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Round 5 Accepting Submissions  
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6/10/16 Posted 6/10/16

Round 5 Entry: Anne-Marie Giroux, DÉRIVE no.1, 2014, Oil and mixed media on canvas, 107 x 122 x 5 cms To apply, just go to your ArtSlant Profile and click enter Showcase. Submissions close on June 23, 2016. The ArtSlant Prize supports emerging artists working in all media. We offer cash prizes and an exhibition to winners, with opportunities to sell and promote your work to our international network throughout the process. Each round (six rounds total) of our prize is judged... [more]

stARTup LA + ArtSlant Events  
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1/26/16 Posted 1/26/16

Jorge Mujica, Magic Johnson / Larry Bird 1984 NBA Finals, 2015. Spray painted Aluminum, 33 x 20 in.. ArtSlant is pleased to partner with stARTup Art Fair LA to present two panels and a Special Project by LA artist, Jorge Mujica. stARTup Art Fair runs January 29–31, 2016, at the Highland Gardens Hotel and is the only fair exclusively for unrepresented artists. ArtSlant Special Project Jorge Mujica — Double Dribble: Hotel Scrimmage, Booth #227 Double Dribble is intended to be... [more]

20150418042606-soonerorlatera JENNIFER FAIST SOLO SHOW “Some Things Are Hard to Remember; Some Things You'll Never Forget” AT RUTH BACHOFNER GALLERY  
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Jennifer Faist at Ruth Bachofner Gallery April 18th, 2015 - May 30th, 2015
Posted 12/8/15

By Mat Gleason For decades now, Jennifer Faist has made abstract painting look easy. Her almost monochrome meditations have privileged subtlety and sensuality as their sole subjects. In her April, 2015, solo show at the Ruth Bachofner Gallery, though, she brought in a third element: disruptive patterns. The show was entitled, “Some Things Are Hard to Remember; Some Things You'll Never Forget,” and she gave her longtime admirers a great leap of difference to ponder while making fresh, in... [more]

Now Accepting Artist and Writer Applications | 2 Months Paid in Paris  
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10/28/15 Posted 10/28/15

The Georgia Fee Artist | Writer Residency in Paris is now accepting applications for the Summer 2016 session.The 2016 Georgia Fee Residency will take place June 1–July 31, 2016. It includes a monthly stipend of $1000 USD, lodging, and airfare to and from Paris. Studio space is not provided. Thanks to our strategic partner, Residency Unlimited, the resident will be introduced to prominent arts professionals from Paris that have experience relevant to the resident's practice and prop... [more]

20151012194248-12143337_10206720986776936_3881894870110136818_n Event of the Year!!  
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Ron English, SHEPARD FAIRY, Matt Hurtado, Scott Kiche, Mark Mahoney, Freddy Negrete, Mear One, Louie Perez III, Clemente Ruiz, Jesse Silva at Plaza de la Raza November 7th, 2015 - November 7th, 2015
Posted 10/12/15

Not only is El Velorio a lot of fun, but very educational. You really get to understan the tradition. Truly a beatiful exhibit to see. [more]

20150415223410-sbma_1953 Beautiful Experiments  
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László Moholy-Nagy at Santa Barbara Museum of Art July 5th, 2015 - September 27th, 2015
Posted 8/2/15

The Paintings of Moholy-Nagy: The Shape of Things to Come puts forth a unique take on Moholy-Nagy's painted work with the incorporation of two interventionist pieces by other creators and a smattering of his own theatrical and photographic works. Due to the technology-based works’ expense and inherent complications, Moholy-Nagy reinvestigated painting as a medium to explore light and optics, while still drawing inspiration from these periodic experiments with other media. Perhaps somewhat mi... [more]

20150627201422-a_secret_art_show_-digital_flyer My southern California Debut ;-)  
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Mike R Baker, Michael Burr, Martin Eggiman, Frankie Greco, JII, Connie DK Lane, Andrew Levine, Emily Maddigan, Noel Madrid, Kenny McBride, Heather McMillen, Katie Philips, Emily Quest, Caprice Spencer Rothe, Anna Schoendorfer, J. Renee Tanner, Lightning Bolt Wonder at Enter Through the Gift Shop July 10th, 2015 - August 28th, 2015
Posted 6/27/15

I have been looking for the right space and group of people to share my work with for the last 2 years. I have now found that space and am excited to share a new body of work that includes, the beginning of many new series of works. The planetary series, The Vision Quest series, the Lazer series, new miniature art books and of course some of my classics, Pixel Perfect, Angel Hearts and if time permits perhaps a new mermiad and new ballerina. The clock is ticking - Namaste. [more]

20150616143753-la_belle_epoque_-_40_x_50 Exclusive Exhibition  
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Robert Madden at Sunset Cinema Gallery April 1st, 2015 - July 1st, 2015
Posted 6/16/15

PRLog - April 7, 2015 - LOS ANGELES -- Fine Art Photographer Robert Madden was selected by Sundance Cinemas Gallery of Robert Redford's Sundance Group for an exclusive exhibition at their Sundance Cinema Gallery in Los Angeles, CA. The artist’s work was chosen from a group of local artists who submitted their work for consideration to Sundance via an exclusive partnership with StudioVox.Robert Madden’s exhibition entitled "La Belle Epoque" will run from late March through June 2015. Th... [more]

Art or Not?  
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6/12/15 Posted 6/12/15

Art or Not? "An intellect says a simple thing in a hard way, an artist says a hard thing in a simple way" Bukowski once said. The art world is full of both. Each week, we ask our readers to have some fun figuring out what is art, what is intellect, and what is just potted plants. This week: One of the images described below is the perfect artwork for a health goth's home. Can you tell which? #1 The Cuban artist's temporary installation El huerto di mi abuelita (2008) is a Proustian ouevre e... [more]

20150515233606-resized_folio_blue_guy_bouncy AMAZING!  
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Andrea Marie Breiling at Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont Graduate University May 16th, 2014 - May 16th, 2014
Posted 5/15/15

What a great and exciting show. The work was amaizng. A++ would reccommend to a friend. Andrea Marie Breiling really put together amazing painting show. She is an awesome painter and artist and is now showing with Sonce Aexander Gallery in Los ANgeles, and Galleri Urbane in Dallas Texas! Her work incorporates elemenrs of all geners and each show brings different dimensions to her trajectory and overall art conversation. Her recent solo show at Sonce Alexander Gallery was a huge success. And her Up... [more]

20150519201253-v14 Venice Biennale 2015: Swatch Faces  
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Eva and Adele, Luca Bray, Chiara Luzzana, Yan Preston, Joana Vasconcelos, Alec Von Bargen at Arsenale May 9th, 2015 - November 22nd, 2015
Posted 5/19/15

Review by Paolo Ferrarini for New York's Coolhunting.com http://www.coolhunting.com/design/venice-biennale-2015-swatch-faces [more]

20150504202727-projection Crashing "Projection"  
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Vincent Lamouroux at Please Do Not Enter April 26th, 2015 - May 10th, 2015
Posted 5/4/15

A gaggle of young adults dressed to the nines on a street corner in Silver Lake, CA, is not an uncommon occurrence. It probably happens every day for some reason or another. It’s not so common, however, when the entire street corner itself is also dressed up. At the intersection of Bates and Sunset, you can see an entire block coated in white wash. The former Bates Motel and its surroundings, including fences, barbed wire, palm trees, and shrubbery, are all covered in an organic, lime-ba... [more]

20150302153633-sundaram_banner Making Strange: Vivan Sundaram at the Fowler Museum  
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Vivan Sundaram at Fowler Museum at UCLA April 19th, 2015 - September 6th, 2015
Posted 4/25/15

Two bodies of work come together for the first time in Making Strange. UCLA’s resident authority on South Asian Contemporary Art, Associate Professor Saloni Mathur, is an outstanding ambassador to the work of Vivan Sundaram. Sundaram’s prolific and varied work draws influence from Dada to Dior, which can be seen in Gagawaka and then subverted in Postmortem, the two works that comprise Making Strange. Miwon Kwon, Chair of the Art History Department at UCLA, co-curates with Mathur an... [more]

20150403223139-uc_apr_invite_b_emanuel Abeyance  
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Babak Emanuel at LA Artcore Union Center for the Arts April 12th, 2015 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Posted 4/13/15

ABEYANCE Paintings and Works on Paper by Babak Emanuel abeyance (ǝ bāy´ ǝns), n. temporary inactivity, cessation, or suspension. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Second Edition) There are many layers of meaning and material in Babak Emanuel’s art. His large-scale paintings in this exhibition combine various modes of image making: their first layer may be a field of precisely ruled vertical stripes, painted in surprisingly animated brushstrokes – an odd juxtaposition of predetermi... [more]

20150403223139-uc_apr_invite_b_emanuel Abeyance  
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Babak Emanuel at LA Artcore Union Center for the Arts April 12th, 2015 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Posted 4/13/15

ABEYANCE Paintings and Works on Paper by Babak Emanuel abeyance (ǝ bāy´ ǝns), n. temporary inactivity, cessation, or suspension. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Second Edition) There are many layers of meaning and material in Babak Emanuel’s art. His large-scale paintings in this exhibition combine various modes of image making: their first layer may be a field of precisely ruled vertical stripes, painted in surprisingly animated brushstrokes – an odd juxtaposition of predetermi... [more]

Laysa Issam al Fannan - Curious Blend of Art & Ego  
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Andy Bauch, Laysa Issam al Fannan, Deleir Georges, Luis Grane, Lisa Mansy at Art Share L.A. March 28th, 2015 - April 11th, 2015
Posted 4/4/15

Laysa Issam al Fannan – Curious Blend of Art & Ego (Presently showing at Art Share LA in Los Angeles) This is possibly the second showing of Laysa’s art that I have found publically, showing presently in Los Angeles, with my first introduction to his work at a showing in Portland, Oregon last year. Having covered the international art scene for many years, I had never heard of this artist until recently, at first not quite knowing where he comes from or if Laysa Issam al Fannan is... [more]


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