Standout Virtual Programming From NYC + LA Art Institutions

Peruse everything from paintings to poetry readings and performances

For so many of us, art is an essential part our daily life—making it, enjoying it, sharing it. While museums and galleries are closed, the overwhelming feeling of being immersed and surrounded by beautiful, ancient and special things isn’t possible. But, as many may be aware, art institutions all over the world are stepping up their online offerings. Some have simply uploaded more images to …

Go “Beyond The Streets” In Los Angeles

A union of seminal graffiti artists and those they inspired

by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick It’s hard to speak about Los Angeles’ “Beyond The Streets” without mentioning “Art In The Streets,” the landmark 2011 MOCA show that surveyed the world of graffiti and street art. Both incorporate big names in the game (like Retna, SWOON and Barry McGee) with all work displayed in engaging, interactive ways. Both sprung up in Downtown Los Angeles, on the outskirts …

JapanLA Merges The Simpsons + Hello Kitty

Worlds collide for two iconic anniversaries in this new collection by the kawaii retailer

Let the clamoring begin, because it very well may be one of the cutest—and most surprising—combos in history. A year after Sanrio and Twentieth Century Fox announced the The Simpsons and Hello Kitty brand licensing opportunities in anticipation of Sanrio’s 40th anniversary along with The Simpson’s 25th this year (teasing the public with a picture of just the top of the heads of the Simpsons’ …