TKU Preview: Ausgang, Boyd, Heller, Neutra, Veca

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TKU Preview: Ausgang, Boyd, Heller, Neutra, Veca

The artwork for The Karma Underground‘s “Oh Brother, Where Art Thou” benefit expresses a wide variety of styles and subject matter, from Anthony Ausgang’s Pop Narrative and Max Neutra’s Pop Surrealism to Matthew Heller’s line drawings and Brandon Boyd’s water colors and Mark Dean Veca’s strong graphics. These and works of over thirty other artists…

Photos: Robert Williams, Mr. Bitchin’ Premier Screening, Egyptian Theatre

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Photos: Robert Williams, Mr. Bitchin’ Premier Screening, Egyptian Theatre

Robert Williams, Mr Bitchin‘–the wild ride, the mind-expanding trip through the decades with artist Robert Williams–hit the shelves and screens on July 30, 2013 as a DVD and video-on-demand. To celebrate, the Egyptian Theatre held screening of the film. On the panel for the Q&A,  filmmakers Mary Reese and Nancye Ferguson, Mat Gleason, Robert, and…

Save the Date: The Karma Underground Charity Art Auction August 8, 2013

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Save the Date: The Karma Underground Charity Art Auction August 8, 2013

  The Karma Underground–a dedicated group of art-centric Angelenos: artists, photographers, filmmakers, writers, and event producers–support the people of Tibet and their goal of remaining a unique and unified culture. Last year, TKU’s first ever art auction raised over $10,000 for Karmablast, a non-profit group dedicated to building schools and monasteries for the Tibetan people. …

Reading: Anthony Ausgang “The Pawnee Republican” plus John Tottenham and Shana Nys Dambrot

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Reading: Anthony Ausgang “The Pawnee Republican” plus John Tottenham and Shana Nys Dambrot

Anthony Ausgang can paint, that’s for sure, and he’s a genius with fine line work and colors.  On July 20, Ausgang steps away from the easel, unlocks his unconscious, and opens his spam folder to read from The Pawnee Republican, the follow up to last year’s The Adventures of Puss Twitter. For five years Ausgang…

Imprints of Nature and Human Nature: Paintings and Photographs by Fatemeh Burnes at Mt. SAC

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Imprints of Nature and Human Nature: Paintings and Photographs by Fatemeh Burnes at Mt. SAC

    Fatemeh Burnes, in her solo show “Imprints of Nature and Human Nature,” at the Mt. SAC (Mt. San Antonio College) art gallery, gives us fine demonstrations of painting with imaginative pictures of cozy and fantastic forest glens, complete with writhing branches and twigs encouraging us toward a light that promises even more content…

CARTWHEEL Interview With Kirk Pederson of ZERO+ Publishing

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CARTWHEEL Interview With Kirk Pederson of ZERO+ Publishing

Last year at photo l.a.–the longest running art fair west of New York City, which opens this year on January 17–CARTWHEEL founder Cindy Schwarzstein was turned onto fine arts/photography publisher ZERO+ Publishing through their book Everyday Heroes  and Villains, a collection of portraits by photographers Tatiana Wills and Roman Cho which surveys some of the most…