Robert Williams Pop-Up Auto Show at NHRA Motorsports Museum – Saturday August 11

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Robert Williams Pop-Up Auto Show at NHRA Motorsports Museum – Saturday August 11

If Southern California is hot rod heaven, then the National Hot Rod Association Motorsports Museum at the Pomona Fairgrounds is Nirvana. And on Saturday, August 11, the living god of hot rod art, Robert Williams, makes an appearance at the NHRA Museum for a discussion with curator and hot rod historian Greg Sharp as part…

SAVE THE DATE: “The Escape Artist,” a Solo Exhibition by Greg “Craola ” Simkins at KP Projects – Saturday May 19th

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SAVE THE DATE:  “The Escape Artist,” a Solo Exhibition by Greg “Craola ” Simkins at KP Projects – Saturday May 19th

For his 7th solo show at KP Projects, LA-based artist Greg “Craola” Simkins addresses the notion of “what if?”  and make-believe in his signature pop-surreal fashion in this solo exhibit entitled “The Escape Artist.”  Intricate details are lushly created from his insanely creative imagination, luring the viewer into his fantasy world of odd animals in even…

SAVE THE DATE & PREVIEW: Laluzapalooza 2018 at La Luz de Jesus Gallery – Opening Reception on Friday, March 2nd

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SAVE THE DATE & PREVIEW: Laluzapalooza 2018 at La Luz de Jesus Gallery – Opening Reception on Friday, March 2nd

  La Luz de Jesus Gallery will be presenting their annual juried group exhibition, LALUZAPALOOZA with an opening reception on Friday, March 2nd. This gigantic, no-theme show will be featuring works from some of the freshest and most relevant artists working today. Each year, the gallery sorts through tens of thousands of submissions from commercial illustrators, graphic designers, tattooists,…

SAVE THE DATE: Opening Reception “Upright” by Van Arno and Luminescent” by Molly Gruninger at Thinkspace Projects – Saturday February 3rd

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SAVE THE DATE: Opening Reception “Upright” by Van Arno and Luminescent” by Molly Gruninger at Thinkspace Projects – Saturday February 3rd

Thinkpsace Projects will have an opening reception on Saturday, February 3rd from 6-9pm with two artists – Van Arno in the main gallery and Molly Gruninger in the project room. More about the artists and their work: Los Angeles -based artist Van Arno’s newest series of works continue to be dynamic and bold with strong storylines…

Save the Date & Preview: “Last Ticket for the Beauty Train” by Scott Hove – Friday September 1st at KP Projects in Chinatown & Saturday September 9th at KP Projects La Brea

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Save the Date & Preview: “Last Ticket for the Beauty Train” by Scott Hove – Friday September 1st at KP Projects in Chinatown & Saturday September 9th at KP Projects La Brea

Scott Hove has proven he’s onto something special with his twisted cake sculptures, with claws and fangs protruding from the sugary frosting. His gigantic Cakeland maze generated millions of media impressions in outlets as diverse as Vice as and Smithsonian Magazine. All of his work is a comment on “our notions of comfort, pleasure, celebration…

Preview & Artist Interview: CALIFORNIA LOCOS: SOCAL ORIGINALS – MASTERS OF STYLE, an Official Exhibition of Pacific Standard Time LA/LA Series

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Preview & Artist Interview: CALIFORNIA LOCOS: SOCAL ORIGINALS – MASTERS OF STYLE, an Official Exhibition of Pacific Standard Time LA/LA Series

On September 16th, a show featuring a legendary group of artists will open at Eastern Projects Gallery in LA’s Chinatown district. CALIFORNIA LOCOS: SOCAL ORIGINALS – MASTERS OF STYLE promises to be one of the highlights of the LA Fall art season, featuring a group show of renowned contemporary artists exhibiting uniquely LA –style artwork.…

LA Art Show 2016 Event Coverage Summary: Cartwheel Art’s Guest Contributors Highlights

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LA Art Show 2016 Event Coverage Summary: Cartwheel Art’s Guest Contributors Highlights

Celebrating its twenty first year anniversary, LA Art Show 2016 delivered on its promise to be the best ever! For four days, the Los Angeles Convention Center hosted over 50,000 attendees at more than 120 galleries representing 22 countries, and our guest contributors–author/filmmaker Rodrigo Ribera D’Ebre, author/historian Steve Grody, author/photographer Dr. Paul Koudounaris, and painter Marc Trujillo…

Preview: Anthony Ausgang Solo Show “Catascopes” at Copro Gallery

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Preview: Anthony Ausgang Solo Show “Catascopes” at Copro Gallery

Meow! This Saturday,  May 30 from 8pm to 11:30, the cat man cometh, when Anthony Ausgang launches his purr-fect new solo show, CataScopes at Copro Gallery. For his solo show Ausgang, whose work is super mind- and reality-bending, brings an even further-out psychedelic edge to Pop Surrealism. His trademark cat characters are more than just…

The Lowdown from Joe Copro: Interview with Greg Escalante

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The Lowdown from Joe Copro: Interview with Greg Escalante

  Cultural movements, as organic as they may seem, don’t just happen on their own. Especially so when it comes to art movements. There are catalysts involved. Art cannot breathe and flourish in a vacuum. Whether it’s been the Medici or Theo Van Gogh, art has always needed it’s patrons, it’s champions, it’s guardians of…