Event Coverage: Shepard Fairey’s ‘Damaged’ 11/11: The Medium, The Message, The Repair

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Event Coverage: Shepard Fairey’s ‘Damaged’ 11/11: The Medium, The Message, The Repair

Given the democratic values of Shepard Fairey and his work, I had the appropriate opportunity to cover his monumental solo show, ‘Damaged,’ not from the exclusive Press preview the evening before- but from the crowd of People on the opening night. These reflections come to you straight from the belly of fans, that if an outsider…

Save the Date: “War of the Worlds” Co-Produced by The Industry & NOW Art LA and with Set Production Design by Calder Greenwood – November 11th & November 18th

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Save the Date: “War of the Worlds” Co-Produced by The Industry & NOW Art LA and with Set Production Design by Calder Greenwood – November 11th & November 18th

THE MARTIANS ARE COMING!!! Don’t miss WAR OF THE WORLDS, an opera based on the infamous 1938 “fake news” radio drama created by Orson Welles, that will blur the boundary between concert hall and the streets of Los Angeles!! The Industry’s most audacious experiment since Hopscotch, WAR OF THE WORLDS. premieres this weekend with a performance on Sunday November…

Preview & Essay: ” Dark Progressivism: The Built Environment” at Museum of Art and History, Lancaster (MOAH) – November 11th, 2017 through January 14th, 2018

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Preview & Essay: ” Dark Progressivism: The Built Environment” at Museum of Art and History, Lancaster (MOAH) – November 11th, 2017 through January 14th, 2018

“Dark Progressivism: The Built Environment,” opening at Museum of Art and History, Lancaster (MOAH) on Saturday, November 11th, and curated by Lisa Derrick and Rodrigo Ribera d’Ebre, serves as a fine complement to the documentary film “Dark Progressivism.” The curatorial statement for “Dark Progressivism: The Built Environment, is an appreciative and insightful academic perspective of…

Save the Date: “A Quest for Peril” by Calder Greenwood at THESE DAYS – Saturday November 11th

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Save the Date: “A Quest for Peril” by Calder Greenwood at THESE DAYS – Saturday November 11th

Cartwheel Art is super excited for Calder Greenwood’s solo exhibition ” A Quest for Peril” opening Saturday November 10th at THESE DAYS in Downtown Los Angeles. This is the first solo exhibition by the Los Angeles artist and man of action Calder Greenwood, who has been a guest speaker with Cartwheel Art Tours. Years ago Calder…

Save the Date: Designer Con 2017 – Saturday November 11th through Sunday November 12th

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Save the Date: Designer Con 2017 – Saturday November 11th through Sunday November 12th

For the 12th year, Designer Con will be taking place for two days this weekend at the Pasadena Convention Center! Cartwheel Art couldn’t be more excited!! Ticket information can be found at this link. For those not familiar, Designer Con 2017 features 400 vendors, including some of Cartwheel Art’s favorite artists, designers, and manufacturers, who will be selling toys,…

Tour Coverage: Private Tour at Shrine’s “Haunted Shack Gardens” (10/30/17)

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Tour Coverage: Private Tour at Shrine’s “Haunted Shack Gardens” (10/30/17)

Here’s a peek into the absolutely incredible Haunted Shack Gardens​ by artist Brent Allen Spears​ (aka. Shrine) as seen during yesterday’s private tour with Cartwheel Art Tours​. Shrine is the artist behind many of the installations at art & music festivals such as Coachella​, Lightning in a Bottle​ and Burning Man​ just to name a…

Event Coverage: Panel Discussion & Closing Reception “CALIFORNIA LOCOS: SoCal Originals – Masters of Style”

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Event Coverage: Panel Discussion & Closing Reception “CALIFORNIA LOCOS: SoCal Originals – Masters of Style”

The “CALIFORNIA LOCOS: SoCal Originals – Masters of Style,” panel discussion, that took place during the closing reception at Eastern Projects Gallery, was a standing room only affair.  Lead by Artist, original LOCOS member and co-curator of the exhibition, Chaz Bojórquez, this discussion was food for the soul, for any graffiti or contemporary art fan,…

Save the Date: DTLA’s Long Beach Avenue Open Artist Studios – Saturday November 4th through Sunday November 5th

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Save the Date:  DTLA’s Long Beach Avenue Open Artist Studios – Saturday November 4th through Sunday November 5th

          This weekend on Saturday November 4th (4-9pm) and Sunday November 5th (4-9pm), is the 4th annual Downtown Los Angeles, Long Beach Avenue Lofts Open Artist Studios. This annual open studios event is an opportunity to see the artwork of several working artists and glimpse into their creation process. The participting artists will…

Tour Coverage: Cartwheel Art Tours x Women Who Whiskey in DTLA for “The Art of Whiskey” (Sunday October 29th)

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Tour Coverage: Cartwheel Art Tours x Women Who Whiskey in DTLA for “The Art of Whiskey” (Sunday October 29th)

This was a super fun tour designed for Women Who Whiskey – Los Angeles​ with Kim Ohanneson,​ that was offered as a pre-Halloween version of “The Art of Whiskey” for our partnered tour series. Our founder Cindy Schwarzstein​ led the custom walking tour that combined elements of Cartwheel Art Tours Underground L.A. and Art and…

Preview: “Artificial Winter by Ian Francis, “Remix” by Hush and “Lost Angels” by Jack Tsai at Corey Helford Gallery – Saturday 10/28 through November 25th

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Preview: “Artificial Winter by Ian Francis, “Remix” by Hush and “Lost Angels” by Jack Tsai at Corey Helford Gallery – Saturday 10/28 through November 25th

Join us on Saturday October 28th at Corey Helford Gallery, for their gallery opening reception’s with three distinct artists. In gallery one will be “Artificial Winter”, an exhibition of works by Bristol based artist Ian Francis, and  in Galleries 2 and 3 – will be “Remix” by HUSH and “The Lost Angels” by Jacky Tsai. Gallery 1: Ian Francis:…

Save the Date: Kii Arens DICTATORS and MONSTERS Rcnstrct Studio – 10/27 through 11/27

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Save the Date: Kii Arens DICTATORS and MONSTERS Rcnstrct Studio – 10/27 through 11/27

  We all feel somewhat defenseless with the current powers that be. I wanted to do something abrasive that cuts through all that’s being said and posted in social media. with that in mind, I give you… DICTATORS & MONSTERS.” -KII ARENS Kii Arens work began appearing in galleries around LA, such as M Modern, Gallery…