Cartwheel Art Tours Coverage: Neighborhood Explorations in Koreatown, with Cartwheel Art Tours Host – Austin Wilkin

“Koreatown: 100 Years of History at a Glance” On Thursday November 17th, Documentary filmmaker, archivist, and transplant gone native, Austin Wilkin, led attendees for the Airbnb Open – Los Angeles, with Neighborhood Explorations in Koreatown, as part of programming, curated and produced by Cartwheel Art Tours founder, Cindy Schwarzstein. The exploration provided guests an adventure through time as…

Save the Date: “Out Of Line” at Subliminal Projects – Opening Reception April 9th

Out Of Line featuring four distinct artists exploring contemporary drawing and mark-making techniques will be opening at Subliminal Projects on Saturday April 9th from 8pm-11pm. Using primarily graphite, pen, and ink, the artists selected for this show examine and expand upon traditional concepts of drawing. Each artist takes their own illustrative liberty to magnify the…

Preview: Julien’s Auctions Street Art Auction: Banksy Murals and More

The annual Street Art Auction by Julien’s Auctions  offers works produced by the most significant and collectible artists in the urban art movement and several  controversial lots: Banksy murals excised from walls in Bethlehem and Detroit, the latter of which contains portions of paint showing clear fingerprints of the unidentified artist. Banksy’s Donkey Documents,  created in in…

3rd Annual Coaster Show at La Luz de Jesus Gallery Opens Tonight!

Who hasn’t sat at a bar, drinking a beer and doodled on a coaster? But many of us aren’t the extremely skilled painters, illustrators, animators, tattooists, sculptors or collage artists that are featured in the Annual La Luz de Jesus Coaster Show exhibition that takes a love of craft brewing and elevates it to high…

Curly: The Importance of Arts Education and the Legacy of Chouinard

When the California Locos were hanging at Red Pipe Gallery, the Locos–Chaz Bojórquez, Dave Tourjé, John Van Hamersveld, Norman Wisdom and Gary Wong–gave a talk about their evolution. The name on all their lips as Chouinard Arts Institute. Four out of five of the guys had gone to school there, and Dave Tourjé had bought…

Kent Twitchell “Above the Streets” Art Share L.A. Gala May 14

Now we can all view the work of Los Angeles’ world renown muralist, Kent Twitchell, with a series of eight billboards that bring his work to major intersections across the city, while alerting us to the upcoming “Above the Streets” gala benefiting Art Share L.A., May 14. Twitchell, the evening’s honoree,  provided eight images from…

“Beyond Graffiti 2,” On Environmental Change

One thing you can expect from a bustling metropolis is constant change. If you grew up in Los Angeles or have lived here long enough, you will come to understand the urban planning concerns that have plagued our built environment, specifically public works projects. Most of us Angelenos most likely agree that public transportation is…

Save the Date: March 28, “Beyond Graffiti 2” Opening

Saturday March 28, the Architecture and Design Museum, Los Angeles presents the opening reception for “Beyond Graffiti 2.” Curated by the Los Angeles Art Collective, “Beyond Graffiti 2” exhibits the work of iconic graffiti artists, defining the rich history of the urban art scene as it pushes past the preconception of the spray can as…

Preview: Richard Shelton, “50 Years of Painting” at Temporary Space

On March 21, Richard Shelton, “50 Years of Painting” opens at Temporary Space, featuring fifty works covering the fifty years of Shelton’s career. Shelton, whose work is in the Smithsonian Art Institute’s Hirshorn Museum and other museums in the United States, chose the paintings not based on the subjective “good/better/best” but rather to reflect pivotal…

Save the Date, March 21: Richard Shelton Launches Temporary Space

Opening March 21, Temporary Space manifests artist Richard Shelton’s vision for a 21st century model of an art gallery.  Shelton’s exhibition,  “Richard Shelton–50 Years of Painting”, curated by Fatemeh Burnes, is the first the exhibition for Temporary Space which merges a traditional brick and mortar gallery with e-commerce. Temporary Space, at its 5522 Wilshire Blvd…

James Georgopoulos “There Is No End” Opens tonight at MAMA Gallery in the Arts District.

  MAMA Gallery will be presenting There Is No End, James Georgopoulos’s first solo exhibition with the gallery on view February 28 through April 4, 2015. The opening reception for the artist will be held tonight in the DTLA Arts District, Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 6:00PM – 9:00PM. This exhibition of new work by American artist James…