Category: ART

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

Gregory Siff ‘s Portrait of an American Ice Cream Man

This past weekend, acclaimed multimedia artist Gregory Siff debuted his new collection of artwork in his DTLA studio. The series is sentimentally named Portrait of an American Ice Cream Man, inspired by Siff’s beloved childhood neighborhood ice cream man, Gus.

#therealgirl: Inside the World of Arvida Byström

The 24-year-old Arvida Byström’s art looks like a lot of pastel and glitter, often translated to the phrase “ über femme,” and proclaimed as youthful and vain. Bringing the audience face-to-face to challenge these stigmas of femininity is exactly what

Lonely Hearts Club: The Museum of Broken Relationships

Heartbreak in Los Angeles is a pair of silicone breasts—at least to somebody who donated the implants to the collection at the Museum of Broken Relationships LA. “She had felt pressured to get them, and she had three surgeries and

Yung Jake: Goin’ Back To Back

If you had been at the right place at the right time, and by that I mean witnessing two iPhones side by side with Snapchat open, you might have seen rapper-slash-artist Yung Jake’s music video “Both.” In the story, he

The Anonymous Performance Artists Who Will Judge You

Gill and Jill Bumby have a tagline for their act, and it reads: A Fair and Honest Appraisal of Your Appearance. Mostly known for their presence at events, the two dress so there are no identifying features showing, and then critique

5 Lemonade Contributors You Should Know

Beyoncé broke the internet once again with the release of her second visual album, Lemonade. The project provided us with stunning visuals, political statements, hilarious memes and an eclectic mix of music that speaks to her evolution as an artist. The album

Bright Eyes: A Q&A with Photographer Jabari Jacobs

A look to Jabari Jacobs’ book gives you a clear idea that the man is fun, has a penchant for pops of color, and enjoys things on the glossier side. When you think about those characteristics together, the parallel to

Celebrate 25 Years of P.S. ARTS at the pARTy!

Those with an inclination to the art sphere, pull out your iCal. On May 20th, one of our favorite organizations, P.S. ARTS, is celebrating its 25th anniversary of providing arts education to underprivileged public schools at the pARTy! Located at the

The Weekly: Rihanna, Four Tet and Free Margarita Monday

Poetic Purpose Is Lyrical Thursday, April 28th, 7 PM – 9 PM The Standard Hollywood | 8300 W Sunset Blvd. 90069 Get down to the hustle of the Sunset Strip for an existential poetry reading from artists Mandy Kahn, Lani Trock

State of the Art: Superchief LA

Downtown LA contemporary art access point Superchief has friends and fans in high places. The gallery is a year and a half into its LA residency and is already beloved by magazines, blogs, and creative figures with art-world clout. With

Sarah St Clair Renard’s Muted Dreams Editorial

Spring is on its way and even though the weather doesn’t exactly match the season at the moment, there is no reason why we can’t take style cues for the warmer days. In Muted Dreams, photographer Sarah St Clair Renard

Cinephiles Need Apply: Win A Skirball 2016 Film Pass

If you’ve been looking to up your film knowledge, this is for you. Skirball Cultural Center is gifting one of our readers a VIP pass that allows you to watch every film they show through the year for free. Screenings

George Byrne: The LA Photographer Who Sees What You Can’t

    Us mortals use social media to construct our personal headlines. Our Instagram feeds serve as a self-aware glimpse into our personal lives, but this glossy front is often a far cry from the behind-the-scenes reality. George Byrne is

Valentine’s Day Special: Live Art Supper Club

This Valentine’s day eve, Live Art Supper Club brings you an intimate event where you’ll experience the perfect marriage between art and fine dining . Be prepared to spend a night appreciating “art for art’s sake” with renowned street artists as well

It’s Here! Museum of Neon Art Opens This Weekend in Glendale

Finally– after bit of a hiatus — the Museum of Neon Art is (re) opening in Glendale this weekend, continuing its legacy of offering a welcomed twist to the ‘art museum’ dynamic. Founded in 1981 by Lili Lakich and Richard Jenkins, the original location

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