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20150415223410-sbma_1953 Beautiful Experiments  
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László Moholy-Nagy at Santa Barbara Museum of Art July 5th - September 27th
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]

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]

20150403223139-uc_apr_invite_b_emanuel Abeyance  
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Babak Emanuel at LA Artcore Union Center for the Arts April 12th 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 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]

20150323233220-logo1 So fun!  
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at Santa Monica Art Studios May 9th 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Posted 3/24/15

I've gone to this event for more than 4 years and it's so great! There are so many talented students there and their initiative is inspiring! I've bought some great art at a really good price [more]

20140505213706-mike_kelley_aah_youth Some Closing Thoughts on the Mike Kelley Retrospective (MOCA Geffen, Los Angeles)  
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Mike Kelley at MOCA Geffen Contemporary March 31st, 2014 - July 28th, 2014
Posted 9/1/14

To borrow a thought from Deleuze and Guattari, art is not chaos, but a composition of chaos that makes possible a wide range of unpredictable new emotions and ideas. It pushes at the borders of the imagination, inviting new ways of seeing, and sharping our capacities for critical reflection. Truly powerful art may even change how we perceive our world, and re-situate our agency within it. The Mike Kelley retrospective (currently on view at LA MoCA), reminds me of a quote by filmmaker David Lynch... [more]

20131218074639-j Jennifer Faist: Forget-Her-Nots  
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Jennifer Faist at Ruth Bachofner Gallery January 18th, 2014 - March 1st, 2014
Posted 5/21/14

by Kerry Kugelman In her most recent body of work, Jennifer Faist continues to extend her material and chromatic vocabulary into more subtle and complex areas. Hovering between painting and painted sculpture, Faist’s artwork asserts a robust physical presence while supporting delicate, light-soaked areas of color. Celebratory by dint of her trademark up-tempo, saturated palette, Faist’s latest works also have a hint of the elegiac. It is as though the transient beauty of a cut flower... [more]

20140128054013-image I-On-The-Arts.com Review: Michael Gittes "Ladies and Gentlemen" by Deborah Krieger  
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Michael Gittes at Prohibition Gallery January 4th, 2014 - February 4th, 2014
Posted 1/28/14

Prohibition Gallery is a boutique gallery on W. Washington Boulevard, sharing the Culver City Arts District with other galleries such as Corey Helford Gallery and Hinge Modern (where I have previously reviewed shows and interviewed artists). With its white walls, concrete floor and barred windows, Prohibition Gallery stands in stark contrast to its neighbors. Being in the small space feels intimate. The gallery's ambiance is one of edgy youth (the gallery opened recently, in 2011) and a sense... [more]

20130901181254-daddy_blows_smoke__detail_5_ Dynamic Exchange of Visual Dialogue -  
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Duane Paul at Reginald Ingraham Gallery September 7th, 2013 - October 12th, 2013
Posted 11/6/13

http://artillerymag.com/duane-paul/ DUANE PAUL Reginald Ingraham Gallery / Los Angeles by Greg Angaza Pitts · November 5, 2013 · in November 2013, Reviews Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailShare on pinterest_shareMore Sharing Services10 “Speaking Tongues (The material of communication)” introduces Duane Paul’s considerable talent and ability in the artist’s first solo exhibition. The show’s 12 works (all 2013) are divided into three sectio... [more]

20130907005615-simoneimage From "I on the Arts" by Deborah Kreiger  
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Simone Alexandrino, Daksh Sahni at HINGE Modern July 27th, 2013 - September 7th, 2013
Posted 9/12/13

From "I-on-the-Arts": http://i-on-the-arts.blogspot.com/2013/08/review-simone-alexandrino-and-daksh.html 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” displays the works of a team o... [more]

20130618020609-and_to_obey_the_scout_law-_boy_scout A Boy Scout Jamboree At Subliminal Projects  
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Eric Beltz, Hisham Bharoocha, Alison Blickle, Keith Boadwee, Simmons & Burke, Kime Buzzelli, Tofer Chin, Alika Cooper, Liz Craft, Noah Davis, Frohawk Two Feathers, Jason Hanasik, Melissa Huddleston, Benjamin Lord, Lewis Mauk, Davida Nemeroff, Club Paint, Duane Paul, Vanessa Prager, Fay Ray, Todd Tourso, CHRISTINE WANG, Eric Yahnker at Subliminal Projects June 22nd, 2013 - July 20th, 2013
Posted 6/26/13

A Boy Scout Jamboree At Subliminal Projects http://www.laimyours.com/46608/a-boy-scout-jamboree-at-subliminal-projects/ " Duane Paul’s huge sculpture of various colored, fragmented scouts have similar effects. Paul’s piece hints at a less overt theme in the show, one that gets outside of the organization’s anti-gay agenda: minorities in American boy scouts have only existed on the margins. His colorful and quietly confrontational figures hit every element of the show–rainbows, black bodies, whit... [more]

20130617221246-vonnsumner_pinkmoment_2013_oiloncanvas_24x36inches_web Seeing Double  
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Gregory Adamson, A.S. Ashley, Angela Beloian, Katy Betz, Matt Blansett, Amy Caterina, Dee Marcellus Cole, Judy Davies, Wanda Ewing, Joe Forte, Tammy Greenwood, Athena Hahn, Daphne Hill, Kevin Hill, Amy Maloof, Cynde Miller, Father Bill Moore, Thomas Pathe, Leia Steingart, Vonn Sumner, Erns Valdez, Kristina Marroquin Warren at Pomona Frame House & Main St. Gallery June 8th, 2013 - July 27th, 2013
Posted 6/17/13

By Jamie Solis Vintage films are known to have an intrinsic cult following. Maybe it’s because they remind us of the matte simplicity that’s fading in our digital society, or it could be the growing appreciation for classic features—when storylines were still unique and theatrics took fearless risks. Either way, we find ourselves attracted to old school cinema and the bold propaganda-esque designs that adorn their artwork. Regardless the reason for our fantastic obsession, posters from motion fi... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Roger Weik  
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5/27/13 Posted 5/27/13

(Image: Roger Weik,  Ellipse Number One,  2013, Silver-Point on Arches Paper ; © Roger Weik)   Roger Weik (b. 1949, Chicago, Illinois) Roger Weik is a Mid-Career renowned Abstract Painter and Sculptor who lived in St. Louis, Missouri and moved to Southern California in 1979 to pursue his Art career.  He has always held an affinity for thickness and texture.  There was something very organic about his work, a sense of having been created by some natural process rather than by an act of will on the part of the artist.  Th... [more]

Salesroom Artist: John Baran  
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5/2/13 Posted 5/2/13

(Image:John Baran, untitled, 2012, acrylic, 40 x 40 x 1.5 inches; © John Baran)   John Baran (lives in Santa Barbara, CA, USA) Fascinated with the aerial view of landscapes, John's paintings contain texture and layering that depict landforms, vegetation and bodies of water in a sea of color and shape. John finds the geographical features of aerial landscapes - their delicate yet striking patterns of light, color and texture - thought provoking and captivating. Trained as both a landscape ar... [more]

Lucie Boswell: Catalogue Edition  
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Posted 3/26/13

Lucie BoswellDigital Photography and Painting Lives and works in: Los AngelesWebsite: www.lucieboswell.30art.comTo Purchase Contact: Lucie Boswell Lucie Boswell was born in 1968 in San Francisco, California and from an early age she knew she could express herself best through art. Graduating in 1992 with a BA in Studio Art from the University of California Santa Barbara, Lucie studied photography at the Royal College of Art in London England for the summer. She went on to study profession... [more]

20130227094640-mara_de_luca__elegy_ix__sv___2012__acrylic_and_collage_on_canvas__48_x_42_in__luis_de_jesus__re-title Watchlist Artist: Mara De Luca  
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Mara De Luca at Luis De Jesus Los Angeles 2/27/13 Posted 2/27/13

Luis De Jesus Los Angeles is pleased to announce CRUISE COLLECTION 2013: New Paintings by Mara De Luca. The show will remain on view through March 30, 2013. Graphic chic. Sketched from essential lines. Sculpted by optical combinations. Ignited by striking flashes of light. For Cruise Collection 2013, a modern bon ton by Mara De Luca. "For Cruise Collection 2013, I have created the poetic drama and darkly romantic mood of Rainer Maria Rilke's existential poetry while re-examining visual codes thr... [more]


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