21 Jun 2016

Save the Date: June 25, “California Locos” New Works, Skate Decks

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Save the Date: June 25, “California Locos” New Works, Skate Decks

The California Locos–Chaz Bojorquez, Dave Tourjé, John Van Hamersveld, Norton Wisdom, and Gary Wong–five pioneering Los Angeles artists whose roots are in graffiti, surf, skate and punk rock—bring their edgy, sun soaked styles to Venice, CA with new works for a week-long summer pop-up–a show so big it needed two locations: 319 Ocean Front Walk, […]

9 Jun 2016

June’s Here, It’s Queer: Get Arty With It! John Fleck, 40 Days of Art in WeHo and Queer Biennial

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June’s Here, It’s Queer: Get Arty With It! John Fleck, 40 Days of Art in WeHo and Queer Biennial

June is Pride month, celebrating LGBTQ pride, culture, achievements, future and history, and there are events throughout the greater Los Angeles are. Tonight Thursday, June 9, the documentary film John Fleck Is Who You Want Him To Be screens in Los Feliz, at the Los Feliz 3 Theater.  The screening is free, please RSVP at […]

19 May 2016

Pop Up: May 22 Only Ed Gutter Limited Edition Print at Til Death

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Pop Up: May 22 Only Ed Gutter Limited Edition Print at Til Death

This Sunday, May 22, acclaimed Southland painter Ed Gutter releases his latest artwork, Speakeasy, in new format, as a limited edition tee shirt that includes a print and button, at a one-day only pop-up event at Til Death Studio. Tee shirts have become a highly valued collectible, with some vintage band tees going for up […]

5 Apr 2016

“Paleolithic Creatures”: Devin Thor Opens at Gallery 825 April 9

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“Paleolithic Creatures”: Devin Thor Opens at Gallery 825 April 9

Artist Devin Thor sculpts slabs of sandstone into representation of extinct mammals, an homage to our prehistoric ancestors and the animals they painted on cave walls across the globe. His work will be on display through April, at Gallery 825, with an artist reception on April 9 from 6pm to 9pm. While Thor’s sculptures pay […]

1 Apr 2016

Save the Date: Brewery Artwalk April 2 and 3, 3D Black Light Vortex Returns!!

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Save the Date: Brewery Artwalk April 2 and 3, 3D Black Light Vortex Returns!!

This weekend brings Brewery Artwalk where artists who work and live and the world’s largest art colony open their studios to the public. Visitors can see art in all mediums–painting, drawing, sculpture, illustration, design, print making, video, fashion, installation, ceramics, jewelry, architecture, costume–and meet the creators. While the Artwalk (and parking!) is free, be sure […]

24 Mar 2016

Save the Date: April 17 “Dark Progressivism” LA Sneak Peek, World Art Day

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Save the Date: April 17 “Dark Progressivism” LA Sneak Peek, World Art Day

Cartwheel Art celebrates Los Angeles’ place as an  international art city  on April 17 as part of World Art Day. Now in its fourth year, World Art Day is a global event that promotes awareness of creative activity worldwide. And while World Art Day is officially April 15, in LA we love a party, so […]

26 Feb 2016

Dierdre Sullivan-Beeman: Ancient Technique, Dreams Make Magical Realism

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Dierdre Sullivan-Beeman: Ancient Technique, Dreams Make Magical Realism

Painter Dierdre Sullivan-Beeman is on a strong trajectory: All six pieces in her show, “One,” at La Luz de Jesus sold out, and she is part of Eric Minh Swenson’s Nude Survey Four at Jai & Jai through March 5. You can view “One” through Sunday, February 28. Sullivan-Beeman, a self-taught artist, uses 14th century […]

5 Feb 2016

Save the Date Feb 6: “The Debriti Show” at Market Gallery

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Save the Date Feb 6:  “The Debriti Show” at Market Gallery

“The Debriti Show,” a super cool exhibition by JonMarc Edwards, opens February 6 as the debut exhibition at Market, the new literary themed gallery in Sliver Lake. Debriti is term Edwards coined, a portmanteau of “debris” and “grafitti,” and for this interactive exhibition, the artist transformed Market into his take on a marijuana dispensary, but […]

5 Feb 2016

Preview & Save the Date: Feb 6 “Curate This, Part Deux” Gabba Gallery

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Preview & Save the Date: Feb 6 “Curate This, Part Deux” Gabba Gallery

Curators are in the spotlight at Gabba Gallery with “Curate This, Part Deux,” showing their art in the second installment of this popular group show. You’ll see work from many well known artists who curate, and discover that many curators have a sideline as artists. Full disclosure: I am the latter, and each time I […]

3 Feb 2016

Save the Date: February 4–“Ship Cats” Lecture by Paul Koudounaris, PhD

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Save the Date: February 4–“Ship Cats” Lecture by Paul Koudounaris, PhD

Here kitty, kitty, kitty! Dr. Paul Koudounaris is back on the lecture circuit, arriving with a splash tomorrow, February 4 at The Last Bookstore. The renown award-winning author of Empire of Death, Heavenly Bodies and Memento Mori, Koudounaris is probably the only author who gets sent well wishes from beyond the grave by the spirits […]

28 Jan 2016

2016 LA At Show Honors Robert Williams, Celebrate on Chung King Road

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2016 LA At Show Honors Robert Williams, Celebrate on Chung King Road

Robert Williams is an astounding talent and a man who through sheer force of vision created an art movement (Low Brow), and thus shepherding in Pop Surrealism, New Modern Contemporary, Narrative Surrealism, Post-Abstract Neo-Figurative, and other styles across the international art world, as well as  bringing about a return to draftsmanship and painterly skills. He […]