ArtNet’s Guide to Frieze Los Angeles

For anyone who plans to navigate LA’s debut international art fair week, ArtNet has assembled a guide to Frieze and the tangential fairs. As an anchor event, Frieze Los Angeles will bring an onslaught of galleries to the city for the first time. Felix, Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Spring Break LA, stART Up and Superfine will surely dazzle, delight or confound with their offerings. All the …

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Restoring King Tut's tomb, turning waste into new materials, previewing Frieze LA and more from around the internet

Tracey Emin on Her Deeply Personal Work Once stricken by poverty, abandonment and other traumas, acclaimed artist Tracey Emin turned to art as a lifeline and an expression of herself. In doing so, she also broadened common conceptions of art—what it is, what it can be, and who can make it. “I feel physically ill if I don’t make work, I don’t create,” she explains …

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Test riding the hoverboard, digital detox, an alien voiced by Kathleen Hanna and more in this week's look around the web

1. A 390-Year-Old Bonsai Tree that Survived an Atomic Bomb Washington DC’s National Arboretum will honor its oldest artifact this week: a 390-year-old bonsai tree from Japan. But perhaps more impressive than its age is the tree’s history—which was fortuitously revealed in 2001. The miniature white pine is actually a survivor of the 9,700-pound atomic bomb that hit Hiroshima and was quietly donated to the …