Annie Owens’ Motherland and The Ace Is Wild

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Annie Owens’ Motherland and The Ace Is Wild

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 and Kelly Allen at Thinkspace Gallery

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Andy Kehoe and Kelly Allen at Thinkspace Gallery

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 – The Beatles Book Signing at Taschen

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Harry Benson – The Beatles Book Signing at Taschen

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.

Speedy Graphito French Invasion Print Signing at Moura Starr

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Speedy Graphito French Invasion Print Signing at Moura Starr

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.

It Was A Red Hot Night of Art, Film and Music!

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It Was A Red Hot Night of Art, Film and Music!

It was a balmy Los Angeles summer night June 25th as Cartwheel presented “A Red Hot Night of Art, Film & Music” featuring Fishbone and John Scarpati.

Three Sheets – a Vintage Movie Poster Show

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Three Sheets – a Vintage Movie Poster Show

“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.

Milk & Honey Group Benefit Show at Hurley

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Milk & Honey Group Benefit Show at Hurley

Recap: Milk & Honey Group Benefit Show at Hurley July 20, 2012, Costa Mesa, Ca. One of the only things better than affordable art is affording it to contribute to an important human rights cause. In the case of Milk & Honey, this was a one-night opportunity to support “Hope for India” through the channel…

Live Fast Magazine curates a group exhibit @ Lux/Eros Gallery

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Live Fast Magazine curates a group exhibit @ Lux/Eros Gallery

  Live Fast Magazine, under the direction of its editor, Vivianne Lapointe, put together a group exhibit at Lux/Eros Gallery for the month of July. The show, “Untamed”, features 20 artists who each have their own unique medium of expression. Although, a subconsciously underlying sense of fashion seems to form a bond between most of…

SMART ART – A New Trend Incorporating – And Celebrating – How Science Meets Art!

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SMART ART – A New Trend Incorporating – And Celebrating – How Science Meets Art!

Words By Dale Youngman Photos by Cindy Schwarzstein, The Do Lab, Bathsheba.com, Dennis Callahan, Curious Josh, and Dale Youngman   As an art enthusiast always looking for the next “movement,”  I am mesmerized by the increasing amount of art that utilizes, and is in fact made possible – by cutting edge technology. The first “smART…

MADE IN VENICE @ The Gallery [74 Market Street]

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MADE IN VENICE @ The Gallery [74 Market Street]

MADE IN VENICE is an intimate exhibit that showcases the work of artists who live in Venice Beach [CA]. It’s at a really interesting spot named THE GALLERY, which happens to be across from Larry Bell’s studio, who in addition to having work in museums across the world also has one piece featured in this…

The Fine Art of The Doodle at CHARLIE JAMES GALLERY

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The Fine Art of The Doodle at CHARLIE JAMES GALLERY

MICHELLE ANDRADE was probably the best doodler in her high school. As in the one that you wished got called up in front of the class to make a masterpiece so that you wouldn’t have to do work for the rest of the day. And now she’s showing at awesome galleries in Chinatown — making…