Cultural plasticity, material abundance, illusionistic facades, a vibrant architectural history, and of course, sunsets are just a few qualities Los Angeles offers to artists. It’s no wonder so many of them anchor their practice within the topographies of the city. We’ve put together a list of 10 ascending Los Angeles-based artists who possess palpable momentum in their careers. Each is devising a unique body of work that feels fresh and challenging. These folks are truly on the up and up, and here’s a quick look at their work.

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