6 Sep 2012

Stay Up! Los Angeles Street Art

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Stay Up! Los Angeles Street Art

From Downtown to Midtown to South Central, Los Angeles’ streets have become canvases. After MOCA’s “Art in the Streets,” street art not only grabbed Angelenos’ attention, it became a hot topic in the art world. Attempting to shed light on the city’s street art scene is Azusa Pacific professor and writer Jim Daichendt, author of…

4 Sep 2012

Interview: It’s All Done With Ransom & Mitchell’s Smoke and Mirrors

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Interview: It’s All Done With Ransom & Mitchell’s Smoke and Mirrors

Ransom & Mitchell have taken their photographic and film-making know-how, along with their love of pop-surrealist art and classical painting, to an elevated level by combining narrative themes, an illustrative approach, cinematic lighting, theatrically design sets, and a whole lot of inspiration from the Italian and Dutch Master painters. The end-result is their first fine-art exhibition, Smoke and Mirrors, which opens at Varnish Fine Arts in San Francisco on Saturday, September 8.