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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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Sep
1

La Luz de Jesus’ Annual Coaster Show

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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Aug
19

Red Glow “Music and Light” Installation ~ last three days!

“THE CUBE,” A 10-DAY, AROUND-THE-CLOCK FLUXUS-INSPIRED PERFORMANCE INSTALLATION BY ARTIST MANUEL LIMA CONTINUES THROUGH AUGUST 21 ON THE SUNSET STRIP “LIFE += ART” – LIMA’S WORK INTEGRATES ORIGINAL MUSIC AND […]

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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.
Aug
19

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

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 […]

Read More

Herakut "Who is Too Blame" Spraypaint + acrylic paint + charcoal on canvas
Mar
24

Herakut “Masters of Wrong” at Corey Helford

This Saturday German artist duo HERAKUT will debut “Masters of Wrong” at Corey Helford Gallery’s new downtown LA space. 20+ paintings, as well as installations that include work created on […]

Paleolithic Antelope in progress - artist at work
Mar
21

DEVIN THOR’S SOLO SHOW “PALEOLITHIC CREATURES” OPENS APRIL 9

DEVIN THOR’S SOLO SHOW “PALEOLITHIC CREATURES,” FEATURING SANDSTONE SCULPTURES INSPIRED BY CAVE PAINTINGS, OPENS AT GALLERY 825 ON APRIL 9, 6-9PM  ARTIST AND GEOLOGIST THOR’S HOMAGE TO PREHISTORY ENCOURAGES RESPONSIBLE […]

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Mar
15

Jud Bergeron’s A Collection of Objects Hits Dallas

We are so excited for our friend Jud Bergeron’s upcoming show in Dallas, Texas! His multifaceted sculptural works pull on my art nerd heart strings that adore Boccioni, Picasso, and […]

Vivian Maier "Kids In Car" courtesy of Merry Karnowsky Gallery/KP Projects
Feb
19

Vivian Maier at Merry Karnowsky/KP Projects

Whatever you do, don’t snooze like I have and risk missing the Vivian Maier show at KP Projects/MK Gallery.  Over 65 new and existing photographs including modern silver gelatin prints in […]

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Jan
22

Hollywood Glam/Glitter rock band SpaceCream drops new record!

LOVE Artsy Glittery Glam bands?? Check out the new album by SpaceCream Pterodactyl Sky a stunningly unique new album by Hollywood Glam / Prog/ Glitter Rock band SpaceCream. x Lauren […]

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Dynamic of the Dark, 2015 image courtesy M+B Gallery
Jan
22

MATT PORTER: FOUR FALSE STARTS @ M+B Gallery

One gallery show opening this weekend that I’m looking forward to is Four False Starts by Matthew Porter @ M+B Gallery. As you read on its a new body of […]

Randy's Donuts by Andy Bauch - Image courtesy of the artist
Jan
22

Lego mosaics by Andy Bauch

    Andy Bauch is a Los Angeles artist working out of his studio in DTLA… exclusively in lego. A small piece has approximately 4000 pieces while a larger work […]

'Pushing the Press' events at A+D Museum - Image by Mario
Jan
22

Graphic Design + Printing events at A+D Museum

  Back in November we published an article about Pushing the Press – an exhibition of Typecraft’s Design Library at A+D Museum in DTLA’s Arts District. It’s a smorgasbord of printed projects over […]

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Jan
21

#ArtistsForBernieSanders @HVW8 Opens Saturday!

#ArtistsForBerinieSanders is a short 1-week traveling exhibition, starting at HVW8 Gallery located 661 N. Spaulding Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036 ++ OPENS this Saturday, January 23rd from 1-8 p.m. ++ […]

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Jan
21

IFPDA’s Los Angeles Fine Print Fair at Bonhams

Another art fair happening this weekend is the Los Angeles Fine Print Fair @ Bonhams in West Hollywood. A much more intimate affair organized by members of the International Fine Print […]

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