Word of Mouth: West Adams, Los Angeles

This neighborhood has a rich history and a focus on the future, thanks to innovative uses of space and community-minded initiatives

In South Los Angeles, West Adams—one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city—spans from Culver City to Downtown. Historic homes built in a dizzying array of styles from Georgian Revival to Alpine Craftsman, Queen Anne and Dutch Colonial line the streets. The Glen Lukens Home and Studio (designed by mid-century modernist Raphael Soriano for ceramicist Glen Lukens) has been painstakingly preserved by its new owner. …

Barbara Kruger: Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You

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Challenging power, control, capitalism and patriarchy, legendary artist Barbara Kruger wields words and visuals to delve into systemic failures. Her work can be traced across five decades in Barbara Kruger: Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You, a comprehensive book featuring her paste-ups from the 1980s, digital creations from the past decades, site-specific installations, commissioned work and multichannel videos. Altogether, this volume (published …

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