24 Jan 2017

Preview: Jalal Poehlman Picture Yourself in a Boat on a River Jan 28- Feb 28 at The Alley, Downtown Los Angeles.

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Preview: Jalal Poehlman Picture Yourself in a Boat on a River Jan 28- Feb 28 at The Alley, Downtown Los Angeles.

Join us at The Alley in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District, on Saturday January 28th from 6-9pm,  for Jalal Poehlman’s solo show “Picture Yourself in a Boat on a River” opening reception. For Poehlman’s show, he is transforming The Alley, a relic of old Downtown Los Angeles’ which features a uniquely shaped brick and timber exhibition space,…

17 Jan 2017

Photo Coverage: Opening Reception for the “Winter Invitational” at C.A.V.E. Gallery

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Photo Coverage: Opening Reception for the “Winter Invitational” at C.A.V.E. Gallery

Saturday January 14th was the opening reception for C.A.V.E. Gallery‘s “Winter Invitational” at their new Venice Beach location. With so much great artwork, many of the artists in attendance and the excitement of the new location, which is just next door to LA Louver, this was definitely one of the more fun openings! Congratulations Patrick and…

17 Jan 2017

Photo Coverage: “All Season Portfolio” by Patrick Martinez at Charlie James Gallery

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Photo Coverage:  “All Season Portfolio” by Patrick Martinez at Charlie James Gallery

Charlie James Gallery opened a solo exhibition by gallery artist Patrick Martinez titled “All Season Portfolio”, on January 14th from 6-9pm at the gallery in Downtown Los Angeles Chinatown. The show features new works of painting, drawing, and sculpture by the L.A. based artist, and is up through February 18th, 2017. More about Patrick Martinez and…

15 Jan 2017

Event Coverage: “Creators of Culture” at LA Art Show 2017

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Event Coverage: “Creators of Culture” at LA Art Show 2017

Walking through the LA Art Show, taking in not only the painting, prints and sculpture, but the food, drink, costume, performance and music- one really can’t deny that Los Angeles plays a key role in not only mirroring, but creating culture in our world. The LA Art Show this year, compared to last year’s- and definitely…

13 Jan 2017

Photo Coverage: Highlight’s of the LA Art Show Opening Party, by Steve Grody

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Photo Coverage: Highlight’s of the LA Art Show Opening Party, by Steve Grody

The LA Art Show is always a mixed-bag kind of overdose. I’ll just mention a few of the things I enjoyed seeing. To begin with, there are always “old friends” that, though done generations ago, still have impact, like the little Willem de Kooning or Toulouse Lautrec at one gallery. Willem de Kooning Toulouse Lautrec…

12 Jan 2017

Photo Coverage: Highlight’s of the LA Art Show Opening Party, by Paul Koudounaris

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Photo Coverage: Highlight’s of the LA Art Show Opening Party, by Paul Koudounaris

Check out the photo coverage form the LA Art Show Opening party that took place on Wednesday January 13th, 2017, by Paul Koudounaris. Highlights included Melanie Pullen’s Violent Times performance, curated by Marisa Caichiolo and presented By Esthella Provas & Associates, Beverly Hills. From the LA Art Show: “The performance is an abstract interpretation that explores both the…

7 Dec 2016

Night and Day: The 96 Hour Spectrum of Miami Art Fairs!

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Night and Day: The 96 Hour Spectrum of Miami Art Fairs!

It’s hard to focus on the art fairs of Miami without being distracted by the art of the city itself! I was a first-time visitor to Florida, and immediately absorbed by the aqua gel waters, waving feathery palms and coral-specked sands. Historic, royal Art Deco architecture houses institutions as humble as post offices and motels.…

5 Dec 2016

Event Coverage: Barbie “The Plastic Religion” – Out of the Box Photos!

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Event Coverage: Barbie “The Plastic Religion” – Out of the Box Photos!

In 2014, two Argentine artists, Marianela Perelli and Pool Paolini, turned 33 models of Barbie and Ken into religious icons for an exhibition called Barbie, the Plastic Religion which was displayed at Popa Galeria in Buenas Aris. The show featured Barbie as the Virgin Mary and Ken as Jesus Christ, and included religious figures from…

7 Oct 2016

Save the Date: Jim Blanchard – Visual Abuse Book and Exhib Interview

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Save the Date: Jim Blanchard – Visual Abuse Book and Exhib Interview

Illustrator and graphic artist Jim Blanchard‘s instantly recognizable album cover, poster, and comix art from Seattle’s golden “grunge” era is celebrated in his new, and first book, Visual Abuse, released by his hometown publisher Fantagraphic Books. Jim will be in Los Angeles on October 7-8 to promote his book and exhibition of the same name, at…

3 Oct 2016

Event Coverage: Opening Reception for Aise Born’s “Worth The Weight”

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Event Coverage: Opening Reception for Aise Born’s “Worth The Weight”

Thursday, September 22 marked the opening reception of Aise Born’s solo exhibition at The Container Yard, in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District, titled “Worth The Weight.” Lights were dim and warm, live music bounced off the dense brick walls of the abundant gallery space, and the atmosphere was elevated with Aise’s opulent artwork. A Los…

3 Oct 2016

Photo Coverage: “Human Condition,” Presented by John Wolf

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Photo Coverage: “Human Condition,” Presented by John Wolf

Work in the Autoclaves, by Kim Simonsson. Check out Dr. Paul Koudounaris’s highlighted photos, taken during his visit to the exhibition Human Condition. #TheHospital. From the Press Release about Human Condition: Human Condition is an immersive, site-specific exhibition that features the work of sixty emerging and established artists in a uniquely challenging space: a former…