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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]

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 LA March 28th - April 11th
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]

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]

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]

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]

20130315082037-img6933_v2 In Case of Emergency, Break Glass  
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Sean Kennedy at Thomas Duncan Gallery March 19th, 2013 - March 23rd, 2013
Posted 3/27/13

Installation view, Sean Kennedy: Territory: First Solo Show, courtesy of Thomas Duncan Gallery   Thomas Duncan Gallery presents three installations by Los Angeles-based artist Sean Kennedy during Week 1 of Territory, a five-week exhibition of solo shows from March 19-April 20, 2013.  I visited the gallery on the afternoon of the last day of Kennedy's show.  Upon entering the unassuming Hollywood space, I worried that I was too late: all of the walls were blank.  Soon after, I realized my observa... [more]

20120811232710-photo-_joshua_white-1778_cropped SAT/AUGUST18TH/PAUL RUSCONI @ Hadid Gallery  
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Paul Rusconi at Hadid Gallery August 18th, 2012 - September 15th, 2012
Posted 8/11/12

ABOUT Hadid Gallery   Hadid Gallery is a new player on in the Art Scene. A contemporary art gallery founded by Mohamed Hadid famed realestate developer in 2011, it was taken over by director and daughter Alana Hadid in 2012. Father and daughter strive for a vision of a new kind of gallery that really connects the gallery with the artist and both with the buyer, whether they be an avid art collector or client new to the art scene. The Hadid Gallery has made a conscious decision to be a artists... [more]

20120717045311-_mg_5347-fianlprintflat Art Sold before show opened  
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Mark Comon, Jerry Hicks, Lawrence Manning, Janet Milhomme, Eric Raptosh at Cannery Row Studios August 4th, 2012 - August 19th, 2012
Posted 8/4/12

     As many already know, I am curating the all photography group show, "F8 and be there," at Cannery Row Studios in Redondo Beach.      We had an interesting experience while putting the placards by the art tonight (Fri, Aug 2). A woman asked if she could look at the gallery and bought the first piece of art she laid her eyes on. It is one of the 16 photographs from the India Series by Hill Street Studios photographers Lawrence Manning.      If you have time tomorrow, Saturday, Aug 4,... [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]

FANTASTIC and WONDERFUL EXHIBIT  
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CARRERA at artbox studios October 31st, 2011 - December 15th, 2011
Posted 10/31/11

This is an incredible installation.  Conceptually rich, superb and masterful....! [more]

20110420102029-blg1060 Mr. Jia & His Gouache Landscape Paintings  
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Xingtong Jia at Bamboo Lane Gallery April 23rd, 2011 - June 3rd, 2011
Posted 4/26/11

Xingtong Jia’s heart has always been embraced by the mist of his homeland in Western Sichuan. As the stream flows by in a soft melody,  a farm girl draws water and disappears into the depth of the bamboo forest.  Moisture clings to her clothing while a light breeze slowly dissipates the fog to reveal the elegant pavilions and divine hills of the holy mountain called Emei.  The sweet aroma of earth beckons you… to leave the big cities ruled by wealth and power and to journey to a simpler time an... [more]

20110321214721-318 My oil painting how to enter your art center  
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at OTIS Ben Maltz Gallery April 1st, 2011 - April 16th, 2011
Posted 4/13/11

My oil painting how to enter your art center.我的朋友们,我希望你们看到我的作品,http://www.artbreak.com/message/inbox/ [more]

20110331160316-adele KCRW sessions photography by Larry Hirshowitz  
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Larry Hirshowitz at Duncan Miller Projects Gallery April 8th, 2011 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Posted 3/31/11

michele mcmanmon LA Indie Music Examiner Photographer Larry Hirshowitz studied photography in his birthplace of South Africa. He moved to Los Angeles in 1991. He grew up observing the starkly divided culture of South Africa which gave him an eye for the beauty, diversity and tension of urban existence. With an unclinching photographic style he's chronicled both the comfortable and afflicted for New York Times Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, L.A. Times Magazine, ESPN Magazine, S... [more]

_______f Paintings by Zhonggui Shi  
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Zhonggui Shi at Bamboo Lane Gallery September 11th, 2010 - October 31st, 2010
Posted 9/21/10

Mr. Shi paints Tibetan landscapes in the traditional Chinese manner of ink and wash painting on rice paper, but with extremely vivid colors and in a somewhat abstract style. Animals of the highland plains such as Yaks are silhouetted against the vibrant colors of dawn and dusk and highlight the scale of the landscape throughout the four seasons and migratory birds populate the lower marshlands and give voice to the endless silence of the horizons.  The paintings capture a sense of both the freed... [more]


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