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Surface to Air : Los Angeles Artists of the 60s (VIDEO)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 06.24.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

Genevieve Day, Director of Kayne Griffin Corcoran. Photo by EMS. On Tuesday, May 27, 2014 I had the great opportunity to film "Surface to Air: Los...

Mark Ryden's 'The Gay 90s West' at Michael Kohn (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

There was cake on the walls, cake in the backroom, and cake on the clothing by the patrons and adoring fans of Ryden. The room was pink, the faces in line were blushing, and the adults and kids waiting in line felt like they were at Disneyland. It was definitely Spring time in the art world.

Paris Photo LA at Paramount Studios (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 07.06.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

All the great international galleries filled the soundstages and open sets along the corridors and streets within Paramount.

Jackson Pollock's Milestone Painting Mural Featured at the Getty (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 06.21.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

On the afternoon of Tues, April 15, 2014 I had the opportunity to meet Melissa Abraham, Getty Communications, to view the latest headlining exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center in Los Angeles.

Graffiti Artist RISK Promotes Aerosmith Show at Whiskey a Go Go (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 06.09.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

The artist RISK made a banner for the event outside of the venue. Here are a few images I took from the event as part of my N(art)ration series.

Helen Pashgian's "Light Invisible" at LACMA (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.27.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

On the night of March 26, 2014, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art opened its doors for its latest exhibition Helen Pashgian: Light Invisible (Marc...

Taryn Simon's "Bird's of the West Indies" at Gagosian Gallery (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.25.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

On Thursday, February 27, 2014, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, held a pre-Oscar exhibition of Taryn Simon's Birds of the West Indies (2013-14). I was only able to capture the first hour of the largely-packed opening.

Jacob Hashimoto's Gas Giant at MOCA Pacific Design Center (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.23.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

This is a photo essay I shot on March 20, 2014 on Jacob Hashimoto's installation at MOCA Pacific Design Center as part of my continuing survey of impo...

Gary Lang At Ace Gallery (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.19.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

This exhibit marks the first time the Words are installed along with Lang's Circles in a gallery. The Circles and the Words combine seemingly opposing elements.