LA Cultural Events
SURFACE TENSION BY KEN GONZALES-DAY: MURALS, SIGNS, AND MARK-MAKING IN LA October 6, 2017- February 25, 2018 @ Skirball
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Tuesday- Friday Noon-5 P.M.
Saturday & Sunday 10 A.M.- 5 P.M.
Admission: $12 Adults; $9 Seniors & Students; Free Admission Thursdays
The exhibition demonstrates how Los Angeles understands its history and its values through the murals that decorate the city. Local communities honor their heritage by telling their own stories with their own voices. Residents pay homage to their idols and heroes. Graffiti writers declare their presence. Activists decry injustice and envision better worlds. Shopkeepers lure customers with hand-painted advertisements of their wares. Artists from around the globe make their mark on a rapidly changing urbanscape.