ICONIC: Los Angeles

April 8 - May 14, 2017

The second in a series of exhibitions across the U.S. ICONIC Black Panther: Los Angeles opened at Gregorio Escalante Gallery and Medina Gallery on Chung King Road. Curated by Susu Attar for SEPIA Collective, ICONIC L.A. featured over 50 artists interpreting the 50-year history of the Black Panther Party.


Bearing Witness: Documenting Self-Determination

A storytelling event featuring Alile Sharon Larkin, Ben Caldwell, Hank Jones, Isabel Rojas-Williams, Mat Gleason, Maytha Al-Hassan, Michael D. McCarty, Melina Abdullah and Omar Offendum. Refreshments courtesy of Skid Row Coffee

Free Lunch and Youth Day
Lunch provided by Dulan’s On Crenshaw and Locol.
Silk-screening workshop by Self Help Graphics
Youth art mural by Road to Artdom



The California Endowment + Sons & Brothers
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas
+ The Los Angeles County Arts Commission
Zack de la Rocha + Razor Step

Los Angeles Artists:

Aise Born
Aisha Tandiwe Bell
Ali Al Sharji
Alile Sharon Larkin
April Banks
April Bey
Beast Brothers
Ben Caldwell
Craig LaRotonda
Dana King
David Mosley
Dewey Tafoya
Emory Douglas
February James
jean melesaine + lexx valdez
J. Michael Walker
Jeff Gillette
Jermaine Rogers
Jessica Alazraki
Jonathan Blackwell
Justin Dixon
Keith Walsh
Kevin Bradley

Kristen Downing
'amour suprim
Laurel Shear
Lili Bernard
Mahara Sinclaire
mark bryan
Mark Steven Greenfield
Michael Massenburg
Mohammed Mubarak
Muhammad Ali
Noni Olabisi
Pilar Aguero-Esparza
Richard Duardo
Robbie Conal
Robin Strayhorn
Ryan McCann
Dr. Samella Lewis + Maya Angelou
Samira Idroos
Shepard Fairey
Sundus Abdul Hadi
Tatiana EL-Khouri
Timothy Robert Smith
Toni Scott
Tslil Tsemet
Zeal Harris