The Karma Underground and KarmaBlast Charity Art Show and Auction to benefit the people of Tibet takes place on Friday, September 21 from 7pm – 10pm at Art Share LA, 801 East 4th Place in Los Angeles CA, 90013. This phenomenal benefit event features live painting by Samir Arghandwall of 7th Letter and DJ sets…
Ransom & Mitchell have taken their photographic and film-making know-how, along with their love of pop-surrealist art and classical painting, to an elevated level by combining narrative themes, an illustrative approach, cinematic lighting, theatrically design sets, and a whole lot of inspiration from the Italian and Dutch Master painters. The end-result is their first fine-art exhibition, Smoke and Mirrors, which opens at Varnish Fine Arts in San Francisco on Saturday, September 8.
As I approached the gallery entrance last night, I was greeted by a young woman clad in a black leather Mickey Mouse bondage outfit. She handed me a show card and let me pass. My kind of party! Welcome to Disasterland. Enjoy the pixie dust. “Disasterland” is Jose Rodolfo Rodolfo Loaiza’s much anticipated solo…
Artist and Hi-Fructose founder Annie Owens’ “Motherland” show at Copro Gallery was inspired by “her nagging desire to connect with her roots and the various encounters along the way” and featured her beautifully flowing interpretations of family members, her southern origins and her early love of Edward Gorey, Charles Addams and old Tim Burton animations. Annie uses the figure of a house to symbolize the nurturing mother and as a part of her “Motherland” installation included two 2-3 foot tall suspended houses made of wood, balsa and paper.
Andy Kehoe’s “Into The Depths” explores the artist’s memory and imagination. His fairytale-like works touch on both childhood fantasies and adult nightmares/fears, using a dream-scape of nature themes populated with creatures, some sinister, some freighted.
Harry Benson went on several of The Beatles’ tours and captured brilliant stills of the world’s best known rock ‘n’ roll combo during their rise from ’64 to ’66.
Artist Oliver Rizzo, aka Speedy Graphito – well known French street artist, hanging out in town for the “French Invasion” art exhibition at Fabien Castanier Gallery featuring Graphito, JonOne and Tilt at Fabien Castanier Gallery, did a print signing event at the Moura Starr showroom, in what is called the Avenues of Art, Fashion & Design in Beverly Hills.
“Three Sheets” consists of eight Republic Pictures movie posters from the ‘50s (Republic Pictures was an independent film production-distribution company/stuido which operated from 1934 through 1959, and was known for their westerns, movie serials and B films). These framed posters are over six feet tall.
CARTWHEEL’s first curated show, “The Exchange Project: Series 1” took place on Saturday, May 12 at The Navarro Residence, a Highland Park house which contains the collection of curator Jessica Navarro. The space allows the viewer a unique experience and intimate setting for viewing the works and spending time with the artists.