Hand-Painted Sign Tote

Celebrating the humble but glorious hand-painted sign, this Los Angeles County Museum of Art tote features artwork by Ben Klevay’s She Chimp. The full address and phone number for the museum appears on one side and their LACMA acronym is on the other. Made from 100% cotton that is fabricated and printed in Southern California, this bag is a sturdy and comfortable option for carrying …

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

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 …

Artist Luchita Hurtado’s Sudden Success at 99

Venezeula-born, California-based artist Luchita Hurtado’s success at 99 years old came rather late (she’s been painting since the 1940s) and somewhat unintentionally, but she’s embraced it. For many years, she was known as an artist’s wife (she was married to Austrian surrealist Wolfgang Paalen, then American painter Lee Mullican, with whom she has a son, artist Matt Mullican) and spent “decades cheering them on while quietly …