As a platform for provoking critical discourse about contemporary art,
X-TRA hosts events throughout the year, including artists’ talks, readings, conversations, performances, and film and video screenings. We have co-produced events in collaboration with the following venues and organizations: For Your Art; Museum of Contemporary Art, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena; College Art Association; Human Resources, Los Angeles; Barnsdall Art Park; Chapman University; Creative Arts Agency; Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE); Mandrake; Honor Fraser Gallery; and the Art Los Angeles Contemporary Art Fair.

  • X-TRA Fall Launch with Sarah Conaway, Travis Diehl and Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal

    Thursday, November 3, 2016 7 pm - 9 pm The Box
    805 Traction Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90013

    Fall Launch Event
    with Sarah Conaway, Travis Diehl and Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal

    Join us to celebrate the X-TRA Fall issue and new Artist Edition by Sarah Conaway.
    at The Box
    Thursday, November 3, 2016
    7 – 9 pm

    Refreshments served.

    Part 1.
    Sarah Conaway,  “A head, a drawing, a nose, a wall, a painting, a cloud.”
    Sarah will talk about her Artist’s Project in the issue.
    Plus, Sarah Conaway new edition for X-TRA will be on view!

    Part 2.
    Travis Diehl, “War with Bodies”
    with Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal in […]

  • Art Book Fair in Chinatown

    Saturday, October 22 11am - 7pm 502 Chung King Court Los Angeles, CA, 90012, United States

    X-TRA will be at the
    at the A. G. Geiger Art Book Fair
    Saturday, October 22
    11 am–7 pm
    at Chung King Plaza, Chinatown, LA

    Visit us at Table 2D
    Pick up X-TRA’s  Fall 2016 issue!

    Stock up on back issues and artist editions, or just say hello.

    Presenting t-shirts and totes and artist editions by
    and more!

    This event is free and open to the public.

    Organized by
    A. G. Geiger Fine Art Books & Press
    502 Chung King Court,
    Chinatown, LA (map)





    August 16 to October 13, 2016

    Tell us what you really think.

    Take the 2016 READER SURVEY.
    An opportunity to tell us your thoughts about X-TRA, and win a prize.

    Link to Survey>

    Dear faithful readers and new friends,

    Your comments and feedback help us more than you could know.

    We rely on your feedback. It tells us what X-TRA is doing right and what we can do better. It helps us get grants.
    As we prepare to celebrate 20 years of X-TRA help us to imagine the future!

    We’re offering prizes to help you […]


    September 15 - 18, 2016 Times vary each day MOMA PS1, Booth N61

    THE NY ART BOOK FAIR Presented by Printed Matter at MoMA PS1

    Visit X-TRA at the eleventh annual NY Art Book Fair, from September 16 to 18.

    Pick up X-TRA’s brand new Fall 2016 issue!

    Stock up on back issues and artist editions, or just say hello.

    SPECIAL GUESTS: LAXART publications !!

    Booth N61

    presenting t-shirts and totes and new artist editions by


    Hours and Location The NY Art Book Fair is free and open to the public.

    Preview: Thursday, September 15, 6–9 […]

  • Walkthrough of Barbara Kasten: Stages with Susanna Newbury

    Sunday, August 7 2016 2 - 3pm MOCA Pacific Design Center
    8687 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069

    Join us on Sunday August 7 for this Members Event!

    Art historian Susanna Newbury leads a walk-through and discussion of staging, mediation, and transitory objects in the Barbara Kasten: Stages exhibition  at MOCA Pacific Design Center.

    Sunday August 7, 2016
    2 -3 pm
    MOCA Pacific Design Center
    8687 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069

    This event is free and open to public.

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    Read Newbury’s review of Barbara Kasten: Stages at ICA Philadelphia and Graham Foundation in the Summer 2016 issue of X-TRA here.

    Susanna […]

  • X-TRA Editions: MARK HAGEN


    We are thrilled to announce our new Artist’s Edition by Mark Hagen

    In tandem with Mark’s Artist’s Project in X-TRA volume 18 number 4, Mark produced this amazing limited table-top sculpture. An edition of 10, each a core sample of the artist’s studio floor. All proceeds will benefit the production and programs of X-TRA and Project X.

    Artwork details:

    Mark Hagen
    To Be Titled (Subtractive Sculpture, Glendalé core for X-TRA), 2016
    Concrete and acrylic paint (core sample of artist’s studio floor)
    3.25″ tall […]

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