A + D Museum “inCOLLABORATION: Michael Maltzan Architecture” tonight.

Join A + D Architecture and Design Museum from 6:30-9:00pm tonight, for a reception, presentation and discussion with Michael Maltzan of Michael Maltzan Architecture as part of their inCOLLABORATION series. Micheal Maltzan is the architect behind One Santa Fe in the Arts District that is the new mixed use development, that has created much controversy.…

Mosaic at The Westmoreland Brings Art, Deep House Together

Launching October 18, MOSAIC brings electronic music and an interactive art experience together in one of the most unique nightclub locations in Los Angeles – The Westmoreland. The venue–designed to meld Western esoteric themes like Masonry, thaumaturgy, and ritual magic in the vibe of a haunted Southern mansion, with wrought iron and more from the…

Preview: Haitian Vodou Flags at La Luz de Jesus

This is one of the most exciting  exhibitions this season–part of a perfectly conceived La Luz de Jesus Eastery show full of bright colors, skulls, religion, death and resurrection–a rare chance to view (and purchase!) Haitian vodou flags by the late master Antoine Oleyant.  Oleyant, who died in 1992, moved the traditional sequined fabrics from…

Timothy Washington: Love Thy Neighbor at the Craft and Folk Art Museum

A nearly fifty year retrospective of Timothy Washington’s work is presented by CAFAM for view by the public.

Interview: Art Publicists Draw Attention to Clients

The Miami Art Fairs and the the upcoming Los Angeles Art Show  make it clear that there are a lot of artists, emerging and established, vying for wall space be it in your museums or your home.  In Los Angeles, there are gallery shows opening every weekend, and thousands of artists hoping to hang their…

Art Walk: Pilates & Arts Echo Park

Located close to downtown LA,  Echo Park has experienced a hipster and pseudo-hipster influx over the past few years, along with a new development of townhouses on Echo Park Blvd., but it still retains its funky vibe. Echo Park Blvd., the main street of this enclave, is lined with small shops, cafes, and service businesses…

Call to Artists: METRO SILVER LINE STATIONS Deadline Sept 3

Street artists! Muralists!  Painters! Here’s an opportunity to do public art, be seen by thousands of people daily, and get paid for it! Deadline  for proposal delivery is September 3 (keep in mind Monday September 2 is a holiday) Here are the details: Metro is seeking five artists for Silver Line stations. The Los Angeles…

Beyond Eden: Multi-Gallery Show Celebrates New Contemporary Art

L.A.’s New Contemporary art scene–think Pop Surrealism, conceptual narrative, low brow, interpretive representational; you know, Los Angeles art!–gets its fourth showcasing in the historical, and very LA setting, Barnsdall Art Park in East Hollywood, Oct. 12 and 13, 2013. Beyond Eden, at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Art Park in East Hollywood, …

Photos from La Luz de Jesus: José Rodolfo Loaiza Ontiveros, Laluzapalooze Juried Show Winner

In his latest series, “DisHollywood,” José Rodolfo Loaiza Ontiveros takes his social commentary to a new level, mixing beloved fairytale icons with characters from the world of cinema, celebrity and music to create a pop culture mash-up that enchants and provokes.  Along with Ontiveros, this month La Luz de Jesus presents the  Laluzapalooza juried show…

Photos: Bobby Furst, Rat Fink Opening at La Luz

  Acclaimed Joshua Tree artist Bobby Furst and fans of Rat Fink  filled La Luz de Jesus on Friday Jun 7 for the opening of a doubled barreled pair of shows packing a whallop.  Furst’s assemblage–shown for the first time outside of his desert studio and curated by Billy Shire–displayed his passion and social conscience.…

Preview: Bobby Furst’s Desert Art Raises the Heat at La Luz de Jesus

  Joshua Tree-based artist Bobby Furst  has been creating assemblage since he was little boy growing up in Laurel Canyon. Decades later, after meeting George Herms, Furst brought a portfolio of his own work to Santa Monica College of Design Art and Architecture’s administration on the first day of classes, and was admitted into Herm’s…