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VOTE: Which Photo Says 'I Love LA' The Most?

Posted 10.07.2011 | Los Angeles

A group of 50 Angeleno-submitted photographs will be on display at the "I Love LA" photo exhibition on August 11 at Duncan Miller Gallery, 10959 Venic...

The Week In Art: Hitler's Parents,

Posted 10.05.2011 | Arts

It's been a bizarre week in Arts: portraits of Hitler's parents surfaced, ancient cave art was discovered, we explored the revolution in Cairo's stree...

Mental Menudo: In Celebration of Artist Gilbert "Magu" Lujan

Karen Atkinson | Posted 09.26.2011 | Arts
Karen Atkinson

Gilbert "Magu" Lujan died this last weekend of cancer, just before a benefit was to take place to raise money for his health care. Magu was an important artist not only here in Los Angeles, but for most everyone he came in contact with. 2011-07-26-imgpull.jpg

In Memory Of Chicano Artist Gilbert 'Magu' Lujan

The Huffington Post/ AP | By JOHN ROGERS | Posted 09.26.2011 | Los Angeles

ARCADIA, Calif. -- His colorful expressive works, reflecting everything from cartoonish-looking characters to Aztec warriors, would come to cover ever...

Patrick Lee: Deadly Friends

Tracey Harnish | Posted 09.26.2011 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

These portraits are startling contemporary insights into the society of men. These are men who clearly have lived lives of intensity and peril and are part of a society that signals their wounds with physical visuals.

Debating Through the Arts: This Artweek.LA (July 25-31)

Bill Bush | Posted 09.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush


Invisible People: Fighting Homelessness With Art

Ryan J. Bell | Posted 09.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Ryan J. Bell

Great art makes you stop and think and ask questions. That is exactly what happened for me when I visited Christopher Chinn at his one-day installation on skid row in Los Angeles.

Starving at the Unfriendly Getty Center

Mat Gleason | Posted 07.23.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

If the Getty lies about the times its cafe stays open, do they lie about the importance of the art and artists they exhibit as well?

Wyatt Neumann: Easy Rider With a Camera (VIDEO)

Tom Gregory | Posted 07.07.2011 | Arts
Tom Gregory

Neumann's latest work captures the raw, unstaged moments that create the American experience. Whether he is shooting on large format camera or simply an iPhone, his photography connects with the truth in life.

Street Art Market Collapse Would See History Repeat

Mat Gleason | Posted 07.03.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

How many investment-industry types will be seduced by the glamour of Street Art hype and think they can corner the market? Will they all actually attempt to apply their stupid market metrics to art?

'Art in the Streets' at MOCA: This Artweek.LA (April 18-24)

Bill Bush | Posted 06.19.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush


PHOTOS: Apocalyptic Paintings Show Comic Book Illustrator's Depth

Posted 06.14.2011 | Arts

Los Angeles-based artist James Jean has an aspiring illustrator's dream life: cover artist for DC comics, several published books, shows all around th...

PHOTOS: The Drama & Disaster Of Mark Licari's Drawings

Posted 06.11.2011 | Arts

(Via Beautiful/Decay) Licari's world is full of sea creatures, crawling bugs, exploding volcanoes, and the degenerative force that turns a clean ro...

Black Swan Inspired Art Exhibition

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Matthew Barney, Walead Beshty, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Katharina Fritsch, Douglas Gordon, Dan Graham, Wade Guyton, Pierre Huyghe, Sergej Jensen, A...

PHOTOS: Out And About In LA This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The LA art scene was bustling this past weekend with three major art exhibitions opening around town. On Saturday, March 19, OHWOW Gallery in Los Ange...

Exhibition Spotlight: Liat Yossifor's Ghostly 'Performers From A Future Past'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Liat Yossifor WHAT: Performers from a Future Past WHEN: February 19th - March 26th, 2011 Opening Reception Saturday, February 19th, 6 - 8 ...

Charon's Pantheon: Controversial, Uplifting, Disturbing

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lisa Derrick

The truly transcendent nature of Charon's Pantheon takes us into a profound realm of the otherworld, making us question the nature and source of art, creativity and the divine.

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...

Sadness Just Below the Surface: This Artweek.LA (February 21-27)

Bill Bush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush


Gallery Rounds/Bergamot Station

Peter Clothier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Peter Clothier

We found quite a lot to like in the course of our afternoon at Bergamot Station, a former train station in Santa Monica that has been a lively center for galleries and design studios.

Street Art: A Window to a City's Soul

Dylan Kendall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dylan Kendall

Around the world artists give voice to those who want to create change in their cities. Los Angeles is home to an army of influential artists, yet it is also home to third-world poverty.

Emi Fontana: Why an Italian Is Producing Great Public art in L.A.

Max Padilla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Max Padilla

Emi Fontana's non-profit West of Rome has been producing stellar public art displays of the works of Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger and Olafur Eliasson.

A Brief Interview With L.A. Painter Josh Peters

Noel Alumit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Noel Alumit

Even though he's based in Los Angeles, artist Josh Peters is living somewhere else. His large, other-worldly paintings speak of a different place and time.

PHOTOS: Art Los Angeles Contemporary Invades The Santa Monica Airport

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: Art Los Angeles Contemporary WHO: Art Los Angeles Contemporary director Tim Fleming, Ben Bourgeois, China Chow, Waldo Fernandez, Jennifer and P...

Protests Against Censorship At Smithsonian Secrectary's Speech In L.A.

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The few protesters outside the Biltmore Hotel Thursday with a poster-board cross and a casket weren't exactly sure what to do. They had come to prote...