RECOMMENDED INTERNET

Museum director as urban planner, NY's LA love affair, and why art fairs are over: LACMA director Michael Govan discusses this and more in an interview with the Observer. 

This fascinating essay from the LA Review of Books gives us a history of gang grafitti and its underrepresented influence on contemporary art in Los Angeles.

An effort to rename offensively-titled artworks takes shape in Amsterdam.

Who's gonna live in all these coming condos? (Or, better question, will they even live in them?)

The Santa Monica Museum of Art's hunt for a new location might just lead them to Downtown LA.

Who needs Art Basel when there's Art Basil? Pesto really is the besto!



A rendering of the Metropolis condos, which will sit adjacent to the 110 Freeway below 8th Street.
(GIF via Metropolis)