Save the Date: “Roll Call”, 11 Graffiti Artists from L.A., Curated by Gajin Fujita, at L.A. Louver – Wednesday November 16th
Join us at L.A. Louver, on Wednesday November 16th for the opening reception of “ROLL CALL,” where 11 artists from L.A., will be exhibiting in a show, curated by Gajin Fujita. Artists include: Chaz Bojorquez, David Cavazos (Big Sleeps), Fabian Debora, Ricardo Estrada, Gajin Fujita, Alex Kizu (Defer), Patrick Martinez, Retna, Jose Reza (Prime), Jesse Simon, […]
Save the Date with Preview and Interview: “Mollior” by Danni Shinya Luo at La Luz de Jesus Gallery on Friday November 4th
Danni Shinya Luo will be presenting her third exhibition at La Luz de Jesus, opening Friday, Nov. 4, titled “Mollior”, the latin word for “softer” which per the show statement is a “concept that sums up the show’s spirit in entirety, from the subject matters to the style of expression.” “Mollior” finds Shinya Luo returning […]
Illustrator and graphic artist Jim Blanchard‘s instantly recognizable album cover, poster, and comix art from Seattle’s golden “grunge” era is celebrated in his new, and first book, Visual Abuse, released by his hometown publisher Fantagraphic Books. Jim will be in Los Angeles on October 7-8 to promote his book and exhibition of the same name, at […]
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 […]
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 […]
Because it’s true that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and in my eyes graffiti is beautiful. For the love it gives me has been forged my heart by the same destructive force that allows me to cope with the pressures created by a social conscience. ~ Rafael Reyes, Living Dangerously Ankore roams […]
Modern graffiti in Los Angeles started to catch on in the mid ‘80s and quickly grew in popularity among kids that were attracted to its half-art-half-sport (lots of climbing and running), getting-away-with-it nature. One of the crews to achieve acknowledged veteran status in the world of Los Angeles graffiti is UTI (Under The Influence, Using […]
A Cartwheel Art exclusive interview with Zara Kand and Tracy Perdue – two artists showing at Huntington Beach’s SevVen Gallery tonight.
22+1, Viviana Druga and Tata Christiane’s tarot themed art show is open to the public for one night only on Weds. October 1 at Actual Size Gallery in Chinatown.
I first knew Tom Hofer as “one of the handsome Hofer brothers.” He and his brother Manfred played in bands, lived in Pacific Palisades, and tons of girls had mad crushes on them–how I escaped his bass-playing charms in my youth is still beyond me, but I have been madly charmed by his collage art, […]