Featuring paintings, sketches, and lithographs, Coyote Leaves the Res: The Art of Harry Fonseca focuses on the recurring figure of Coyote, a trickster, shape shifter, and storyteller capable of moving undetected between different worlds. This exhibition explores the complexity of Harry Fonseca’s (Nisenan Maidu, Hawaiian, Portuguese, 1946–2006) art within the context of a contemporary world, in which new freedoms and old biases often exist side-by-side. As both a gay man and a person of mixed heritage, Fonseca used his work as a vehicle for self-discovery a means of navigating different aspects of his life and identity during a time when ideas about Native peoples were often driven by outside forces, including commercial markets, tourism, and historical clichés. Fonseca was an instrumental force in reshaping Native art with his trademark blend of traditional imagery, contemporary experience, and vibrant color and form. As he used his art to explore both his personal journey and the role of history in shaping Native consciousness in the present, Fonseca sought to expand definitions of American Indian art and to shatter the expectations and stereotypes that had long confined it.
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AGCC proudly presents Bridging San Pedro: Visual Literacy as Community Practice, an exhibition that highlights the community’s relationships to the land and sea. Curated by jill moniz, this project extends visual literacy and action to empower community and place. Artists and community members come together to honor the past, articulate the complexities of the present and forge a visually communal, participatory language and making that bridges San Pedro. Artists June Edmonds, Cole James, Blue McRight, and Alexis Slickelman will exhibit…
Bransdall Junior Arts Center Gallery presents
“MMXX The Roaring 1920’s-2020” Adult Student Exhibition
2020 Adult Student Exhibition at Barnsdall Junior Arts Center Gallery Artist’s Reception, Friday, February 14, 2020, 6 to 9:00 p.m. Roaring 1920s or 2020 Themed Costumes Encouraged! Sponsored by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs in association with the Barnsdall Art Center Student Advisory Committee
Join us at the 2020 Martin Luther King Freedom Festival and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., through music, art, and activism. The Kingdom Day Parade passionately honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and has grown from its humble beginnings into the largest and longest-running Birthday Celebration in the nation! This year, 2020 would have been Dr. King’s 91st birthday. Although he never reached the age of 40, his legacy will live…
Situated amid the Downtown Los Angeles skyscrapers, the rink will be open for ice skating daily, including holidays. There will also be a variety of free activities, including live concerts, youth programs, and special events. Mondays through Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., Fridays 11:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m., Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m., Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. $9 per hour, $4 Skate rental
Mark Bradford’s 150 Portrait Tone, a mural-size composition that contains elements of both abstraction and realism, is based on an idea for a work that the artist conceived after the fatal shooting of Philando Castile by a police officer in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.