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    There’s Something Happening Here – On The Sunset Strip in WeHo!

    Tuesday, February 28, 2017

    Presented by the City of West Hollywood through WeHo Arts, “There’s Something Happening Here…On The Sunset Strip 1966” is a series of exhibitions and events marking the 50th anniversary of […]

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    The Plastic Religion

    Friday, December 2, 2016

    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, […]

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    WILD LA – illustrations by Margaret Gallagher

    Friday, December 2, 2016

    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 […]

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  • Designer Con 2016

    Designer Con 2016

    Thursday, November 17, 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 […]

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    Election depression? You can Stand with Planned Parenthood tonight!

    Wednesday, November 9, 2016

    One of my favorite LA photographers is having an opening tonight to support Planned Parenthood Los Angeles. Maggie West is well known for her dreamy colorful romanic portraits and for […]

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    VIDEO: The Cuatrecasas Discovery

    Thursday, October 27, 2016

    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 […]

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    Doug Aitken’s Electric Earth exhibition is the best show of the year (maybe ever)!

    Friday, September 9, 2016

    Electric Earth (still), 1999, Eight-channel video installation in four rooms, color and sound, 9:50 minutes/loop, installation dimensions variable     Doug Aitken: Electric Earth   The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA Los Angeles, CA September […]

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    La Luz de Jesus’ Annual Coaster Show

    Thursday, September 1, 2016

    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 […]

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  • On August 26 and September 2 from 5pm-8pm, Brian and Ryan will help gallery-goers arrive to SDAI in construction-grade style. Their collaboration Wheelbarrow Valet puts the gallery visitor in the seat of a decked-out whellbarrow and transports them directly into SDAI. Look for Brian and Ryan’s complementary service throughout Balboa Park.

    Not Quite Nothing: Day Trip to the San Diego Art Institute

    Friday, August 19, 2016

    More “copy and paste” journalism by yours truly~~ all you socal artnerds ought to jump in the car and head south to The San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) exhibition opening of “Not Quite […]

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    Bunnie Reiss – All Our Nature

    Friday, August 5, 2016

    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 […]

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Oct
27

VIDEO: The Cuatrecasas Discovery

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 […]

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Oct
21

Rock This – Special Slide Show and Exhibition with Celebrated Photographer Henry Diltz

  MARKING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SUNSET STRIP RIOTS, THE CITY OF WEST HOLLYWOOD EXAMINES THE MUSIC AND PROTEST THAT SHAPED A GENERATION WITH “THERE’S SOMETHING HAPPENING HERE…ON THE […]

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Sep
9

Doug Aitken’s Electric Earth exhibition is the best show of the year (maybe ever)!

Electric Earth (still), 1999, Eight-channel video installation in four rooms, color and sound, 9:50 minutes/loop, installation dimensions variable     Doug Aitken: Electric Earth   The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA Los Angeles, CA September […]

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Jun
16

Conversation with Blue McRight about her new work “Immersive”

Every year, the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery features work by the winners of the City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A.) Artist Fellowships, which honor a dozen mid-career artists from around […]

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Jun
14

CURRENT:LA Water Public Art Biennial Call for Calendars

The Department of Cultural Affairs extends the opportunity for your organization or group to contribute to this dialogue by offering an open call to host an event that relates to […]

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Jun
14

55 Artists and Celebrities Contribute to Art for ALS Auction!

Art sales & donations to benefit ALS.net and the research it supports to find a treatment and cure for ALS. WHAT The ALS.net Art for ALS event is making its […]

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Jun
10

Five Exciting Young Artists at MADE IN L.A. 2016!

Made in L.A. 2016 opens this Sunday, June 12 and is on view through August 28, 2016 at our beloved Hammer Museum! The biennial is co-curated by two babes ~ Hammer […]

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Jun
3

Four Woman Show at La Luz de Jesus

When I first moved to Los Angeles one of the first places introduced to me by new friends was La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Feliz. On entering the place was a […]

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Jun
1

City of West Hollywood’s “One City One Pride” happening through June 30

The City of West Hollywood, through its One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival, celebrates pride in 2016 with more than 90 interactive, performing, visual arts, and educational events over […]

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May
26

Pulp Illustration + Sculptural Assemblage of the Desert

Hey Art Nerds! You’ve only got three more days to check out the current show at La Luz De Jesus – a double show of works by Dave Lebow + […]

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Apr
21

AWAKEN opens in West Hollywood 4/21 opening tonight 6-8PM

“AWAKEN: the female voice,” AN EXHIBITION CURATED BY ARTIST BROOKE MASON, TO OPEN AT PLUMMER PARK IN WEST HOLLYWOOD ON THURSDAY, APRIL 21 WITH A RECEPTION FROM 6-8PM FEMALE-ARTIST-ONLY EXHIBITION […]

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Apr
1

WEST HOLLYWOOD’S CELEBRATING APRIL WITH POETRY, PROSE, RHYME

THROUGHOUT APRIL, POETRY, PROSE, RHYME AND VERSE WILL ABOUND IN WEST HOLLYWOOD ~ DURING THE CITY’S CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL POETRY MONTH ~ “POETRY IN LIGHTS” ELECTRONIC BILLBOARDS AND LAMPPOST BANNERS […]

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Mar
28

Special Offer for Art Nerds ONLY! Post-Internet Art Discussion

unfortunately this event has been CANCELED 🙁 {LA – 3/30/16} Context in Flux: Contemporary Art in Space and Online Thursday, March 31st, 6:30-8:30 PM LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) 6522 […]

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