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Oscar Murillo

M.F.A Abstraction, Crapstraction, Dropcloth Abstraction or Zombie Abstraction? Recommended Reading #2

Matthew Israel | Posted 08.24.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

If you haven't seen this series of videos, they're a great learning/teaching resource on the painting techniques of the Abstract Expressionists -- specifically Pollock, Newman, Rothko, Reinhardt and Kline -- by Corey d'Augustine of The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Want to Get Your Very Own Oscar Murillo for $1,000?

Susan Michals | Posted 05.10.2014 | Arts
Susan Michals

Informed by the manufacturing context of The Mistake Room's Downtown LA location, Murillo has created a series of original painted works on used T-shirts, radically transforming the value and circulation of otherwise cheap and readily available garments.

The Things We Think and Do Not Say, or Why the Art World is in Trouble

Steven Zevitas | Posted 04.30.2014 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

I think that art constitutes the single most important output of a given culture at any point in time and, therefore, that collecting art is a deadly serious enterprise.

It's No Mistake: The Mistake Room Launches As a Landmark Art Organization in Los Angeles

Susan Michals | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Susan Michals

For a long time, Los Angeles has been sort of the Cinderella (think poor, but beautiful stepchild) of the art world.