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The Art Fairs of Frieze Week 2013

MutualArt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

It's London's turn in the great art fair cycle, and Frieze and its satellites have descended upon the British city for the eleventh year. As expected, the powers behind Frieze have a world class line up of special exhibitions, film and a sculpture park that will pair contemporary and historical pieces.

BAILA, Henry Taylor!

Lili Bernard | Posted 06.22.2013 | Arts
Lili Bernard

There are fifteen minutes left of the opening reception for Henry Taylor's solo-show at Blum and Poe, and a constant stream of people are still flowing through the door. Jeffrey Deitch (Director of Museum of Contemporary Art) stands at the top of the shallow stairs with a quiet smile, peering at the multitude like an owl. Around the corner in the gallery lobby, a mob of fans swarm around Henry Taylor.

In the Art Ring: Newcomer Artist vs. Heavyweight Champion

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.16.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Two new solo exhibitions that opened over the past week in L.A. Louver and Blum & Poe couldn't be more different. After all, sculptor Matt Wedel is ...

The MOCA Trustees Woke Up and Smelled the Coffee, at Last

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.27.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Today's breaking art news came to my inbox in the wee hours of the morning, in the form of a press release from the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los ...

PLAN ForYourArt: November 8-14

Bettina Korek | Posted 01.08.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Saturday is opening night of interior-design showcase event THR Design Hollywood, which includes 14 spaces designed by top Los Angeles interior designers, and Tuesday starts a five-day event bringing comic book enthusiasts and artists together.

PLAN ForYourArt: September 27-October 3

Bettina Korek | Posted 11.27.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Today is the opening reception for an exhibition of works by artist William Eggleston. Los Alamos includes 37 large-scale pigment images from Eggleston's Los Alamos series.

PLAN ForYourArt: May 24-30

Bettina Korek | Posted 07.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Sunday is opening day of a new exhibition that will focus on the emergence of land art in the 1960s and highlight the early years of artistic experimentations in this realm.

Beauty and the Beast

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.13.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Mystery Circle is a dangerous, explosive work of art by the famous contemporary Chinese artists, Cai Guo-Qiang.

PLAN ForYourArt: January 5-11

Bettina Korek | Posted 03.06.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

For the first of three MOCA events, CamLab will transform two adjoining spaces in the museum, encouraging visitors to oscillate between immersion and agency as they occupy the various perspectives proposed by the installation.

PLAN ForYourArt: September 22-28

Bettina Korek | Posted 11.22.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Join Soho House and some of their favorite vendors in the Garden to purchase vegetables, wine, fruits, nuts, flowers, and honey. They will have live bluegrass from Ethan Wiley and face painters for the kids!

PLAN ForYourArt: July 14-20

Bettina Korek | Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Design's ability to move us towards a more sustainable and creative urban lifestyle is at the heart of Little Tokyo Design Week, which will be open to the public from July 14 - July 17.

PLAN ForYourArt: April 21-27

Bettina Korek | Posted 06.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Blum and Poe is hosting a benefit performance event for the victims of the Japanese earthquake, tsunami, and atomic disaster, featuring a live performance by The Head and the Heart.

PLAN ForYourArt: April 7-13

Bettina Korek | Posted 06.05.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

MOCA presents the artist-run radio project Neighborhood Public Radio (NPR) as the spring 2011 collective for the ongoing Engagement Party series of events.

PLAN ForYourArt: March 31-April 6

Bettina Korek | Posted 06.01.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Post-Mexican writer and performance artist Guillermo Gomez-Pena presents a new solo performance dealing with the end of the Bush era and the challenges facing President Obama.

Art About The Things That Make Life Worth Living

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(Via Beautiful/Decay) If you are lucky, once in a while you find an artist that helps you remember why you started getting into art in the first pl...

PLAN ForYourArt: March 17-23

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

David Lynch, who has produced films such as Eraserhead and Mulholland Drive, engages a visual arts practice that is integral to his vision as a filmmaker but also comprises a body of work in its own right.

Exhibition Spotlight: Mind Games With Julian Hoeber's Paintings

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Julian Hoeber WHAT: The Execution Changes, Endless Chair, and His and Hers WHEN: February 5 - March 12, 2011 WHERE: Blum & Poe 2727 South La...

PLAN ForYourArt: February 3-9

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each week, ForYourArt highlights select events to help you PLAN ForYourArt.

PLAN ForYourArt: January 6-12

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles.

Laughing at the Artwork of John Tottenham

Gordy Grundy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

In the art world, the laughs are far and few between. British born poet John Tottenham has a wit as dry as my martini.

PLAN ForYourArt: November 4-10

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

For their second Engagement Party, Heffington moves MOCA invites museum-goers to interpret staged dance tableaux through drawing.

Last Chance for a Look at Nara

Doreen Remen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Doreen Remen

2010-11-03-nara.jpgWhite Ghost offers the perfect opportunity to monitor how the public actually reacts to public art in New York City.

PLAN ForYourArt September 16-22

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles. Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings thro...

Plan ForYourArt May 20-22

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles. People from all over the world came to LA for the opening of the...

Plan ForYourArt March 11-17

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

This week in art includes the riches of Los Angeles' downtown Broadway theater district.