PREVIEW & INTERVIEW: “Rental Asylum” a Solo Show by Herakut at Corey Helford Gallery – Saturday, February 24th

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PREVIEW & INTERVIEW:  “Rental Asylum” a Solo Show by Herakut at Corey Helford Gallery –  Saturday, February 24th

This Saturday, February 24th, Corey Helford Gallery premieres a new exhibit by renowned German graffiti duo Herakut. This team, comprised of Jasmin Suddiqui (known as Hera), and her partner Falk Lehmann, (known as Akut) joined forces in 2004 to create a now internationally-known painting partnership. Best known for their imaginative street murals of children and animals, usually…

PREVIEW: Bill Barminski Retrospective Pop-Up Exhibition at Castelli Art Space – Friday, February 23rd & Saturday, February 24th

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PREVIEW: Bill Barminski Retrospective Pop-Up Exhibition at Castelli Art Space – Friday, February 23rd & Saturday, February 24th

Bill Barminski’s work represented the collective thinking of the 80’s in the DTLA art scene. Tex Hitler was my first exposure to Barminski’s work with its political tone and subversive sense of humor. You can say that about Barminski’s art career as a whole: there’s always political commentary and humor in all of his work…

PREVIEW & INTERVIEW: Inaugural Opening of Over the Influence Gallery in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District with “Annihilation,”a Solo Exhibition by Vhils – February 22nd

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PREVIEW & INTERVIEW: Inaugural Opening of Over the Influence Gallery in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District with “Annihilation,”a Solo Exhibition by Vhils – February 22nd

Hong Kong gallery Over the Influence inaugurates its new Arts District space in Los Angeles on February 22 with a solo exhibition by Vhils entitled Annihilation. Los Angeles is home to several stunning street murals by Alexandre Farto aka Vhils, made using his strikingly original technique of chiseling, sanding, and blasting large-scale, finely detailed, emotionally…

PREVIEW & INTERVIEW: Opening Reception for “The Pain Isn’t Over” a Solo Art Exhibition by Leafar Seyer at These Days Gallery – February 24th

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PREVIEW & INTERVIEW:  Opening Reception for “The Pain Isn’t Over” a Solo Art Exhibition by Leafar Seyer at These Days Gallery – February 24th

Leafar Seyer, vocalist for the electronic “Cholo Goth” duo Prayers, will present a comprehensive look at his art, for his debut solo Los Angeles solo show “The Pain Isn’t Over” at These Days gallery which opens on February 24th from 7-10PM and remains on exhibition through April 8th, 2018. Leafar Seyer was born Rafael Reyes…

SAVE THE DATE: Bill Barminski Retrospective at Castelli Art Space – Friday February 23rd & Saturday February 24th

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SAVE THE DATE: Bill Barminski Retrospective at Castelli Art Space – Friday February 23rd & Saturday February 24th

Bill Barminski has been one of the most prolific and influential artists of the last 30 years, with work spanning the mediums of album covers, painting, sculpting, animation, music composition, video and fully-immersive large-scale installations. Curated by Scott Arundale, Castelli Art Space will host a two-night only retrospective of this one-of-a-kind artist’s career on Friday,…

PREVIEW – PHOTO ESSAY: Opening of “Mark Bradford. New Works” at Hauser & Wirth – Saturday February 17th

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PREVIEW – PHOTO ESSAY: Opening of “Mark Bradford. New Works” at Hauser & Wirth – Saturday February 17th

Hauser & Wirth located in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District will be opening to the public on Saturday, February 17th “Mark Bradford. New Works,” the artist’s first gallery exhibition in his hometown of Los Angeles in over 15 years. See photos below taken for Cartwheel Art by Cindy Schwarzstein during today’s press preview. Scroll to…

SAVE THE DATE: Opening Reception of Sonya Palencia solo exhibition “An Unquiet Waltz” and a group show with Hanna Jaeun, Stephanie Inagaki, Ver Mar, Lizz Lopez & Abbybelle at Copro Gallery – Saturday February 17th

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SAVE THE DATE: Opening Reception of Sonya Palencia solo exhibition “An Unquiet Waltz” and a group show with Hanna Jaeun, Stephanie Inagaki, Ver Mar, Lizz Lopez & Abbybelle at Copro Gallery – Saturday February 17th

Copro Gallery at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica will be presenting two shows on Saturday, February 17th. The first is Sonya Palencia’s solo show “An Unquiet Waltz: Tales of Majesty and Demise in the Chaparral” with a new series of oil paintings inspired by her tenacious backyard in the Los Padres National Forest. Sonya Palencia,…

SAVE THE DATE: Opening Reception for Pontus Willfors “SHOP” at Denk Gallery – Saturday February 24th

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SAVE THE DATE: Opening Reception for Pontus Willfors “SHOP” at Denk Gallery – Saturday February 24th

DENK Gallery in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District will be presenting SHOP; it’s first solo exhibition of new works by gallery artist Pontus Willfors. From the Press Release: The artist’s detailed sculptural pieces are executed in hardwood and aluminum, often interchanging one material for the other in surprising ways and challenging the expectations we…

SAVE THE DATE: Night of 1000 Drawings at the Globe Theater – March 22nd

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SAVE THE DATE: Night of 1000 Drawings at the Globe Theater – March 22nd

Night of 1000 Drawings is a charity event concept that has traveled the world and is now coming to the US, with it’s first stop being our City of Angels. Night of 1000 Drawings will benefit local children, with proceeds going to a music program at Metro Charter Elementary, a local DTLA school. This one-night…

SAVE THE DATE: Opening Reception of “Memories on Location”, A Group Show at Keystone Gallery – February 17th

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SAVE THE DATE: Opening Reception of “Memories on Location”, A Group Show at Keystone Gallery – February 17th

Memory is stimulated by many things, often random, from song verses to particular scents or other sensory stimuli. An exhibition “Memories on Location” at the Keystone Gallery explores the various ways that images can connect one with the past, inviting the viewer to thoughtful introspection, as they explore the artwork and unlock passages in their…

SAVE THE DATE: Opening Day – Dora De Lario’s “Other Worlds,” and Rigo 23 “Ripples Become Waves,” at Beta Main Museum – Sunday Feb. 25th

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SAVE THE DATE: Opening Day – Dora De Lario’s “Other Worlds,” and Rigo 23 “Ripples Become Waves,” at Beta Main Museum – Sunday Feb. 25th

The Beta Main Museum will be having an opening reception on Sunday, Feb. 25th, from 2-5 pm, to celebrate the work of Dora De Larios and Rigo 23. The afternoon will begin with a ceremonial blessing by Tongva Elder Michael Whitehorse Aviles. The exhibition includes the first West Coast presentation of a statue created by…