Ryan McIntosh – Print release on the street

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Ryan McIntosh – Print release on the street

Ryan McIntosh just enacted the most innovative art releases I’ve ever seen in the history of Los Angeles. He stapled 36 of his prints to a wall on Melrose near the intersection of Formosa and within several hours all of them were snatched up by his various collectors — which included everyone from museum curators…

2012 Venice Art Walk

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2012 Venice Art Walk

Once a year, The Venice Art Walk, gives attendees the opportunity to not only check out all of the beach-side studios of fantastic artists, but to do it in support of a great cause. Since, all of the funds received from the event [via ticket sales, tours, and auctions] goes directly to The Venice Family…

CREATURES FROM THE DEEP — 225 Forest

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CREATURES FROM THE DEEP — 225 Forest

Jennie Cotterill curated an amazing group show at 225 Forest in Laguna Beach. The theme and title of which, is “Creatures From The Deep”. Original works by over 30 artists depict everything from Fiji mermaids to seahorses and line the gallery/store walls in mediums ranging from sculptures to paintings. And when you reached the end…

Eagle Rock Mini Comic-Con

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Eagle Rock Mini Comic-Con

I don’t really understand the culture of making zines, but I nevertheless find it entertaining. In a way, it’s like a rebellion against the Internet, except it’s equally saturated with people just as socially awkward as those who can’t live without it. And while some of the books people make are just simply awful (as…

LALA Gallery – Grand Opening

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LALA Gallery – Grand Opening

LALA GALLERY was filled to the brim with young people on its opening night. And the industrial space, which is located somewhere in downtown LA, was easy to spot since it had a giant RETNA mural across its largest wall. However, it still kind of felt like we were in a part of the city…

JULES MUCK – “Muck This House” – LAB ART

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JULES MUCK – “Muck This House” – LAB ART

JULES MUCK brings the spirit of Venice Beach wherever she goes. And so the opening reception for her solo show, “Muck This House”, at LAB ART was filled to the brink with colorful paintings and wonderful characters. However, the main attraction of the night was a house that Muck built in the center of the…

The Hive Gallery and Studios: “Line Attack”

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The Hive Gallery and Studios: “Line Attack”

The Hive Gallery and Studios always offers a quadruple helping of art at each of their openings. They run a normal gallery in the front, a secondary gallery/stage in the middle, and then artists’ studios in the back. So, the following photos are from the main showing, which is entitled “Line Attack” and features the…