05 Dec '11, 5pm

Congratulations to Zoe Crosher on being named "Artist of the Year" by Angelino Magazine!

Congratulations to Zoe Crosher on being named "Artist of the Year" by Angelino Magazine!

In the past few years L.A. has finally solidified its position as one of a select group of international art capitals. A city long derided as a shallow backwater finds itself leading the 21st-century high-culture conversation with a booming collector base, innovative artists, teeming schools, profitable galleries and energetic museums. In a dramatic show of collective force, the latter have, of course, mounted this fall’s regionwide Pacific Standard Time initiative with a single purpose: to remind people that this efflorescence didn’t just blossom in the desert overnight. There is a significant history here, and now it’s been brought to the fore. This year, we’re spotlighting a group of emergent artists as well as other key figures—a historian, a conservationist, a fabricator and others—who are instrumental right now in crystallizing what the L.A. art world has become, and...

Full article: http://www.modernluxury.com/angeleno/articles/arts-power

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