Alexander Calder’s “Calder: Nonspace” in DTLA

This indoor/outdoor show celebrates the American sculptor's brilliant understanding of space

Alexander Calder is alive in Downtown LA‘s Hauser & Wirth through the brilliant Calder: Nonspace show—the beloved, departed artist’s first solo show in the city since 2013. The exhibition spans work from 1939 to 1976, including the brilliant artist’s mobiles and maquettes, free-standing structures and floating shapes. The title and thematic arc of the show is inspired by novelist James Jones’ notion of “nonspace” in relationship to …

Daniel Arsham Looks to the Future’s Past

A studio visit with the acclaimed artist ahead of his new show, 3018

Daniel Arsham finds himself, and his work, at the intersection of many mediums—tactile art, architecture, performance and, with his newest show in particular, anthropology. Arsham’s upcoming exhibition, 3018 at Perrotin New York, recreates significant objects in popular culture with a dystopian filter. Features of the show include a 1981 Delorean, 1961 Ferrari 250GT and a cast of famous cartoon characters—among other relics from popular films and his …

Mindset by Mambo

Global street artist Flavien Demarigny settles into LA with a collaborative group show tied by "strong personalities"

by Vivianne Lapointe Chilean-born, Paris-bred, Los Angeles-based contemporary artist Flavien Demarigny aka Mambo can now add curator to his list of skills. His collaborative exhibition titled “Mindset” at the newly opened Lacen Project in Hollywood this evening, 31 May, will unveil six new artworks by six artists and friends Demarigny has known and shared wall space with for years—from Paris to Los Angeles, New York …