Fantastical Landscapes from Frieze Los Angeles and Felix Art Fair

Scenes that envision a world as only an artist can

With renewed exuberance, Frieze Los Angeles and Felix Art Fair opened their doors last week; the former within sprawling tents across from The Beverly Hilton hotel, the latter in the corridors of the Hollywood Roosevelt hotel. Frieze, an acclaimed contemporary art fair that also passes through London, New York City and (for the first time this year) Seoul, presented an astounding array of work. Felix, an LA-only …

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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 …