Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Underwater art, discoveries in Spanish caves, Black architects' impact on NOLA and much more

Black Architects’ History of “Immeasurable Impact” on New Orleans “Before the Civil War,” Architectural Digest reports, “New Orleans had the largest group of free people of color in the United States.” Though they have largely been omitted from history books, this persevering, prosperous group of citizens contributed substantially to the architectural development and present-day identity of the city—influencing stucco Creole cottages and larger town houses, which …

The Inaugural Gallery Weekend Los Angeles + Felix Art Fair 2021

From 28 July to 1 August, more than 80 Los Angeles galleries united—under the organizing entity Gallery Platform LA—for an inaugural weekend of events (arranged by neighborhood) that aimed to make the city’s art scene more accessible. Coinciding with the milestone event, Felix Art Fair (representing 29 galleries) returned to the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel for its third iteration. The pioneering fair once again allowed guests …

Forecasting Exhibitor + Special Project Highlights from Felix LA 2020

An abundance of exceptional contemporary works and performances throughout the fair at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Both Felix and Frieze exceeded expectations with inaugural Los Angeles editions in 2019. Surprise and delight defined the discourse. Standards were set. And, for the most part, collectors, gallerists and artists had fun in the process. Felix LA, founded by art collector Dean Valentine and dealers Mills Morán and Al Morán of Morán Morán, returns to the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel for a sophomore chapter. Its mission …