N. Arts District Tour to benefit Art Share L.A., Sponsored by Angel City Brewery

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N. Arts District Tour to benefit Art Share L.A., Sponsored by Angel City Brewery

Cartwheel Art Tour founder Cindy Schwarzstein, will enthusiastically guide participants, while offering her “insider” knowledge through, the art and history of what was once a gritty section filled with disused warehouses, train tracks and manufacturing plants by the L.A. River, to what is now rapidly becoming the hippest and most vibrant and dynamic art-centric part…

Save the Date: Urban Playground at The Gabba Gallery

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Save the Date: Urban Playground at The Gabba Gallery

“Urban Playground,” opening on Saturday August 23rd at The Gabba Gallery in Los Angeles brings the urban environment into their almost 2000 sq. ft. gallery. The Gabba Gallery: The playful excitement of children playing tag, a pick-up game of basketball, happy dogs, dandelions, metallic buildings, graffiti covered walls, boom boxes on full blast and skateboarders…

CARTWHEEL’s Preview to artMRKT San Francisco, May 16-19, 2013

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CARTWHEEL’s Preview to artMRKT San Francisco, May 16-19, 2013

Held at the Fort Mason Center-Festival Pavilion overlooking the San Francisco Bay, artMRKT San Francisco showcases 70 galleries, eight installations, and art discussions May 16-19, 2013. Travelers will be excited to see San Francisco’s newly unveiled project, the world’s largest light sculpture on the Bay Bridge, The Bay Lights. The sight of 25,000 programmed LEDs…

CARTWHEEL’s Guide to ArtPadSF May 16-19, 2013

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CARTWHEEL’s Guide to ArtPadSF May 16-19, 2013

For three days and four nights beginning the evening of May 16, a selection of contemporary California galleries will all be poolside in San Francisco, and they’ll be doing more than just kicking back and relaxing! Quite the opposite: At ArtPadSF, the art fair at ultra-hip Phoenix Hotel, the whole complex is abuzz as collectors,…

Gallerists Discuss Armory Arts Week

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Gallerists Discuss Armory Arts Week

Amory Arts Week was a flurry of activity for collectors, artists, and of course gallerists, the majority of whom travel thousands of miles, coordinating the shipping of art works, setting up their booths, and then greeting myriads of visitors over the course of four days, before tearing it all down, and shipping it back. We…

PREVIEW: Armory Arts Week NY 2013: The Armory Show, Scope, Fountain, and Volta

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PREVIEW: Armory Arts Week NY 2013: The Armory Show, Scope, Fountain, and Volta

The oldest art fair in the United States, The Armory Show, has spawned a massive series of events that encompasses all five boroughs of New York City bringing international artists, galleries, dealers, collectors, and enthusiasts to the city for a week of non-stop art and culture activities. Armory Arts Week running March 5-10, 2013 includes…

PREVIEW: Printed Matter Bringing It From NY to LA Art Book Fair at MOCA-Geffen

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PREVIEW: Printed Matter Bringing It From NY to LA Art Book Fair at MOCA-Geffen

West Coast and visiting art book lovers are looking forward to the L A Art Book Fair next week at the MOCA-Geffen downtown. The first annual book fair is sponsored by Printed Matter, the legendary art bookstore based in New York. Admission is free to all events including the opening reception on Thursday evening from…

Mat Gleason Dishes on Parking in Chinatown

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Mat Gleason Dishes on Parking in Chinatown

    Wednesday I went by Coagula Curatorial to preview this weekend’s “Quad Shot” show— and especially to look at my friend Gronk‘s work–and was happy to see Mat Gleason,¬†gallery owner and director,¬†on hand to supervise its installation. Some of you know that Mat recently had a pacemaker installed to stabilize his heartbeat and was…