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    Why Not Let Nature Inspire Art at the LA River?

    Friday, September 26, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    No doubt you’ve all been following the LA River rejuvenation/restoration progress.  Art takes many forms, dear readers, and this scribe’s appreciation is not limited to what hangs on a wall. […]

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    HuffPo:What Do Blank Paintings Mean, Starting With Yves Klein

    Thursday, September 25, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    Another great piece by Matthew Israel about the kind of art non-art lovers hate- the “blank” seeming canvases like the work of Yves Klein. Now, go look at the “black” Ad Reinhardt […]

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  • Ambulante California; photo courtesy of Ambulante

    Documentary Film, Participatory Painting and Architectural Rambling

    Thursday, September 25, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    Jonathan Horowitz “590 Dots” at 356 Mission invites you all to participate with Jonathan in the creation of his large scale painting in progress.  From September 20 through October 18th, you […]

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    Long awaited D*FACE Show opens on Saturday!!

    Thursday, September 25, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    D*Face: Scars and Stripes a pop-up exhibition of new work by British artist, D*Face, opens this Saturday, September 27th 315 S. Robertson Blvd. in West Hollywood, California. Presented by PMM Art Projects, Scars and Stripes will include […]

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    The Monkey Bar and Hotel Elysee

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    LitNerd Wednesday! I have mixed feelings about Midtown — like the rest of the city, I find some of the modern architecture kind of awful but I really like the hidden […]

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    Sexy Beast: A Benefit for Planned Parenthood

    Friday, September 19, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    As a predominantly (but not at all intentionally) female based crew here at Art Nerd LA, we have a lot of love for Planned Parenthood… and at times we like […]

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    The Golden Swan Garden

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

      LitNerd Wednesday! It’s hard to imagine when walking past the corner of West 4th and Sixth Avenue that on that little slice of greenery once stood a place that […]

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    The Machine Project Field Guide to The Gamble House

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    Hey!  It’s finally here: The Machine Project Field Guide to the Gamble House.  This Friday marks the start of a two week run of events hosted by the Machine folks at […]

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    Louise Nevelson Park

    Monday, September 15, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    Russian born Louise Nevelson began her shallow relief sculptures in the 1930s. She moved from studying in New York to Munich to assist Diego Rivera, causing a huge rift between […]

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  • Linda Hsiao's Creature Necklaces at Mt Washington Made this weekend; image courtesy of LInda Hsiao

    Mt Washington Made Market

    Friday, September 12, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    It’s a cornucopia of artisan markets this weekend with Mt Washington Made launching their first annual craft fair tomorrow at Mt Washington Elementary. And if you think that because it’s […]

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    See, Hear & Wear Art This Weekend

    Friday, September 12, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    There is too much art and not enough time in my Saturday.  This weekend there is artisanal shopping at Eastside Handmade; Eating, Drinking and Art(ing) at Barnsdall Art Park; and […]

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    Clockshop's The Bowtie Project

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    First off, if you aren’t familiar with Clockshop, I would advise that you get acquainted… perhaps this Saturday during the annual Frogtown Artwalk where they will be hosting a performance by Timur […]

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    Gotham Book Mart

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    LitNerd Wednesday! Oh the plight of the independent bookstore and it’s increasingly likelihood of extinction — like many towns and cities across the country New York City can’t escape this sad […]

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    Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with OLAF BREUNING

    Monday, September 8, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    Revisiting a studio visit with Olaf Breuning Olaf Breuning is a master of balance. His work oscillates gently between what is genuine and what is false, imagined or real. Inside […]

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    La Cage aux Folles at Materials & Applications

    Monday, September 8, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    If you haven’t made it over to Materials & Applications to hang out on and around Warren Techentin’s La Cage aux Folles, you best get there quick because it’s coming […]

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Frog Spot; photo courtesy of FoLAR
Sep
26

Why Not Let Nature Inspire Art at the LA River?

No doubt you’ve all been following the LA River rejuvenation/restoration progress.  Art takes many forms, dear readers, and this scribe’s appreciation is not limited to what hangs on a wall. […]
Read More
Ambulante California; photo courtesy of Ambulante
Sep
25

Documentary Film, Participatory Painting and Architectural Rambling

Jonathan Horowitz “590 Dots” at 356 Mission invites you all to participate with Jonathan in the creation of his large scale painting in progress.  From September 20 through October 18th, you […]
Read More
dface-hollywood
Sep
25

Long awaited D*FACE Show opens on Saturday!!

D*Face: Scars and Stripes a pop-up exhibition of new work by British artist, D*Face, opens this Saturday, September 27th 315 S. Robertson Blvd. in West Hollywood, California. Presented by PMM Art Projects, Scars and Stripes will include […]
Read More

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Tristan-Eaton2
Sep
30

PHOTOS: Martha Cooper shoots Miami Marine Stadium

The amazing Martha Cooper shared some photos from the Miami Marine Stadium with us, check em out!
Ai Weiwei, With Wind, 2014 (installation view, New Industries Building, Alcatraz)
Sep
30

VIDEO: Inside Ai Weiwei's @Large

I just got back from Ai Weiwei’s @Large on Alcatraz! It’s so cool!
Tom Fruin, Kolonihavehus
Sep
30

DECONSTRUCTING DUMBO ARTS FESTIVAL 2014

This past weekend saw the 2014 incarnation of the Dumbo Arts Festival (AKA #DAF14), which held plenty in store for visitors. Exhibitions engaged guests on multiple levels of sensory experience, taking place […]
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Sep
30

What Makes Art Authenticate? Addison Thompson on the Getty Kouros

And now for something more scholastic, we invited Addison Thompson to weigh in on the botched authentication of the Kouros at the Getty Museum. What Makes Art Authenticate? Franz Boas […]
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Sep
30

Akira Bear at Succulent Studios

Saturday night while you’re walking around Greenpoint Open studios, make sure your last stop is Succulent Studios for the opening of Akira’s Beard’s Inadvertent Solo Show. In true Succulent style, […]
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Sep
30

7,100 lb Street Art

Street art schmeet art. Don’t get me wrong, I like it, but I’m used to it being everywhere, from tags to wheat paste, its so common nowadays that it almost […]
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Sep
29

PHOTOS: Beau Stanton's Stained Glass is Next Level

Beau Stanton! I am so fucking proud of you! I’ve worked with Beau for a long time, but he has really elevated himself to the next level with his latest […]
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Sep
29

Steichen's New York

In the spirit of the Flatiron Prow Artspace, I wanted to share this gorgeous Gum bichromate over platinum pic of the building in 1904. LOVE!
treasureisland
Sep
29

Treasure Island at Lower East Side Print Shop

This Wednesday Oct 1 from 6 to 8 head over to the Lower East Side Printshop for Treasure Island, guest curated by NYC/DC-based curator and writer Julie Chae. The exhibition will be […]
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Sep
29

Julian Levy- Best Gallerist Ever

Forget Castelli, forget Gagosian and Deitch, the real man with the plan was Julian Levy. The future gallerist ended up introducing Surrealism to the New York art world after dropping […]
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Sep
26

Diminished Borders: Europe, Europe at Astrup Fearnley Museet

From my latest article on MutualArt Camille Henrot, The Descendants of Pirogues, 2013. Courtesy of Kamel Mennour. Artists from across Europe are the focus of a new show which opened last […]
Whole9Yards Spring/Summer 2015 line
Sep
26

A HOLISTIC APPROACH : WHOLE9YARDS DEBUTS AT NY FASHION WEEK

Singapore design takes the stage in a big way on the international scene this year, emerging with stylishly complex designs capturing feminine luxe mixed with clean, geometric lines. Eight featured designers landed in […]
Frog Spot; photo courtesy of FoLAR
Sep
26

Why Not Let Nature Inspire Art at the LA River?

No doubt you’ve all been following the LA River rejuvenation/restoration progress.  Art takes many forms, dear readers, and this scribe’s appreciation is not limited to what hangs on a wall. […]
ROA-Squirrel
Sep
26

ROA Squirrel

Belgian artist ROA‘s black and white animal murals can be found across the world (and next to where I lived in Berlin). This large squirrel piece is on the side […]

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