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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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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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Aug
19

Muse ’til Midnight feat. Adrian Younge and Venice Dawn

Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 8 pm @ LACMA Muse ‘til Midnight brings hundreds of art-lovers together once every summer for the ultimate late-night at LACMA. This year’s party features […]

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Aug
1

The Promise of Something and Nothing at Sonce Alexander Gallery – TONITE!

I was treated to a personal tour of The Promise of Something and Nothing at Sonce Alexander Gallery, by the curator herself. Everyone who attends the show should be so […]

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Jul
29

L.A.-Based Painter Deirdre Sullivan-Beeman at LAAA Auction and Gabba Gallery

WORK BY DEIRDRE SULLIVAN-BEEMAN FEATURED IN LOS ANGELES ART ASSOCIATION ANNUAL AUCTION – ONLINE NOW AT PADDLE 8 AND AT LIVE EVENT AT GALLERY 825 ON 8/1 UPCOMING SHOWS INCLUDE […]

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Jul
14

Pacific and Northwest: the art of Bwana Spoons and Tripper Dungan at Daniel Rolnik Gallery

I am super stoked about the next art show at my gallery “Pacific & Northwest: The Art of Bwana Spoons and Tripper Dungan” because the artists are creating a world […]

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Jul
2

Morgan Spurlock’s Geeks for Peace

Los Angeles, if you’re headed to San Diego for Comic Con, be sure to check the Geeks for Peace charity event hosted by my buddy Morgan Spurlock and Kevin Smith. Curated by Lori Zimmer […]

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Jun
26

Buzzing Lights : The Fading Neon Landscape in North America

In 1991 when I was eleven years old my family (mom, dad, aunt, uncle, and four cousins) flew from Toronto, Canada to caravan up PCH from Anaheim (err, Disneyland) to San […]

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Jun
15

Manifest Destiny Billboard Project Culminating Weekend | June 24-28

June 24 – 28, 2015 Various sites and locations throughout Los Angeles Please join us for 5 days of free programs, events, screenings, artist interventions, city tours, and more! For […]

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Jun
12

Olaf Breuning Opening June 13th!!

One of my favorite artists in the world is having an opening tomorrow at Michael Benevento gallery in Hollywood! Olaf Breuning is well known for irony and humor and brilliant […]

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Jun
11

KISS Book Launch Party at Ace Hotel DTLA June 14th

This beautiful sensuous art book by Maggie West is having a launch party @TheAceDTLA this weekend! ~LA KISS is the debut art book from Los Angeles-based photographer Maggie West. The […]

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Jun
5

WeHo@30: Art AIDS WeHo

“WeHo@30: Art AIDS WeHo” spotlights the impact of AIDS on art and culture with more than three months of exhibitions, events, installations, and programming. It begins this Friday, June 5 […]

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