19 Sep 2017

Event Coverage: The Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art in Berlin, Germany

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Event Coverage: The Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art in Berlin, Germany

Since the fall of the Wall, Berlin has become one of the most attractive places to go to for urban artists as well as for lovers of urban art. After this weekend, the city’s appeal as one of the most exciting cities for urban contemporary art has only grown bigger. The Haus was the last…

18 Sep 2017

Event Coverage: When An Opening Night Is An Opening Community. “California Locos: SoCal Originals – Masters of Style” at Eastern Projects Gallery

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Event Coverage: When An Opening Night Is An Opening Community. “California Locos: SoCal Originals –  Masters of Style” at Eastern Projects Gallery

Chaz Bojórquez A crowd of media and fans- the size, eagerness and enthusiasm of which I’ve never witnessed at an art show- flocked to California Locos: SoCal Originals – Masters of Style, opening reception at Eastern Projects Gallery in Los Angeles’ Chinatown on Saturday, September 16th. This edition of the touring show is, very appropriately, an official…

8 Sep 2017

Preview & Save the Date: Opening of ICA LA with exhibitions “Martin Ramirez: His Life in Pictures: Another Interpretation”, Abigail DeVille: “No Space Hidden (Shelter)” and Sarah Cain: “now I’m going to tell you everything” – September 9th

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Preview & Save the Date: Opening of ICA LA with exhibitions “Martin Ramirez: His Life in Pictures: Another Interpretation”, Abigail DeVille: “No Space Hidden (Shelter)” and Sarah Cain: “now I’m going to tell you everything” – September 9th

Cartwheel Art and Cartwheel Art Tours new neighbor, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA) opens its doors for the first time, this weekend. Located on the western edge of the downtown Los Angeles Arts District, close to ROW DTLA, and the 7th street bridge, sitting directly across from the Greyhound station, it makes it’s move as a “lighthouse” in…

28 Jul 2017

Event Coverage: Val Kilmer’s Pop-Up Art Exhibit “ICON GO ON, I’LL GO ON” – EXTENDED THROUGH

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Event Coverage: Val Kilmer’s Pop-Up Art Exhibit  “ICON GO ON, I’LL GO ON” – EXTENDED THROUGH

  Val Kilmer, who is exhibiting his paintings and sculptures, as a pop-up art show, at the Gabba Gallery, has extended the show through July 29th, 2017. Kilmer, best known as an actor, has been using painting to investigate the nature of Icons, and to explore issues of celebrity, identity, reproduction, and American mythic archetypes. In…

17 Jul 2017

Event Coverage: “Vivian Maier: Photographs from the Maloof Collection” at KP Projects

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Event Coverage: “Vivian Maier: Photographs from the Maloof Collection” at KP Projects

KP Projects opened Vivian Maier: Photographs from the Maloof Collection, with an opening reception on Saturday July 15th. Cartwheel Art contributor Melinda Sanchez, was there and captured these photos from the event. From KP Projects; The story of Vivian Maier and her extraordinary body of photographic works is both compelling for its personal viewpoints as much…

7 Jun 2017

Walking Tour Coverge: Haus Schwarzenberg in Berlin, Germany

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Walking Tour Coverge: Haus Schwarzenberg in Berlin, Germany

Berlin is undergoing the same process of gentrification like numerous other major cities around the world. Consequently, more and more expensive housing and big retail chains are taking over in Germany’s capital, especially in districts like Mitte. When you look a little closer though, you’ll realize that it’s still possible to find subculture between all…

4 Jun 2017

Event coverage: Sanctuary created by FUTURE TONGUE and NEW GUARD THEATER COMPANY

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Event coverage: Sanctuary created by FUTURE TONGUE and NEW GUARD THEATER COMPANY

Future Tongue and New Guard Theater opened Sanctuary June 2, at the Little Tokyo Art Complex in downtown Los Angeles.  The exhibition runs through June 11 with evolving highlight performances throughout the week. “The new exhibit, called Sanctuary, will involve five artists who will take over a space in downtown Los Angeles to investigate the…

19 May 2017

Save the Date & Interview: Closing Party for Edward Colver “Idle Worship II” at Lethal Amounts – Saturday May 20th

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Save the Date & Interview: Closing Party for Edward Colver “Idle Worship II” at Lethal Amounts – Saturday May 20th

Edward Colver is best known for his iconic images of California punk and hardcore spanning the years of 1978-1984 though he has also captured many other subjects, from Tom Waits to Timothy Leary to Ice Cube, and others. His current show at Lethal Amounts, Idle Worship II – The Photography of Edward Colver, LA Underground…

9 Apr 2017

Event Coverage: THE HAUS – BERLIN ART BANG in Berlin, Germany

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Event Coverage: THE HAUS – BERLIN ART BANG in Berlin, Germany

The art project THE HAUS – BERLIN ART BANG opened its doors in a former bank building in Berlin-Schöneberg on April 1st. The building’s background is a story written by gentrification, but it comes with a twist. The property might have been bought by a company that’s going to build expensive condos there, before this…

29 Mar 2017

Coverage: Ed Moses: Chance and Circumstance at William Turner Gallery

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Coverage: Ed Moses: Chance and Circumstance at William Turner Gallery

Ed Moses is one of the original “Cool School” artists who has helped shape the West Coast art scene since 1958.  The opening on Saturday March 25th at William Turner Gallery, was a celebratory event, filled with artists, friends, collectors and fans, just days before his 91st birthday.  Moses’ work is vibrant, strong, prolific and exploratory.  Metaphysics…

28 Mar 2017

Coverage: Essi Zimm, Ten Hundred, Konecki at the Gabba Gallery

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Coverage: Essi Zimm, Ten Hundred, Konecki at the Gabba Gallery

There were three solo show’s that opened at the Gabba Gallery, on Saturday March 25th. Essi Zimm’s much anticipated yearly show filled the first two rooms of the gallery. Titled “Happenstance”, the art in her show, centered around constellations and their mythology.  Using collage, paint, bright colors and patterned Japanese paper, the works in the show, embraced the…