Flower-Headed Children is the first comprehensive museum survey of New York-based artist and curator Jaishri Abichandani’s varied creative production. Over her 25-year career, Abichandani has utilized folk and vernacular aesthetics and craft-based materials to create intricate figurative sculptures and painted portraits. Her works open traditional devotional iconography and narratives to contemporary anti-racist, feminist, queer, and politically radical possibilities.
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Jaishri Abichandani: Flower-Headed Children:
The Power and Transformation of One Resource, Lint
The Power and Transformation of One Resource, Lint Art in the Park is excited to welcome artist Veronica De Jesus, @veronicadejesusart, art for a series of workshops organized around resources. The first two workshops on February 15 and 22 will focus on the transformation of lint, the byproduct of washing our clothes. We will spend time with this discarded material, lint. Lint will be our powersource, putting both a light on both the fragility and power of resources. We will look…
‘Blissful Introspection’ by Komla Letsu Phillip
This solo show by Komla Letsu Phillip is a collective of acrylic canvases painted by the artist in his studio in Ho, Ghana. In his first solo presentation, Komla promotes genuine acceptance of oneself. In a world where we are constantly stimulated, Komla uses his work to express what silence makes him feel. The works depict figures in lively settings with distinctive blue eyes that subliminally signify mental peace.
Leimert Park Night Market
Experience flavor and treats from across the African Diaspora in a night market curated by Black Women Vedors. Local Black women-owned food businesses bring you cuisine from Jamaica, Ethiopia, and Belize, to name a few. You can also enjoy savory soul food from the heart of Louisiana or try Philly-inspired vegan street food creations. For the encore, quench your thirst with hand-crafted juices and satisfy a sweet tooth with mouth-watering desserts and ice cream.
Leimert Park Night Market
Don’t know what to do for dinner on a busy Wednesday evening? All this and more at the Leimert Park Night Market Powered by Black Women Vendors. Pull up to enjoy great food & music.
The Trailblazing Career of Mary Louise Schmidt
The Trailblazing Career of Mary Louise Schmidt: How the 1936 House and Garden Exhibition Became a Launching Pad for Innovative Small Homes in Los Angeles and Reshaped the Built Environment of California In 1936, little-known housing advocate and shrewd businesswoman Mary Louise Schmidt organized what might be the most significant architecture show of the 20th century — right here in Los Angeles. This free self-guided Trail map and research report explores the exteriors of the still-standing homes featured at…