Hammer Blog

  • Hammer Museum Announces Recipients of Mohn Awards in Made in L.A. 2016

    Hammer Museum Announces Recipients of Mohn Awards in Made in L.A. 2016

    Dancer and choreographer Adam Linder will receive the $100,000 Mohn Award honoring artistic excellence as well as a monograph produced by the Hammer. Wadada Leo Smith will receive the $25,000 Career Achievement Award honoring brilliance and resilience; and Kenzi Shiokava will receive the $25,000 Public Recognition Award as determined by a public vote.

  • 3 Questions with Dena Yago

    3 Questions with Dena Yago

    Throughout Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only, we'll feature Q&As with several of the artists in the exhibition. In advance of her panel with Sean Monahan and Rachel Berks on August 25, we spoke to Made in L.A. artist Dena Yago about her practice and her relationship to L.A.

  • 3 Questions with Joel Holmberg

    3 Questions with Joel Holmberg

    Throughout "Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only," we'll feature Q&As with several of the artists in the exhibition. In advance of his talk with another Made in L.A. artist Guthrie Lonergan (of M&M's fame) on August 24, we spoke to artist Joel Holmberg about his work and relationship to L.A.

  • 3 Questions with Gala Porras-Kim

    3 Questions with Gala Porras-Kim

    Throughout Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only, we'll feature Q&As with several of the artists in the exhibition. In advance of her conversation with filmmaker Jesse Lerner on August 2, we spoke to Made in L.A. artist Gala Porras-Kim about her work and her relationship to L.A.

  • "Have You Been Hacked?" The Artist Behind the M&M's Responds

    "Have You Been Hacked?" The Artist Behind the M&M's Responds

    “I don’t want to eat M&M’s anymore,” said one of my new colleagues on my first or second day in the office—I don’t quite remember. A few other coworkers chimed in, and this comment evolved into a larger conversation. Why so much distaste toward one of my favorite candies?

  • 3 Questions with Eckhaus Latta

    3 Questions with Eckhaus Latta

    Throughout Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only, we'll feature Q&As with several of the artists in the exhibition. Eckhaus Latta is a fashion design label that takes an experimental approach to the production of clothing.