News — Los Angeles Art


This week's feature artist is local LA street artist, Shark Toof. Shark Toof has been covering the walls of LA for years now and has created a multifaceted visual language that uses his iconic, often wheat pasted, shark image to communicate ideas of culture and social dynamics. Most recently the artist worked on a large wall at Jose de Diego Middle School in Miami during Art Week. Shark Toof combines the conventional messages of street art culture with a broader message of social awareness.

ART NEWS: The Broad Museum Preview

This past holiday weekend marked the sneak peek preview of the newly erected Broad Museum in downtown Los Angeles. For ten dollars the public was able to step inside the unfinished structure and experience a special light and sound based exhibition on the museum’s top floor. The exhibit “Sky-lit: Volume, Light and Sound at the Broad” consisted of a light projection coupled with a soundscape piece on the adjacent side of the vast gallery space. The Swedish artist B. J. Nilsen created the sound work called DTLA, especially for this occasion; “Nilsen will bring the soundscape of downtown...