Posted by Lauren Albrecht on Art Nerd LA
Art Nerds rejoice! Halloween is the best time of the year to show off your intellectual creativity!! LACMA’s 10th Annual Costume Ball is LA’s most fun annual masquerade event to don your amazing Haunted Hollywood-land costume creations. We’ll be covering the event and working on our own unique spins on “Best Black-and-White Costume,” “Best Classic Movie Monster,” and “Best Ghost of Hollywood Past.” You h... [more]
" I was real careful with it", Valadez expressed when he was telling the story of his early drawing lifetime. He said he remembered making a drawing of Fred Flinstone in grammar school. As a third grader, most of his schnool mates could not believe he had made the drawing. But even as a child, Valadez was already respecting his work by being "careful with it". He was a loner as a child and continues to stress the virtues of solitude as a formula for making art.
Valadez is an esteemed a... [more]
Angles Gallery is pleased to present DISPLACEMENTS, featuring a new selection of works by Joseph Kohnke. This is the artist’s first large-scale solo exhibition at Angles Gallery. The exhibition will be on view September 7th through October 26th with a reception for the artist on Saturday, September 7th, 6-8 PM.
Joseph Kohnke, renowned for his remarkable capacity to animate mechanical objects and everyday materials, continues to expand his investigation of the complex, intimate relationship betw... [more]
Posted by Lauren Albrecht on Art Nerd Los Angeles.
We’re getting ready for the Beyond Eden multi-gallery ’non-art-fair’ event. It’s a 2-day event, only in LA with FREE admission and completely open to the public. There will be a myriad of interesting happenings from live painting, to DJ Mr. NumberOnederful to a show curated by Birdman!
BEYOND EDEN SCHEDULE
Saturday, October 12th 5PM-11PM Opening Reception with live painting, a sponsored bar, & tunes from DJ Mr... [more]
The Estria Foundation will sponsor 2 weeks of cultural happenings and curated events for the community of Oakland and beyond.
September 28 – October 12, 2014
The Prism: Urban Art and Culture Festival encompasses a series of public events organized by The Estria Foundation. Oakland boasts world-class sports teams, rich urban culture, a ranking as the nation’s most sustainable city, a booming start-up company and non-profit hub, and a thriving art scene. Contributing to Oakland’s cr... [more]
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The longest running art fair west of New York City, photo l.a. annually showcases emerging and established artists from around the globe.
In recognition of Los Angeles' growing importance in the international art market, photo l.a. is proud to announce its 23rd edition in a new location: d... [more]
Posted by Lauren Albrecht on Art Nerd Los Angeles.
Twice annually, in Spring and Fall EAL/LA celebrates arts and culture by hosting Creative Conversations events. Creative Conversations were established in 2004 by – and held in tandem with – Americans for the Arts in observance of National Arts & Humanities Month (October). EAL/LA’s yearly events proved so popular that, in 2012, a second Creative Conversation was added to its permanent program calendar.
Creative Conversatio... [more]
Recently I took a jaunt down Washington Boulevard to explore some of the many galleries in Culver City’s Arts District. Due to my slightly poor timing, many of said galleries were closed. Luckily, though, I visited Hinge Modern, at 8558 Washington Boulevard, just in time to see a quiet yet enjoyable show.
“Simone Alexandrino and Daksh Sahni: Out and In of Symmetry” displ... [more]
From Art Week LA by Caspar Martin Simone Alexandrino, Daksh Sahni at HINGE Modern
July 27th, 2013 - September 7th, 2013
From Art Week LA:
Alexandrino’s artwork is a series of compositions created to reflect and express the parts of the self that are invisible. Her meditative, unplanned and organic technique takes her work into unexpected directions, resulting in abstract drawings and a physically realized stream of consciousness. Sahni, a self-described interdisciplinary “entrepreneur” with vast experience in... [more]
Posted by Lauren Albrecht on Art Nerd.
Opening Reception: Saturday, Sept. 7, 5–8pm Exhibition Dates: August 26–October 5, 2013
On Saturday, September 7, 5:00–8:00pm, Venice Arts Gallery will host an opening reception for its two newest exhibitions. “Twin Cities: Dialogue between Hong Kong & Los Angeles” showcases a year-long photographic and writing collaboration between Venice Arts’ students and students in Hong Kong through Venice Arts’ long-standin... [more]
Steve Turner Contemporary is pleased to present Marriage Material, a solo exhibition by New York-based artist Aaron Aujla in which the artist explores the values that he deems fundamental to effective interior design–the division of space and the amalgamation of utilitarian and sculptural ideals. The exhibition will feature two shelf sculptures that simultaneously preserve and occupy the space; abstract wall works made from cedar shingles and an installation dedicated to interior designer V... [more]
L.A. Weekly Annual Biennial- Artists by John Koller Lisa Adams, David Amico, Michael Arata, Josh Aster, Hilary Baker, Lynne Berman, Sandow Birk, daniel mendel black, William Brice, Heather Brown, Kristin Calabrese, Steve Canaday, Carol Caroompas, Karen Carson, Scott Cassidy, Mike Chang, Brian Cooper, Daniel Cummings, Linda Day, adrian de la peña, Georganne Deen, Tomory Dodge, Mark Dutcher, Walpa D’Mark, Brad Eberhard, Tim Ebner, Nancy Evans, Amir Fallah, Llyn Foulkes, Charles Garabedian, Alexandra Grant, James Hayward, Todd Hebert, Roger Herman, Gustavo Herrera, David Hockney, Dennis Hollingsworth, Steve Hurd, Charles Irvin, Raffi Kalendarian, Charles Karubian, John Kilduff, Tom Knechte, John Koller, David Korty, Annie Lapin, Spencer Lewis, Jasmine Little, Nick Lowe, Monica Majol, Constance Mallinson, Sam Messer, Robin Mitchell, Dianna Molzan, Rebecca Morris, Ed Moses, Michael Olodort, Man One, Kaz Oshiro, Chris Pate, M.A. Peers, Lari Pittman, Carter Potter, Monique Prieto, Victoria Reynolds, Steve Roden, Michael Schmidt, Allison Schulnik, in Shaw, Brad Spence, Tyler Stallings, Linda Stark, Laurie Steelink, Marie Thibeault, Dani Tull, Esther Pearl Watson, Patty Wickman, Robert Williams, Tom Wudl at Track 16 Gallery
January 12th, 2008 - February 16th, 2008
"Recently emerging from Cal State Long Beach, John Koller has been burning through the history of Modernist painting, incorporating what works for him and moving on to the next idiom. His recent gnarly architectural abstractions are his most well-synthesized to date."-Doug HarveyWriter, Curator [more]
Lives & works in: Los AngelesWebsite: http://www.kurisutein.com To Purchase Contact: Kurisutein Takagi
Kurisutein Takagi is a self-taught artist from Los Angeles. She graduated from California State University, Northridge with a Master's in Psychology in 2011, and attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where she received her Bachelor's in Psychology in 2002. Her paintings have been exhibited recently in Los Angeles group shows at haleARTS Galler... [more]