Angeles has grown up without growing old

Long doubted, the fair proves it is here to stay with its latest edition

Winning by a whisker: the rodents of Sharif Farrag’s Rat Race face off at Frieze Los Angeles

Stuffed-animal bodies sporting ceramic heads, hubcaps and their own licence plates roam Frieze

Judy Baca turns Lacma into her studio as she charts the history of Los Angeles

The artist is working on sections of 'The Great Wall of Los Angeles' at the museum

‘Largest Black public art project in the US’ to launch in Los Angeles this spring

Conceived as an outdoor museum, with murals and sculptures by artists both world-renowned and locally beloved, Destination Crenshaw aims to preserve a close-knit community

How artist-run gallery The Pit is helping to form a new art district in Los Angeles

The founders are breaking the mould by moving into the Eastside neighbourhood Atwater Village—with others soon to follow

Meet the next generation of Los Angeles galleries

Even as out-of-town dealers open outposts in Hollywood and Melrose Hill, a fast-rising cohort of local artists, gallerists and curators is experimenting and thriving

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Giving Los Angeles back its lungs: PST Art exhibitions will uncover the links between art, water and ecology

California’s water crisis is the backdrop to several hard-hitting shows, which will open across the state in September

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Aiming for the stars: PST Art exhibitions will show what happens when scientists and artists mix

In the highly speculative and experimental fields of rocket science and astrophysics that ushered in the space age, artists and scientists ended up inspiring each other

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‘The things we make are time machines’: Cannupa Hanska Luger on his PST Art exhibitions

In three exhibitions in Southern California this September the artist imagines future worlds for Indigenous peoples — and allows children to create their own world with Velcro

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Colour visions: PST Art shows how technology and art have shaped cinema

Several of the exhibitions in PST Art in Los Angeles this September will tell the history of the film industry while also looking to the future

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'The biggest arts project in the US': PST Art to bring dozens of exhibitions to Los Angeles and Southern California this September

The third PST Art, presented by the Getty, will be focused on the connections between art and science

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Michael Werner Gallery to open Los Angeles branch in May

The inaugural exhibition will feature the unlikely pairing of works by Markus Lüpertz and Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

30 archaeological artefacts returned to Mexican authorities in Los Angeles ceremony

Objects ranging from the 1st century to the 15th century were handed over at the Mexican consulate in Los Angeles earlier this month

Divisive Los Angeles dealer Stefan Simchowitz runs for US Senate

Once dubbed “the art world’s patron satan”, the gallerist is hoping to take the Californian seat formerly held by the late Dianne Feinstein