Event Coverage: Panel Discussion & Closing Reception “CALIFORNIA LOCOS: SoCal Originals – Masters of Style”

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Event Coverage: Panel Discussion & Closing Reception “CALIFORNIA LOCOS: SoCal Originals – Masters of Style”

The “CALIFORNIA LOCOS: SoCal Originals – Masters of Style,” panel discussion, that took place during the closing reception at Eastern Projects Gallery, was a standing room only affair.  Lead by Artist, original LOCOS member and co-curator of the exhibition, Chaz Bojórquez, this discussion was food for the soul, for any graffiti or contemporary art fan,…

Coverage: “The Dark Side of Marvel-ous” – Swarming for Charity

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Coverage: “The Dark Side of Marvel-ous” – Swarming for Charity

  ” When German Fine Artist Albrecht Behmel first developed his unique style of painting which he calls,  “The Magic of the Swarms,” he had no idea how internationally impactful it would become, although he has already exhibited in several countries. Last Thursday evening, October 19th, his work was the focal point of a VIP…

Preview: “Mike Kelley, Kandors, 1999-2011” at Hauser & Wirth LA – October 21st through January 21st

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Preview: “Mike Kelley, Kandors, 1999-2011” at Hauser & Wirth LA – October 21st through January 21st

“Mike Kelley, Kandors, 1999-2011”, opens at Hauser & Wirth, Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 6-9 pm and continues through January 21, 2018.  Cartwheel Art was invited for the press opening of the survey of Kelley’s take on Superman’s original world, Kandor.  We were introduced to his extensive body of work, by the gallery’s Senior Director, Stacen Berg, John…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…