Ed Freeman: Crisp, Clean Photos of Ordinary Places

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Ed Freeman: Crisp, Clean Photos of Ordinary Places

Ed Freeman, musician turned photographer, can make any ordinary thing like a Rally’s Hamburger stand or Gasoline Food Mart into a work of fine art. His crisp photo manipulations are impeccable, and even if you combed them centimeter by centimeter with a high-powered magnifying glass, I doubt you’d find any imperfections. In fact, the works…

Studio Visit: Bob Dob, Part 1

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Studio Visit: Bob Dob, Part 1

Bob Dob invited me to his studio to begin documenting the progress of his upcoming exhibit at La Luz De Jesus. The show, which opens in November, is a still a little ways away from now, so I’ve decided to only give you CARTWHEEL-ers a really blurry sneak peek into what he’s up to. Obviously,…

Skateboard Art Installation at Sonos Studio

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Skateboard Art Installation at Sonos Studio

If you like the aesthetics of skateboards and even more so the concept that they can be displayed as pieces of fine art, then take a stroll down La Brea blvd to SONOS STUDIO. The speaker company’s LA show room is actually a museum space devoted to the sonic arts and one of its major…

Group Exhibit at Carmichael Gallery — July 2012

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Group Exhibit at Carmichael Gallery — July 2012

The latest exhibit at Carmichael Gallery entitled “A Gleeful And Relentless Forward Moving Of Time” has a little bit of everything in it. There are lenticular prints, woven tapestries, and even taxidermied butterflies. In a strange way they all seem to fit in the space together making it feel like a departure from their previous…

Three Exhibits In One Gallery at BLUM & POE

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Three Exhibits In One Gallery at BLUM & POE

For the month of JULY, the gallery Blum & Poe is playing host to three exhibitions in their space at once. However, the first thing you notice when walking to their building is a memorial of flowers and stuffed animals along the sidewalk. Debates on the street ensued in regards to whether or not the…

Live Fast Magazine curates a group exhibit @ Lux/Eros Gallery

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Live Fast Magazine curates a group exhibit @ Lux/Eros Gallery

  Live Fast Magazine, under the direction of its editor, Vivianne Lapointe, put together a group exhibit at Lux/Eros Gallery for the month of July. The show, “Untamed”, features 20 artists who each have their own unique medium of expression. Although, a subconsciously underlying sense of fashion seems to form a bond between most of…

MADE IN VENICE @ The Gallery [74 Market Street]

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MADE IN VENICE @ The Gallery [74 Market Street]

MADE IN VENICE is an intimate exhibit that showcases the work of artists who live in Venice Beach [CA]. It’s at a really interesting spot named THE GALLERY, which happens to be across from Larry Bell’s studio, who in addition to having work in museums across the world also has one piece featured in this…

The Fine Art of The Doodle at CHARLIE JAMES GALLERY

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The Fine Art of The Doodle at CHARLIE JAMES GALLERY

MICHELLE ANDRADE was probably the best doodler in her high school. As in the one that you wished got called up in front of the class to make a masterpiece so that you wouldn’t have to do work for the rest of the day. And now she’s showing at awesome galleries in Chinatown — making…

ARRESTED MOTION curates the group exhibit “City of Fire”

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ARRESTED MOTION curates the group exhibit “City of Fire”

ARRESTED MOTION, an art blog followed by more than 36,000 people, curated its first West-Coast exhibit of 2012 — named “CITY ON FIRE.” The show was inside of the boutique jewelry store STEPHEN WEBSTER, which is on the walking road of RODEO DRIVE – the most elite retail section of the 90210 zip code. And…

Artists Reinterpret Their Favorite Video Games at GIANT ROBOT 2

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Artists Reinterpret Their Favorite Video Games at GIANT ROBOT 2

GIANT ROBOT GALLERY is a place where artists can explore their imaginations without fear. Whereas a frou-frou gallery in Culver City might spite their noses at the fact that any of their artists would want to make a painting based upon their favorite video game, let alone play one, Giant Robot would fully promote it.…

Augustine Kofie’s “Working An Angle” at KNOWN GALLERY

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Augustine Kofie’s “Working An Angle” at KNOWN GALLERY

AUGUSTINE KOFIE creates incredibly rad abstract paintings that appear to the viewer as mystical plans for some yet unknown form of architecture. They are the kinds of works that can get anyone stoked about art – from young kids to serious buyers. And so it was really cool that the gallery had several prints available…