Thom Mayne

Datebook: Objects that remix African and American, paintings of Shangri-La, Peter Saul before he was pop

Datebook: Objects that remix African and American, paintings of Shangri-La, Peter Saul before he was pop

A show that switches up day and night. Another that features paintings inspired by a lost paradise. And objects that fuse different currents in American history. Plus: Peter Saul’s early works, Simone Leigh’s historical talk and considering Mary Shelley’s monster. Here are eight shows and events to check out in the coming week:

Antonia Wright, “Under the water was sand, then rocks, miles of rocks, then fire,” at Luis De Jesus Los Angeles. This is a show that rearranges our natural circadian rhythms. During the day, the gallery will be cloaked in darkness and viewers will have to navigate through a dense...

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