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Los Angeles' art world is bigger and wider
Los Angeles' art world is bigger and wider

On a hot, arid, mid-August evening at the small but splendid Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Lincoln Heights, the tower's sonorous bell rang. Red double-doors opened wide, and a few hundred people filed inside, filling the pews in the handsome English Gothic Revival interior. They had not come for vespers. They had come to see art. Performance art. Jeffrey Vallance volleyed questions about his illuminated Vallance Bible, a highly personal 2011 revision of the sacred Christian text, in queries tossed by Brother Tom Carey, vicar of the historic church. (Dating to 1887, it's a community anchor where Cesar Chavez once organized support for the farmworkers' movement and...

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