This week, pigs take a beating in a downtown show and two artists use a video game to explore daddy issues. Power shifts Awol Erizku gave the paintings in “Menace II Society,” his current show at Night Gallery, unambiguous titles. A painting of a pig in a cop’s uniform, blood dripping from his lips, is called THIS IS A PIG. HE TRIES TO CONTROL BLACK PEOPLE. (2017).
Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA rolls into town this week with a monumental scroll by an artist who was probably misdiagnoses as schizophrenic and a seven-hour protest performance downtown. Magic and a car crash Carlos Almaraz makes Echo Park look like a magic kingdom in his 1980s paintings of the lake, with small row boats on water that glows pink thanks to the setting sun. The palm trees are pink too, and far more imposing and stately than high-rises in the background.
On a Monday morning in May 2015, artist David Avalos stood on the stage of a packed auditorium at the Getty Center in Los Angeles. He described a day in 1977 when white supremacist and former KKK leader David Duke announced that he would patrol the San Diego-Mexico border. Duke attached a hand-drawn sign to his car door that read “Klan Border Watch.”Avalos, a San Diego native known for his role in the Chicano Mural Movement, and his friend, fellow artist Yolanda López, protested Duke’s effort.
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