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Don Bachardy

The Metro Arrives...In Time for the SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS June 5th, 2016

Henry K. Long | Posted 05.31.2016 | Arts
Henry K. Long

The metro has finally arrived at Bergamot Station, but with the train comes uncertainty and inevitable change for the galleries housed at the popular ...

Three Stops on Our Way to the Oscars

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.26.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

So, as you can imagine, I take the Oscars very seriously, and follow all the brouhaha leading up to the live Sunday broadcast. And this year was no exception. But for me, along with a few good friends, the party actually started the day before, on Saturday. That's how it went...

Dobbin and Kitty Ride Again

Mark Simpson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark Simpson

In Katherine Bucknell's The Animals, a collection of letters between the famous British-born novelist Christopher Isherwood and his lover, the American portrait artist Don Bachardy, love speaks in animal tongues. Cloying Beatrix Potter animal tongues.

How Don Bachardy and Christopher Isherwood's Love Story Made It to the Big Screen

Guido Santi | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Guido Santi

The reels had been stored for years in a cabinet in his bedroom facing the ocean. I did not have much of an expectation about the film but when the projector started rolling, I quickly realized the enormity of what I was watching.

Artistic Angelenos Celebrate Peter Schlesinger

Posted 01.27.2012 | Los Angeles

Peter Schlesinger was surrounded by friends and memories last night at a private reception hosted by Michael Smith at the Duke and Duke Gallery in Wes...

"Cruising the Archive: Queer Art and Culture in Los Angeles, 1945-1980," Pacific Standard Time

James Scarborough | Posted 03.20.2012 | Arts
James Scarborough

"Cruising the Archive: Queer Art and Culture in Los Angeles, 1945-1980" attests to both the pioneering efforts and achievements of the artists and activists of Los Angeles' LGBTQ community.

PHOTOS: 6 Portraits, 6 Studio Visits: From Jon Swihart To Don Bachardy

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Seed

My series of slideshows on paintings and palettes continues this week with a focus on portraits, and the palettes and studio gear of the artist's who ...

A Portrait of the Artist as an Artist's Model: My Sessions With Don Bachardy

Lisa Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Adams

Out of the blue I was contacted by the model booking agent for Don Bachardy, to sit for none other than the venerable portrait master himself--a man w...