Illustration by Anja Sušanj/Dutch Uncle

Is LA’s art scene growing too quickly?

In the last few years LA’s art scene has grown immeasurably. But as rents rise and experimental spaces get priced out, is LA’s arrival on the international art stage worth it?

29 May 2017
Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California. Debates about gentrification have flared up in the area in recent years, with galleries becoming a focus of local criticism

Activists round on artists in Los Angeles’ Boyle Heights

Tensions have flared in recent months as residents accuse new galleries of ‘art-washing’ and gentrifying the neighbourhood

30 Mar 2017