PREVIEW AND INTERVIEW: Lucy Sparrow’s “Sparrow Mart” at The Standard DTLA – August 1 – 31

PREVIEW AND INTERVIEW: Lucy Sparrow’s “Sparrow Mart” at The Standard DTLA – August 1 – 31

Sparrow Mart is a grocery store stocked with 31,000 items, every single one of them made from felt. It’s hard to fathom the concept until you’re actually standing in an aisle, plastic basket in hand, deciding among fuzzy boxes of Twinkies, adorable roller-grill hot dogs, and squishy boxes of Johnny Cat kitty litter. Each piece…

Robert Williams Pop-Up Auto Show at NHRA Motorsports Museum – Saturday August 11

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Robert Williams Pop-Up Auto Show at NHRA Motorsports Museum – Saturday August 11

If Southern California is hot rod heaven, then the National Hot Rod Association Motorsports Museum at the Pomona Fairgrounds is Nirvana. And on Saturday, August 11, the living god of hot rod art, Robert Williams, makes an appearance at the NHRA Museum for a discussion with curator and hot rod historian Greg Sharp as part…

SAVE THE DATE & PREVIEW: “La Bulla” The Lucha Libre Event of LA – Saturday June 16

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SAVE THE DATE & PREVIEW: “La Bulla” The Lucha Libre Event of LA – Saturday June 16

Cartwheel Art is pleased to be a cultural partner in a very exciting multi-media event this weekend – one that is packed with live sports action, art, live music, DJ’s, performance art, food, shopping, and FUN!  Antonio Pelayo Productions invites you to experience a premiere live Lucha Libre event “LA BULLA” on Saturday, June 16th  at Plaza…

PREVIEW: Art at The Rendon // Hidden Rooms Explores DTLA’s Past with an Eye to the Future

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PREVIEW: Art at The Rendon // Hidden Rooms Explores DTLA’s Past with an Eye to the Future

Brothel. Dive bar. Murder site. Flophouse. The Rendon Hotel has been all of those, and because it’s Los Angeles, the four-story brick building eventually became a filming location. Now with Los Angeles blooming as a major art city, the Rendon Hotel has been reborn as an installation location called Art at the Rendon. The Rendon,…

PREVIEW WITH ARTIST INTERVIEWS: Art at The Rendon // Hidden Rooms – June 1st through June 3rd

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PREVIEW WITH ARTIST INTERVIEWS: Art at The Rendon // Hidden Rooms – June 1st through June 3rd

ART AT THE RENDON: HIDDEN ROOMS is a 3-day multi-sensory event taking place this coming weekend, June 1-3rd, at the former Rendon Hotel on the corner of 7th and Santa Fe. The building, which was recently sold, has been one of the last hold-outs for gentrification in this now-trendy Arts District neighborhood. Luckily, the new…

PREVIEW: Celebrate Identity Gala at A + D: Architecture and Design Museum – Saturday May 12th

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PREVIEW: Celebrate Identity Gala at A + D: Architecture and Design Museum – Saturday May 12th

A+D Museum is celebrating its 17th year of progressive architecture, design programs, and innovative exhibitions with its annual gala and fundraiser, “CELEBRATE: IDENTITY” on Saturday, May 12 from 7:00-11:00 PM at the Museum. This year’s theme brings gala goers together for an electric evening of performances, food, drink, and music. From the Museum: For one…

SAVE THE DATE: Corey Helford Gallery opens THREE new shows including Camille Rose Garcia – Saturday May 12

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SAVE THE DATE: Corey Helford Gallery opens THREE new shows including Camille Rose Garcia – Saturday May 12

Pop Surrealist star Camille Rose Garcia headlines the trio of openings at Corey Helford Gallery this weekend, featuring her signature style of psychedelia, animation, and storytelling. This exhibition of new work entitled “The Wonderful World of Dr. Deekay” will feature 10 new paintings, dozens of illustrations, a stop-motion animated film, puppets, and a new mural…

SAVE THE DATE: Patrick McGrath Muniz “Credo” Opens at La Luz de Jesus – May 4th

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SAVE THE DATE: Patrick McGrath Muniz “Credo” Opens at La Luz de Jesus – May 4th

La Luz de Jesus Gallery presents “CREDO” by Patrick McGrath Muniz. This marks the artist’s second exhibition with the gallery. CREDO explores and questions myths, assumptions, and beliefs in an age of political uncertainty and misinformation by connecting American Pop consumer culture and religion in paintings inspired by Spanish Colonial Iconography. The work presented responds…

PREVIEW: Venice Pavilion at BEYOND THE STREETS with Steve Grody

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PREVIEW: Venice Pavilion at BEYOND THE STREETS with Steve Grody

Following is the history with accompanying photos of the Venice Pavilion by Steve Grody, graffiti documentarian, and author of the book Graffiti LA: Street Styles and Art. This article was written as a  preview for BEYOND THE STREETS, where there will be a historical recreation of the Venice Pavilion, which was considered the legendary graffiti and…

SAVE THE DATE & PREVIEW: “High & Dry: Land Artifacts” Opening Reception at MOAH – May 12th

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SAVE THE DATE & PREVIEW: “High & Dry: Land Artifacts” Opening Reception at MOAH – May 12th

On May 12th from 4pm to 6pm writer/historian Christopher Langley and photographer Osceola Refetoff will be having an opening reception at MOAH (Lancaster Museum of Art and History) for their exhibition “High & Dry: Land Artifacts.” This is part of a long-term collaboration between Langley and Refetoff who have been collaborating on High & Dry since…

SAVE THE DATE: Carrie Ann Baade “The Apocalyptic Orgasm” Opens at La Luz de Jesus – May 4

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SAVE THE DATE: Carrie Ann Baade “The Apocalyptic Orgasm” Opens at La Luz de Jesus – May 4

La Luz de Jesus Gallery will be presenting a new exhibition “Apocalyptic Orgasm” by artist Carrie Ann Baade. This is the artist’s second exhibition with the gallery.  The apocalypse represents the time after the present one and not a literal end of the world, but a release after the climax from the tension and accumulation…