Category: ART

Sharif Farrag: Ceramic Artist for the 21st Century

Los Angeles local ceramic artist, Sharif Farrag, doesn’t appear to be more than fifteen-years-old. Photos of the young artist often feature his shaggy mop of hair pressed down beneath a baseball cap. His sartorial choices fit right in the mall

The Overlooked Intersection of Art & Pro Wrestling

For those who have never been to a live professional wrestling show before, each experience can be vastly different, just like going to see new films. The pro wrestling that airs on television is only a sample of what the

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Fusion of Art and Science

UCLA to present “Body Dysmorphic Disorder Explored” exhibit during Anorexia Awareness Week. Art and science will be seen together in the form of both educational and artistic as UCLA will present their exhibit as part of their Anorexia Awareness Week.

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Art at the Desert

The California Desert will be taken over by one of the most anticipated art exhibitions of the year Desert X is ready to takeover the California Desert to showcase one of the most anticipated exhibitions of the year. The event,

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New Zealand Meets Los Angeles

New Zealand artist to make her U.S. debut with a new art exhibition in Corey Helford Gallery. New Zealand artists to make her United States debut with a new series of oil on aluminum portraits at  Downtown Los Angeles’ Corey

Slow Culture, Everything must go

Digital Media in the Form of Art

Independent Los Angeles Art gallery to showcase what is it to be a photographer in the modern age Has digital media hurt the art world? To find out, independent Los Angeles art gallery Slow Culture have announced the opening of

FLORA, Maggie West

Maggie West: Vegetation Illuminated

FLORA is a vibrantly photographed plant life and flower series on display at the Standard hotel in West Hollywood until mid March.   Leave it to Los Angeles-based photog Maggie West to transform the lobby of the Standard Hotel in

The Artistry of Costume Design

By Elizabeth Collazos Feb. 16, 2017 The FIDM Museum (Fashion Institute of Merchandise and Design) in downtown Los Angeles opened its 25th Annual “Art of Motion Picture Costume Design” on Feb. 7 to the public. The exhibition runs through April

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Social Networking as Seen Through Art

Contemporary pop-surrealist, Alex Gross, to premiere a new exhibition at Corey Helford Gallery Contemporary pop-surrealist, Alex Gross, will premiere a new exhibition,  “Antisocial Network,” at Corey Helford Gallery (CHG) Saturday, February 25th. “Antisocial Network,” will be the first exhibition in

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New Exhibit Honors the Unsung Heroes of Hollywood

Art exhibit to pay tribute to photographers who have contributed on Hollywood classic films As award season approaches many people are focused on the faces on screen. But what about the people behind-the-scenes? Finch & Partners, along with Jaeger-LeCoultre, are

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Tower Records Turns to Art Exhibit for One Weekend Only

Billy Morrison and Plastic Jesus team up for a one-weekend only art exhibit   Tower Records comes back to life as Gibson Brands Inc. teams up with former punk rocker Billy Morrison and street artist Plastic Jesus for a one-weekend

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Gallery Cheat to the Street Art House

Charcoal portraits by Robert Vargas Under the Bridge by Collin Salazar Wake Walking by Nicco Babs [From left to right] Polarized, DUBS, and Chu by Kelcey Fisher Assorted pieces by WRDSMTH Love, Father and Child: Los Angeles by Skyler Grey

Nicco Babs: Trifecta Girl Drips

By Brooke Becher | Feb. 5, 2017 Nicco Babs is an LA-based surreal pop artist. She creates relevant narratives with collages composed of images from different worlds. This is her coloring us in on her street-art piece “Trifecta Girl Drips,”

Skyler Grey: Love, Father and Child

  Skyler Grey lets us in on his piece “Love, Father and Child: Los Angeles” at the Street Art House, an annual event showcasing street art originals from around the globe.

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Bowie in Photos: Tres Días en México

Twenty-year-old photography archive David Bowie: Among the Mexican Masters captured the musical revolutionary as he outfitted a new persona: humble tourist.   By Brenda Hernández | Jan. 30, 2017 Kaleidoscopic frescos overwhelm canvas walls brimmed to high ceilings and underlined by staircases

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The Grateful Generation Takes Over The Globe

The underground festival scene brings bass music, live painters, and performance art to downtown LA. As the streets of downtown Los Angeles slowly cleared from Saturday’s historic rally, the city’s nightlife began to percolate. Unmistakable sounds of muffled bass pulsated

Q&A: Breaking the Rules with Photographer Paley Fairman

Every so often there’s an artist that goes against the grain, swapping the current trend for experimental composure, coloring and a curated sense of detail. Photographer Paley Fairman has been just that. While every other photographer produced washed out images,

Luke McGarry: Luck of the Draw

Luke McGarry embodies the look of LA music. Not exactly his face—in fact, he rarely posts pictures of himself—but his highly saturated, not exactly flattering, but certainly accurate cartoons have become mascots for the city’s live music scene ever since

Luke Chiswell: Kick, Push, Coast.

Filled with wood skateboard-inspired pieces and abstract paintings with playful use of resin, Luke Chiswell’s most recent collaboration show with Tappan Collective was a glimpse into what he’s been working on during his short residency in LA. “I’ve been here for a couple months,”

The List: Summer Art Gallery Openings

LACE “The Palinopsic Field” Opening Reception: June 15 LA-based multidisciplinary artist Warren Neidich hits us with an exhibition featuring new and recent works, all revolving around the concepts of McCarthyism, Hollywood and the aftermath of World War II. Attend the opening to connect

Q&A: Get to Know Hood By Air Model, Elias Owens

Elias Owens is a burgeoning model born and raised in Los Angeles who’s modeled for brands such as Barely Broke LA and walked for Hood By Air. Get to know the fledgling 21-year-old model in one of his first interviews, below.  Hey Eli. How’d you get started in

Perfectly Handsy: Please Touch the Art Show

There is something about the forbidden act of touching art that makes us go haywire. Maybe it’s the novelty of touching something invaluable or our inner asshole that really wants to cause havoc in a place so soothing, it makes our