Columns of light shimmers through a scrim showing through Robert Irwin's 'Dawn to Dusk,' 2016 at Chinati Foundation | Still from "Light and Space" ab s11 preview image

S11 E1: Light & Space (Preview)

In a world filled with noise, distractions and chaos, artists seek to push the boundaries of perception and experience. The Light and Space movement of the 1960s explored minimalism with a uniquely Californian spin. Robert Irwin, Larry Bell, and Helen Pashgian continue to work today to create work that asks viewers to question how they experience and perceive their world and the phenomenal.

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CURRENT:LA FOOD

In October of 2019 the city of Los Angeles through the Department of Cultural Affairs and the Institute of Contemporary Art organized a city-wide exhibition of public art and events based around the theme of food. Each artist interpreted a different aspect or issue surrounding food or food systems in the city from climate change, to food access, civic engagement to waste and recycling. Activating public parks throughout the city, artists created works to spark conversation about what it means to live in Los Angeles and how to work together for a sustainable and hopeful future.

The Watts Towers Arts Center

The Watts Towers Arts Center was founded by artists and educators in the 1960s and has been a beacon of art and culture in the community for decades. This episode features the work of artists including Noah Purifoy, John Outterbridge, Betye Saar, Charles White and Mark Steven Greenfield.