21 Jan 2013

Talking About Los Angeles Art: The LA Art Show Panel Preview

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Talking About Los Angeles Art: The LA Art Show Panel Preview

  Along with the opportunity to view both established and emerging artists and visit galleries from around the world, The LA Art Show  delivers exciting panels focusing on Los Angeles art present and past, with an emphasis on both collecting and experiencing art. Thursday January 24 Starting at 2pm American Art Collector Magazine, which focuses…

21 Jan 2013

photo l.a. panel: Collectors Talk Collecting

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photo l.a. panel: Collectors Talk Collecting

The Collecting: A Critical Perspective; the Changing Market Roundtable, at photo l.a. was filled with useful information about collecting contemporary photography. The panelists provided insightful commentary on their own collections, questioned what makes a collection, and considered other relevant issues for the serious collector. Collectors on the panel were Keith Davis of Nelson-Atkins Museum; Gloria Katz…

18 Jan 2013

Preview: Gronk at Coagula Curatorial

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Preview: Gronk at Coagula Curatorial

Gronk’s work in the “Quad Shot:  Renee A. Fox, Diane Gamboa, Germs and Gronk” show, opening at Coagula Curatorial this Saturday January 19, serves up an excellent blend of the artist’s vision and versatility in his unique low-brow high-brow way. Entering the gallery and seeing the brightly-colored floating Madonna is like turning a corner in…

16 Jan 2013

CARTWHEEL Interview With Kirk Pederson of ZERO+ Publishing

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CARTWHEEL Interview With Kirk Pederson of ZERO+ Publishing

Last year at photo l.a.–the longest running art fair west of New York City, which opens this year on January 17–CARTWHEEL founder Cindy Schwarzstein was turned onto fine arts/photography publisher ZERO+ Publishing through their book Everyday Heroes  and Villains, a collection of portraits by photographers Tatiana Wills and Roman Cho which surveys some of the most…

15 Jan 2013

Panza Collection at MOCA: Collecting in Grand Style

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Panza Collection at MOCA: Collecting in Grand Style

  To be a good collector you have to think a lot, to see a lot, to judge with care, not let yourself be dragged along too much by enthusiasm. One should make decisions slowly and buy what you like. And you need great faith in yourself. I bought artwork against the opinions of everyone.…

5 Dec 2012

The Lowdown from Joe Copro: Interview with Greg Escalante

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The Lowdown from Joe Copro: Interview with Greg Escalante

  Cultural movements, as organic as they may seem, don’t just happen on their own. Especially so when it comes to art movements. There are catalysts involved. Art cannot breathe and flourish in a vacuum. Whether it’s been the Medici or Theo Van Gogh, art has always needed it’s patrons, it’s champions, it’s guardians of…

29 Nov 2012

CARTWHEEL Launches Online Shop

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CARTWHEEL Launches Online Shop

CARTWHEEL today announced the opening of our virtual gallery, CARTWHEEL Shop. Featuring original, exclusive artworks by a selection of hand-picked artists, the online gallery brings contemporary art to collectors with cutting-edge tastes. Potential buyers with a range of budgets can browse the selection online; all art will be authenticated and signed by the artists. Curated…

29 Nov 2012

Collector and Gallerist Thomas Negovan: On Collecting and Century Guild in Los Angeles

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Collector and Gallerist Thomas Negovan: On Collecting and Century Guild in Los Angeles

  Los Angeles has become a Great Art City, with hundreds of galleries, thousands of artists,  important art fairs and exhibitions, arts districts throughout the metropolitan and suburban areas, and a style–Low Brow–which was incubated and midwifed in the region. It’s a sign of our city’s embrace of art that the country’s leading Art Nouveau…

14 Nov 2012

Interview: SHAG – A Supersonic Swinger Revisited!

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Interview: SHAG – A Supersonic Swinger Revisited!

CARTWHEEL takes look at the early days of SHAG along with an interview about his “Supersonic Swingers Revisited” tour, The SHAG Store, serigraphs, lunch boxes and more!

23 Oct 2012

Accessing The Entourage: An Inside Look at ART PLATFORM 2012

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Accessing The Entourage: An Inside Look at ART PLATFORM 2012

Going to ART PLATFORM was like visiting 1000 epic exhibitions at the same time. At its core, the event is an art fair, which means that there are tons of galleries from all over the world that each have their own booth in which to showcase a small selection of their artists’ work. To the…

1 Oct 2012

Art Platform Raises the Art Bar at Barker Hangar

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Art Platform Raises the Art Bar at Barker Hangar

Say Los Angeles, and people think traffic and celebrities.  This weekend screw Carmageddon with its closure of the 405 Freeway–Art Platform is here bringing in stars and ingenues of the art world. Some of the biggest, established  names in art along with exciting newer artists, emerging artists, alternative artists, and up-and-comers are on exhibit at…