Art Nerd City Guides: New York · Los Angeles

The Plastic Religion

The Plastic Religion

It’s fitting that the final show at La Luz de Jesus Gallery of 2016, over the course of the month of December – a time of religious celebration and gathering, […]

WILD LA – illustrations by Margaret Gallagher

Transverse Tales

Margaret Gallagher is an illustrator in Silverlake, CA. Having spent her childhood running wild on an Oregon farm she comes by her interest in the natural environment honestly – she […]

Designer Con 2016

Designer Con 2016

Designer Con, now in its’ 11th year, began as the Vinyl Toy Network, in an 1100 square foot room at the Pasadena Civic Center. The organizers quickly realized that the […]

VIDEO: The Cuatrecasas Discovery

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Gil Cuatrecasas was a master colorist painter whose work was nearly lost to art history. Cuatrecasas grew up in Spain in the 1930s before emigrating to America where he studied […]

La Luz de Jesus’ Annual Coaster Show

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Some cities have precipitation and change of temperature to mark the changing of the seasons, and while yes, this one does have seasons I notice more often marking timelines of […]

Bunnie Reiss – All Our Nature

ALL OUR NATURE

Bunnie Reiss lives in a world of rainbows, patterns & adventure. In this world, with an intuitive heart and intelligent mind she produces technicolored otherworldly depictions we can’t help but […]

Michael Murphy’s Re-Imagined Mid-Cent Architecture and the Sky Surrounding

Michael Murphy - Structure 2 Division 31, Acrylic on Canvas

Michael Murphy will be showing a new body of work titled Desert Layover at La Luz de Jesus in Los Angeles, opening on Friday, August 5. Also showing with Murphy are […]

Fruit Themed Group Show at La-La Land Gallery Opens Tonight

Fruit

I’ve always been obsessed and in awe of fruit’s visual perfection, which is only amplified by its taste. All the color, all the textures. Fruit is like flowers but much […]

Artist Talk: Kim West at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel

Kim West at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel; photo courtesy of Hauser Wirth & Schimmel

On a lazy stroll around the DTLA arts district in 2013, I spied Kim West‘s lone polar bear hanging out on the side of an old brick building. Three years […]

Moncho1929 “Organically Known” opening at Lab Art

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Moncho1929 reveals his latest work tomorrow night at LAB ART, with a private opening reception that will offer beverages, bites and DJ beats.  RSVP info below or visit the show […]

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