Author: Martin Wong

Editorial

There are plenty of important pieces of art right across the way from Musée de l'Orangerie at the Louvre. Venus de Milo, Liberty Leading the People, Raft of the Medusa, Mona Lisa, Oath of the Horatii--they're worth fighting crowds to see in person. But Tokyo-Paris: Masterpieces from Bridgestone Museum of Art, Collection Ishibashi Foundation really...

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This season we've been making pit stops on the drive back to Los Angeles from Mammoth: Manzanar, Alabama Hills, Red Rocks. Two weeks ago, we pulled over at the Vasquez Rocks. I've been wanting to check them out ever since visiting the Alabama Hills and being tipped that they weren't actually the site of Kirk...

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Roots: Asian American Movements in Los Angeles 1968-1980s at the Chinese American Museum in El Pueblo de Los Angeles documents the Black Panther-inspired Yellow Power Movement in which Asian Americans united to stand up against oppression, fight for their communities, and effect change in society. Roots actually opened to a packed audience one day before our...

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I vividly recall the feeling when Superflat show opened at MOCA. The line stretched across the Pacific Design Center campus, music was blasting from a tented reception area, and contemporary art was suddenly cool for fans of fashion, comics, and rock 'n' roll. The annual L.A. Art Book Fair at MOCA in Little Tokyo is kind...