Art Is Voyeurism: A Report from Santa Monica Airport Artwalk

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Art Is Voyeurism: A Report from Santa Monica Airport Artwalk

There are artists far more fearless and tolerant than I. This was made harshly apparent to me on Saturday at the 7th annual Santa Monica Airport Artwalk. It’s one thing to share close studio quarters with other (potentially more talented) artists in converted airplane hangars. I imagine that can breed fruitful inspiration, and healthy competition,…

Panza Collection at MOCA: Collecting in Grand Style

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Panza Collection at MOCA: Collecting in Grand Style

  To be a good collector you have to think a lot, to see a lot, to judge with care, not let yourself be dragged along too much by enthusiasm. One should make decisions slowly and buy what you like. And you need great faith in yourself. I bought artwork against the opinions of everyone.…

Art Platform Raises the Art Bar at Barker Hangar

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Art Platform Raises the Art Bar at Barker Hangar

Say Los Angeles, and people think traffic and celebrities.¬† This weekend screw Carmageddon with its closure of the 405 Freeway–Art Platform is here bringing in stars and ingenues of the art world. Some of the biggest, established¬† names in art along with exciting newer artists, emerging artists, alternative artists, and up-and-comers are on exhibit at…