In Defense of Sierra Burgess

Despite criticisms, Marlena Trafas argues that “Sierra Burgess is a Loser” portrays deep truths about plus-size teenage insecurity.

Wounds in Time: Why We Need Rothko More Than Ever

Brad Evans on the prescience of Mark Rothko’s work, which “opens up wounds in time.”

Livable Art: Classical Music in The Ensemble and The Incendiaries

Shannon Draucker examines the role classical music plays in two recent novels, Aja Gabel's "The Ensemble" and R. O. Kwon's "The Incendiaries."

Audio Salve: The Relentless Picnic Podcast and the Power of a Real Conversation

The Relentless Picnic podcast highlights the power and impact of simple conversations among friends.

Rigo 23 Honors Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier with a Nine-Foot Statue

Portuguese artist Ricardo Gouveia honors Native American activist Leonard Peltier at the Main Museum in DTLA.

Poking at Power: Can Comedy be a Political Weapon?

With a president who is a persistent bad joke, how can we use comedy as a vehicle for social change?

Art Inside: Does Art Contribute to Restorative Justice?

In her newest "Art Inside" column, Annie Buckley asks her students whether art can contribute to restorative justice.