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A Room Is a Cage, The World a Zoo in the Collages of Vikky Alexander

Annabel Osberg | Posted 12.01.2014 | Arts
Annabel Osberg

The photo-collages in Vikky Alexander's first show at Wilding Cran Gallery, titled Theatergarden Bestiarium, are spare. In each, one or more cutout images of toy animals are overlaid onto a photo of a sumptuous historical site devoid of people.

Windshield Decal Semiotics and Doctrinaire Cultism in the Artwork of Brendan Donnelly

Annabel Osberg | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts
Annabel Osberg

The title of Brendan Donnelly's first exhibition at Paul Loya Gallery, "How To Be A Magician In Your Spare Time," is something of a misnomer--the show has little to do with magic. However, the emptiness of the titular promise is itself an ironic trick in keeping with the artist's skepticism of magisterial charlatanry.

10 Drawings Of Los Angeles That Capture What Makes The City So Magical

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts

Many artists celebrating Los Angeles focus on the city's melting neon lights, dreamy young people, glamorous film sets and sunshine. But Luis Serrano'...

Get a Sniff of This Street Art From Plastic Jesus

VisualNews.com | Posted 05.26.2014 | Arts
VisualNews.com

Is that a huge pile of cocaine, a rolled up 20 dollar bill and an American 'Excess' card? It's not hard to understand why people are bowing down to LA street artist Plastic Jesus and his wonderfully satirical brand of subversive art.

274 Faces in 30 Seconds

Steve Payne | Posted 05.17.2014 | Arts
Steve Payne

I love how it turned out.

LA Art Show-Stoppers

Bruce Helander | Posted 03.20.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

It's clear the LA Art Show, now in its 19th year, is no ordinary art fair, which in the last few years has drawn the attention and participation from major, celebrated galleries like Ace Gallery. Once inside the exhibition area, it's necessary to have a pathway map to guide you intelligently and efficiently to the areas you want to explore.

NCCA Kronstadt: Documents From a Russian Residency

j.frede | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
j.frede

Like many of my contemporaries in Los Angeles, I work across multiple disciplines that allow for attention to be directed toward my investigations rather than restricted by a commitment to a single medium. Working in this way allows for opportunity to explore.

Face to Face: Flanders, Florence and Renaissance Painting

John Seed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
John Seed

Although I am used to looking at contemporary art -- which often broadcasts its messages with great immediacy -- I found myself slowing down and scanning the 15-century works on view in their entirety, hoping for more subtle moments.

Los Angeles Then and Now: This Artweek.LA (September 9, 2013)

Bill Bush | Posted 11.12.2013 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Celebrity Photographer Timothy White Premieres Indian Larry Retrospective at Project Gallery

Brandon Deroche | Posted 10.13.2013 | Los Angeles
Brandon Deroche

This Thursday, PROJECT Gallery will welcome acclaimed celebrity photographer Timothy White and the Los Angeles premiere of his retrospective of legendary motorcycle builder and cultural icon, Indian Larry.

Moses Transposes Euphoniously: This Artweek.LA (July 22, 2013)

Bill Bush | Posted 09.22.2013 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Gary Baseman Opens a New Door: This Artweek.LA (April 22, 2013)

Bill Bush | Posted 06.24.2013 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Modern Architecture In L.A.: This Artweek.LA (March 25, 2013)

Bill Bush | Posted 05.26.2013 | Arts
Bill Bush

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'I Saw One Of Your Paintings In A Movie'

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts
John Seed

A friend at work caught me by the drinking fountain a few days ago and mentioned something rather surprising: "I saw one of your paintings in a movie ...

The Shifting L.A.ndscape: This Artweek.LA (March 18, 2013)

Bill Bush | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Artists Renew Our Perception: This Artweek.LA (March 4, 2013)

Bill Bush | Posted 05.07.2013 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Animalicious: This Artweek.LA (February 25, 2013)

Bill Bush | Posted 04.28.2013 | Arts
Bill Bush

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A Place Where You Are Not Alone: This Artweek.LA (February 18, 2013)

Bill Bush | Posted 04.22.2013 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Good Artists Borrow. Great Artists Steal: This Artweek.LA (February 11, 2013)

Bill Bush | Posted 04.16.2013 | Arts
Bill Bush

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PLAN for Your Art: February 7 to 13

Bettina Korek | Posted 04.09.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

ForYourArt selects the best opportunities to see, collect, learn about and support art each week.

An Inland Empire State of Mind: This Artweek.LA (February 4, 2013)

Bill Bush | Posted 04.07.2013 | Arts
Bill Bush

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That's All Foulkes: This Artweek.LA (January 28, 2013)

Bill Bush | Posted 04.03.2013 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Denature of Being: This Artweek.LA (January 21, 2013)

Bill Bush | Posted 03.24.2013 | Arts
Bill Bush

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The Artist as Magician and Trickster

Edward Goldman | Posted 03.19.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

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Take Me to the Art Fair: This Artweek.LA (January 14, 2013)

Bill Bush | Posted 03.18.2013 | Arts
Bill Bush

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