Thursday, April 19

UCLA alumnus’ exhibit reflects on public transport as communal space

Jesse Stecklow, a design media arts alumnus, will display his solo exhibition "Staging Grounds" at M + B in West Hollywood. Inspired by public transportation, Stecklow said the pieces in the exhibition serve to highlight the hidden moving parts of the city. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Jesse Stecklow, a design media arts alumnus, will display his solo exhibition "Staging Grounds" at M + B in West Hollywood. Inspired by public transportation, Stecklow said the pieces in the exhibition serve to highlight the hidden moving parts of the city. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

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Jesse Stecklow lifts his knees and presses them up against the seat in front of him when he rides the bus, allowing the slow ride to serve as a space for reflection.


(Ludi Zhu/Daily Bruin)
(Ludi Zhu/Daily Bruin)

“Stories Of Almost Everyone” is on display at the Hammer Museum until May 6. (Lionel Deatherage/Daily Bruin)

The Quad: “Stories of Almost Everyone” exhibit allows art to stand on its own

The Hammer Museum’s advertising copy says its new exhibition “Stories of Almost Everyone” is an attempt to be “skeptical of the conditions of museological mediation and art’s promise to convey meaning.” What this means is that in curating exhibits, displaying them and writing up descriptions of artworks, museums take away from the inherent meaning or narrative of the original art object itself. Read more...

“Stories Of Almost Everyone” is on display at the Hammer Museum until May 6. (Lionel Deatherage/Daily Bruin)

“Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985” is open at the Hammer until Dec. 31.
 (Lionel Deatherage/Daily Bruin)
“Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985” is open at the Hammer until Dec. 31.
 (Lionel Deatherage/Daily Bruin)

(Shreya Mantri/Daily Bruin)
(Shreya Mantri/Daily Bruin)

(UCLA Memes for Sick AF Tweens)
(UCLA Memes for Sick AF Tweens)

For the past two years, JazzReggae Festival organizers have tried to return to the roots of the original festival. (Daily Bruin file photo)
For the past two years, JazzReggae Festival organizers have tried to return to the roots of the original festival. (Daily Bruin file photo)

"The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" – a sequel – graced Westwood's theaters just after "Fate of the Furious" – another sequel. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)
"The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" – a sequel – graced Westwood's theaters just after "Fate of the Furious" – another sequel. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)


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