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Mining Creativity From a Secondhand Store: The Clayton Brothers at Mark Moore Gallery

Annabel Osberg | Posted 08.19.2014 | Arts
Annabel Osberg

The exhibition's color scheme is gaudy and disjunctive like the colors of a thrift store's multiplicity of objects. The Claytons' palette is skillfully mismatched in a tongue-in-cheek nod to the untrained chromatic discord of paintings found in secondhand stores.

Recontextualizing Pieces of Art History and Scraps of Everyday Life

Annabel Osberg | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts
Annabel Osberg

Many painters feel burdened by the baggage of art history. Others feel a sense of responsibility to further its academic progress and expand its continuum. Still others choose to ignore it. For someone who is so engaged with art historical imagery, Klamen has a remarkably laissez-faire attitude towards it

Studio View: Painter Amir H. Fallah

Hilary Harkness | Posted 06.30.2013 | Arts
Hilary Harkness

The pristine serenity of his studio space, encompassing the rough, splintery imagery in his paintings, is like a platinum setting of a Tiffany's solitaire engagement ring where the diamond has been discarded and replaced with a jagged collection of shards of glass eyeballs.

PLAN ForYourArt April 18-24

Bettina Korek | Posted 06.19.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Friday is Liz Glynn: The Myth of Getting it Right the First Time at LACMA at 7:30 p.m.

PLAN ForYourArt: April 11-17

Bettina Korek | Posted 06.12.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Saturday is Kaz Oshiro from 6-8 p.m.

PLAN ForYourArt: March 28-April 3

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.29.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Today is the Art and Queer Culture Book Launch. It starts at 6 p.m.

PLAN ForYourArt: March 21-27

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.22.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Sunday is the Ed Ruscha: Reception and Book Signing, Art Catalogues at LACMA from 4-6 p.m.

PLAN ForYourArt: March 7-13

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.08.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

TEDxCalArts: Performance, Body & Presence is the first TEDxCalArts conference by the CalArts Center for New Performance.

PLAN ForYourArt: February 21-27

Bettina Korek | Posted 04.24.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

In the Good Name of the Company is the opening reception for an exhibition of works from Colby Poster Printing Company curated by Jan Tumlir, with Christopher Michlig and Brian Roettinger.

PLAN ForYourArt: February 14-20

Bettina Korek | Posted 04.17.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Saturday is opening day of an exhibition presenting Vermeer's 1663-64 painting Women in Blue Reading a Letter.

PLAN ForYourArt: January 31-February 6

Bettina Korek | Posted 04.02.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Presented by performance-art journal Native Strategies, the two-night Rituals and Congregations event features artist Amanda Yates channeling the spirit of Los Angeles.

PLAN ForYourArt: January 24-30

Bettina Korek | Posted 03.26.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Tonight is opening night of Art Los Angeles Contemporary. Now in its fourth year, the fair presents 70 international and emerging galleries with a focus on Los Angeles.

PLAN ForYourArt: January 10-16

Bettina Korek | Posted 03.12.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Friday is the opening reception for an exhibition of Frank Gehry's Fish Lamps. Gehry produced the new lamps in 2012 and they will be divided between Gagosian Beverly Hills and Gagosian Paris at concurrent exhibitions.

PLAN ForYourArt: December 20-January 2

Bettina Korek | Posted 02.19.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Los Angeles Ballet returns to Valley Performing Arts Center with its production of The Nutcracker. Follow Clara and her Nutcracker to the magical Land of Snow, and to the enchanted Palace of the Dolls.

PLAN ForYourArt: December 13-19

Bettina Korek | Posted 02.13.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

This Bergamot Station Holiday Open House features holiday food and drinks, performances by Pop Wagon, and affordable art for gifting throughout the Bergamot's various galleries. The free open house also includes a variety of family friendly events.

Six Picks for This Week From The Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Distract yourself from election politics by visiting a museum and get a dose of something that always has your back: great art and culture.

Optical Allusions: This Artweek.LA (October 15, 2012)

Bill Bush | Posted 12.17.2012 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Legitimate Rape -- Political Art in 2012: This Artweek.LA (October 8, 2012)

Bill Bush | Posted 12.08.2012 | Arts
Bill Bush

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PLAN ForYourArt: October 4-10

Bettina Korek | Posted 12.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Wednesday is the opening night gala for the 17th annual Los Angeles Antiques, Art and Design Show, which features works by more than 60 artists from around the world.

Breaking With Tradition: This Artweek.LA (September 10, 2012)

Bill Bush | Posted 11.11.2012 | Arts
Bill Bush

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The Power of the Single Eye: This Artweek.LA (August 27, 2012)

Bill Bush | Posted 10.29.2012 | Arts
Bill Bush

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PLAN ForYourArt: August 23-29

Bettina Korek | Posted 10.23.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Saturday is the opening reception for a collection of 11 new prints by artist Shepard Fairey created in collaboration with Neil Young. The works are based on Americana, Young's most recent album with Crazy Horse.

PLAN ForYourArt: August 16-22

Bettina Korek | Posted 10.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

News Animation Improvisations features artist Simone Forti performing live interpretations of newspaper reports and newscasts. This event will include a series of drawings and writing produced throughout the duration of the biennial.

The Unseen Order of Things

Tracey Harnish | Posted 10.15.2012 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

Young Projects Gallery in West Hollywood, is "dedicated to idea that moving image artworks are concrete art-forms, much like painting, sculpture and fine art photography." Two recent shows at the gallery set out to prove this in very different ways.

California's Designing Women: This Artweek.LA (August 6, 2012)

Bill Bush | Posted 10.06.2012 | Arts
Bill Bush

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