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    Spring Open Studios 2014 in the Mission

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in Art Nerd San Francisco

    Hey Art Nerds!  This Saturday and Sunday you’re invited to visit the studios of more than 100 artists for the annual Spring Open Studios in the Mission.  As you can […]

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    What's up this week? Art Nerd LA's LIST

    Monday, April 21, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Tuesday, April 22, 2014 7 – 8:30 pm The Auditorium, Otis Main Campus 9045 Lincoln Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90045 In conjunction with Otis’ Creative Action […]

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    Beau Stanton's solo debut "Cartography of the Machine"

    Friday, April 18, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    Hey LA #artnerds ~ We have some exciting news! Our friend and long-time art nerd supporter, Beau Stanton has his solo debut at Corey Helford Gallery’s Circa space this weekend!  Beau’s opening […]

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    Intimate Impressionism at the Legion of Honor

    Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Art Nerd San Francisco

    San Francisco definitely has a love affair with the Impressionists.  It seems that there is a new exhibition devoted to these “shocking” artists of the late 19th Century practically every […]

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    Fort Greene

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    LitNerd Wednesday! I just can’t quite get out of this Brooklyn literary history theme of the past week — so many planted down here and I still haven’t touched on […]

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    Highlights From Silicon Valley Contemporary

    Monday, April 14, 2014 in Art Nerd San Francisco

    As the first South Bay art fair Silicon Valley Contemporary was met with a little resistance, but in the end it was highly attended and the art was pretty great. […]

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    Jackson Pollock's "Penthouse"

    Friday, April 11, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    In 2011, the apartment of art history’s favorite alcoholic, Jackson Pollock, came up for sale on Carmine Street. Billed a “penthouse,” the smallish 800 square foot apartment is more like […]

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    Sunset Park

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    LitNerd Wednesday! Sunset Park — there really isn’t much going on there and it’s hardly a hip destination to live. In fact if you live in New York City and […]

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    The Moving Image Experience at SVC 2014

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in Art Nerd San Francisco

    Silicon Valley Contemporary 2014 is taking over the South Bay this weekend!  Emphasizing the relationship between art and technology, SVC 2014 hopes to connect the patrons of tomorrow with the […]

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    Be A Part of Street Art

    Saturday, April 5, 2014 in Art Nerd San Francisco

    Be a Part of Street Art is my latest Instagram obsession.  It’s entirely devoted to people interacting with and becoming a part of street art in adorable, creative ways.  It […]

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    Coach Nick Saban Debuts on Art Nerd New York!

    Thursday, April 3, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    Dear Coach Saban, Did you see the Last Brucennial? Respect!, Future Five Star, Grand Forks, ND Funny you should ask FFS (tweet me later, will ya?). I just came from […]

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    The Algonquin Hotel

    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    LitNerd Wednesday! “This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.” “You can lead a horticulture but you can’t make her think“ […]

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    LigoranoReese Snow Globes

    Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Art Nerd San Francisco

    At my bosses holiday party this year I admired this beauty of a snowglobe by LigoranoReese that she had personally been given by the artists for Christmas. Since, I have […]

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    Brooklyn Heights

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    LitNerd Wednesday! On a tree-lined street in Brooklyn Heights a faded plaque rests on one of the many brownstones that dot the area — fitting as the reputation of it’s […]

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    Must See at Gallery Wendi Norris

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014 in Art Nerd San Francisco

    Whether intentional or not Wendi Norris curates contemporary artists who are leading the art world, and most of these powerful, talented and captivating artists are women. Every year I look […]

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Apr
22

Spring Open Studios 2014 in the Mission

Hey Art Nerds!  This Saturday and Sunday you’re invited to visit the studios of more than 100 artists for the annual Spring Open Studios in the Mission.  As you can […]
Read More
the-last-movie-dennis-hopper
Apr
21

What's up this week? Art Nerd LA's LIST

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Tuesday, April 22, 2014 7 – 8:30 pm The Auditorium, Otis Main Campus 9045 Lincoln Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90045 In conjunction with Otis’ Creative Action […]
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Apr
18

Beau Stanton's solo debut "Cartography of the Machine"

Hey LA #artnerds ~ We have some exciting news! Our friend and long-time art nerd supporter, Beau Stanton has his solo debut at Corey Helford Gallery’s Circa space this weekend!  Beau’s opening […]
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Apr
22

Hot Wood Arts Gallery Opening, To See, or Not to be Seen

SPring has sprung, what a perfect time to head to the pier in Red hook for the Hot Wood Arts gallery opening, live music, performance artist, open studios, and lots of […]
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Apr
22

Spring Open Studios 2014 in the Mission

Hey Art Nerds!  This Saturday and Sunday you’re invited to visit the studios of more than 100 artists for the annual Spring Open Studios in the Mission.  As you can […]
the-last-movie-dennis-hopper
Apr
21

What's up this week? Art Nerd LA's LIST

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Tuesday, April 22, 2014 7 – 8:30 pm The Auditorium, Otis Main Campus 9045 Lincoln Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90045 In conjunction with Otis’ Creative Action […]
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Apr
21

70s and 80s LA Punk at Milk

Opening on Wednesday at Milk Gallery is Brad Elterman’s incredible exhibition documenting the punk scene of LA in the 70s and 80s. As New Yorkers, go take a peek to […]
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Apr
21

The Thomas Crown Affair's Stylish Savoir-Faire

Tonight! Head on over to the Northwest Film Forum to join Chiyo Ishikawa, SAM’s Deputy Director and Curator of European Painting and Sculpture, and designer Mark Mitchell, who fashioned the […]
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Apr
19

The Intimate Diebenkorn

Richard Diebenkorn, Untitled (c. 1958 66) Ink on paper,12.5″ x 17″, Richard Diebenkorn Foundation In the first exhibition curated by the Richard Diebenkorn Foundation, forty works on paper make up […]
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Apr
18

Porn For The Whole Family (NSFW)

Brian Steinhoff’s attempts at lessening the shock with a skin trade of floral patterns doesn’t make me blush any less. Matter of fact, I debated whether or not to add […]
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Apr
18

Beau Stanton Cartography of the Machine Opens Tomorrow in LA! And we'll be there.

We’re going to Los Angeles for our favorite artist Beau Stanton’s new solo exhibition, Cartography of the Machine at Corey Helford Circa Gallery tomorrow! Beau gave us a sneak peak […]
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Apr
18

Easter Mass at VECTOR

Celebrate zombie Jesus at the all-encompassing art installation/gallery/neon paradise, JJ Brine’s Vector Gallery for the Doll Eyes Spring Fashion Presentation tomorrow. Wear your best Charles Manson-approved mylar. And we will […]
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Apr
18

Chasing Marcel Duchamp Around New York

During his lifetime, visionaire Surrealist, Cubist and Dadaist, Marcel Duchamp took residence in New York many times.  In 1915, after the declaration of World War 1, he fled Europe, moving  into a […]
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Apr
18

Beau Stanton's solo debut "Cartography of the Machine"

Hey LA #artnerds ~ We have some exciting news! Our friend and long-time art nerd supporter, Beau Stanton has his solo debut at Corey Helford Gallery’s Circa space this weekend!  Beau’s opening […]
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Apr
17

VIDEO: Colette, Valentine Window 1980 NYC

Loving this clip from Colette Maison Lumiere aka Justine doing one of her window installations on Valentine’s Day 1980 to promote one of her LP Beautiful Dreamer at Record City […]
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Apr
17

Tonight: Ground Floor Gallery's Birthday Bash

Congrats to our friends at Ground Floor Gallery in Brooklyn! Join them tonight to celebrate their birthday!Today at 6:00pm – 9:00pm Ground Floor Gallery 343 5th Street, Brooklyn, New York […]
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Apr
17

ARTIST USES 64,000 CHOPSTICKS TO CREATE JACKIE CHAN'S PORTRAIT

…it could only be artist Hong Yi (Red) – the master of creating artistic wonders out of ordinary objects. In the past we’ve seen her craft portraits from coffee stains, rolled up socks and food […]

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