Hammer Blog

  • Public Engagement Flash Talk Reflections: Tom Danon on Mario Garcia Torres

    Public Engagement Flash Talk Reflections: Tom Danon on Mario Garcia Torres

    Editing is a hard business to define: is it an art, a craft, a science? It’s all those things, and a pretty boring technical process, too. One typical assumption about editing is that the editor’s job is just taking out the bad parts. To most editors this is a profoundly annoying assumption. Not just because it is 100% wrong, but also because it’s pretty much right, too.

  • Join Us as a Delegate in the People's United Nations

    Join Us as a Delegate in the People's United Nations

    Mexican artist Pedro Reyes’s project The People’s United Nations (pUN) is an experimental gathering of volunteer delegates connected by family ties or by birth to the 195 members and observer states of the United Nations.

  • Hammer Museum at Art + Practice

    Hammer Museum at Art + Practice

    With support from the James Irvine Foundation, the Hammer will develop a model for collaborative, offsite arts programming with Art + Practice Foundation (A+P), a new art and social service organization in Leimert Park created by the artist Mark Bradford, the philanthropist and collector Eileen Harris Norton, and the social activist Allan DiCastro.