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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]

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]

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]

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]

PRISM: Urban Art and Culture Festival  
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9/26/13 Posted 9/26/13

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 www.estriabattle.org 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. Contri... [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]

20120412194141-_dsc2360 Colorful Spring Show  
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Judy Dater, Carlos Donjuan, Rupert Garcia, Jasper Johns, Claes Oldenburg, Chris Pew, Inez Storer at Thomas Paul Fine Art April 4th, 2012 - May 19th, 2012
Posted 4/10/12

There are some great paintings by lessor known artists on display at the gallery right now. Walk around one of the modular walls and there are prints by Jasper Johns and a pristine example of Oldenburg's Profile Airflow. It is worth stopping by while the show is up. Many artists are in the show but surprisingly they all work very well together. There are some great Rupert Garcia's that I have never seen before.  A wide mix of work. [more]

20110911221005-exotic_woman_9105878 Who would think?  
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Soli Amihod, Berenika Boberska, Nuria de Souza, Lionel Digal, Debra Flores, Rimas Gulbas, Gyorgy, Jerry Hicks, Irene, Nilo, Vinny Picardi, Gygorgy Szabo, Lisa Teetz, Jill Valle, Julie Weiss at Gallery 1 September 10th, 2011 - October 1st, 2011
Posted 9/11/11

Barely an artist/curator he is hardly qualified to review a b&w Art Exhibit, but, you know, fake it till you make it seems to work well in L.A., so ... Is Yossi Govrin a genius?  Who would have the guts to ask photographers to give up good (to great) 8 x 10 b&w prints for $25 price fixed? (Er, if sold.) Well, he bit and submitted five of his best.  134 of his contemporaries submitted some great stuff also. Who would turn out in droves to peruse such an event?  Well, about half of the photo... [more]

20110207081009-pablo_sbuff_ft Buffing censorship at Crewest  
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Phantom stree artist, Phantom street artist, Mark Of The Beast, John Carr, Pablo Cristi, Leo Limon, Man One, Mear One, SAHL, Larry Yust at Crewest Gallery February 5th, 2011 - February 27th, 2011
Posted 2/9/11

Buffing censorship at Crewest Sadly Los Angeles is not unfamiliar with censorship. Mexican muralist David A. Siqueiros’ América Tropical was whitewashed in 1932 because the mural was “unpleasant” and it did not fit the civic leaders’ idea of the romantic and idealized past they wanted to convey to the tourists arriving at El Pueblo de Los Angeles. It is unfortunate that seventy-eight years later artists are still facing censorship. Writers, photographers, artists, academics, and art historian... [more]

LA's street art at VOLTA 6  
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6/28/10 Posted 6/28/10

(Excerpt from 'STREET ART: LA Exposed At Art Basel's VOLTA 6' posted by Carmen Zella in The Huffington Post, June 2010. Found on http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carmen-zella/street-art-la-exposed-at_b_628465.html) A memorable journey through LA street art at Basel. An invitation to hang out with four of LA's best-known street artists at the biggest art fair in the world? Irresistible. It was an opportunity to be submerged in the environment of installation, photography, sculpture, performance,... [more]

Eadweardfrontartery5 Eadweard r. York @ The Artery @ The Lab Art Opening Sat, Sept 26, 7pm  
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Eadweard R. York at The ARTery Gallery @ The LAB September 26th, 2009 - October 11th, 2009
Posted 9/18/09

Jet Setter Pop Trash, Garbage Art, Conceptual Mind F*#K, Mind Polluter, How can Obey seem real when this is the real thing? Street bomb, F*#@*R of The System, Un-conceptual leader of the Revolution To Destroy...... [more]

Buffmonster2 Sundaes = Fun Days  
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Buff Monster at Corey Helford Gallery September 5th, 2009 - September 26th, 2009
Posted 9/10/09

I used to have this pink bracelet I ‘borrowed’ from a co-counseler at summer camp about four years ago that I never actually returned.  It was leather, studded with rhinestones and I really liked it until I lost it at a Los Abandoned show. This was back when a bunch of emo bands were getting huge and for about five minutes it was cool for dudes to rock pink stuff. The color pink is a major theme in Buff Monster’s work, serving as a primary emotional impetus in Heavy Metal Ice Cream Smile, his new show at th... [more]

Blowfish Banksy and Shepherd Fairey eat your heart out....  
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Jo Spence and Terry Dennett, Anne-Marie Kornachuk, Part2ism & Tamara Seabrook at C4 Contemporary Art July 31st, 2009 - September 13th, 2009
Posted 8/23/09

I was really excited to see PART2ISM'S work after hearing so much about it from England... especially after seeing it in the London Street Art Anthology (check it out on amazon) - This is his (Part2ism) first time here in north america apparently... the other work in the show - while not 'street art' was solid - kind of incredible actually... very different from anything I've ever seen - anywhere... but it somehow works fabulously together. just get up out of your chair and GO SEE THE SHOW! Images fr... [more]

20 Neon Bible  
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Antonio Trecel Diaz, Neck Face, Aaron Johnson, Ben Jones, Gino Perez, Cleon Peterson, Judith Supine at New Image Art Gallery May 2nd, 2009 - May 23rd, 2009
Posted 6/11/10

Judith is the reason to see this show. His assemblages-collages are acid-etched memories peeled right from the soul of an exhaustive artist. He's always there, Judith, unshakeable, wise, but mostly, as light showing us the way to something funny and beating and alive. The relatively small amount of represented work secures my feelings about how good he really is as I can't remember much from the rest of the show. I wish they'd collect his miniature houses and make an entire neighborhood of them. I... [more]

Fad-jx-may-qp Best Gallery at eh May 2009 ArtWalk  
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Chamane at Phantom Galleries LA on Miracle Mile May 14th, 2009 - May 14th, 2009
Posted 5/15/09

The lighting in this space was excellent. It really brought out the colors in artwork, It was bright, fantastic and bold. Very easy to approach. I enjoyed the atmosphere the most, people from all parts of Los Angeles, Cholos, Yuppies and Hipsters were gathered in the same place and could connect to Chamane's workon different levels. [more]


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