This week, you can: learn about living with wildfires; party at an architectural masterpiece; shop for architectural gifts; see the surreal naturalist art of Kevin Sloan; and study Sri Lanka’s history through millennia of art objects.
This week: hear local authors discuss The Big Sleep’s gritty depiction of LA, join designers considering privacy and privatization in Echo Park, talk about whether LA’s development is balancing growth and quality, play tennis at a stunning architectural landmark, and catch Hockney’s 82 portraits at LACMA before it closes.
If enough homeowners build newly legal backyard homes, or accessory dwelling units, they could make a significant dent in the region’s housing needs, while building equity for themselves. Is this a win-win proposition, and a venue for design ingenuity? Or do a web of constraints make ADU construction difficult and costly?
Catch zodiac-inspired ball gowns at A+D Museum; watch a long overdue film about John Parkinson; hear from Black Panther graphic designer Emory Douglas and see his work at LACE; check out structural visions by SOM at MAK Center; and find out how people in Inglewood feel about the changes coming their way.