Richard Newton, “La Gruta Azul/The Grotto”

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Richard Newton, “La Gruta Azul/The Grotto”

  Conceptual artist Richard Newton’s newest installation,”La Gruta Azul/The Grotto” blends Jewish, Catholic and Buddhist religious symbolism with empty drink cans and water bottles that create an otherworldly environment. Opening at Jancar gallery on Saturday night–the only evening “The Grotto” will be able to be viewed in the nighttime light–“The Grotto” will in place until…

Chung King Road’s Autumn Cornucopia of Art

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Chung King Road’s Autumn Cornucopia of Art

This Saturday September 14, plan to get hopped up in Chinatown, because it’s the high season on Chung King Road under a waxing moon at the peak of autumn’s balmy nights. Coagula throws a grand re-opening bash at their new location, 974 Chung King Road, across the walkway from the their old spot which was…

A Glancing Blow with Richard Newton

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A Glancing Blow with Richard Newton

Los Angeles artist and filmmaker Richard Newton was in the audience for the panel “Collecting: A Critical Perspective; The Changing Market Roundtable,” getting lots of new insight into the game of collecting at photo l.a. in Santa Monica last weekend. After the panel, we visited the Jancar Gallery space where┬áNewton showed the photo documentation of…