Lobby Gallery exhibition: Souvenirs of Progress | Art, memorabilia, photography & writing reflecting on the 1970s

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Souvenirs of Progress: A look back to March Forward… Art, memorabilia, photography & writing reflecting on the 1970s Souvenirs of Progress “Teach-In” art show & forum at Lobby Gallery. Visit during one of the walk-through hours to hear the accompanying … Continue reading

FREE Ready-Made March or Protest Posters to download

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FREE Ready-Made March or Protest Posters to download. These are in PDF format so you can print these at home (or at any printer) in whatever size works best for you: 16″x20″ poster size, tabloid sized paper, or even legal … Continue reading

“Souvenirs of Progress” Box Set & Historic Storyboards | A look back to March Forward…

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Art, memorabilia, photography & writing reflecting on the 1970s Collectibles and memorabilia included in the Souvenirs of Progress Box Set are presented as informational artifacts to reflect on an era of turbulence and change in American Civil Rights. It also … Continue reading

Herencia Trilogy | Mixed media narrative library for the Getty Underground

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The Herencia Trilogy narrative library built for the Getty Underground art show is a Greetings From L.A. tribute (featured in the Getty Research Institute’s Pacific Standard Time exhibition) and it is inspired by a variety of work by Al Ruppersberg and Orhan … Continue reading

Bill Graham | Counterculture & benefit concerts

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Bill Graham was a legendary music promoter behind many Bay Area bands for several decades, starting amid the 1960’s counterculture movement of San Francisco. His work affected not only acts like, Jefferson Airplane, the Fugs, Santana, Big Brother & the Holding Company … Continue reading

Furst World | Art gallery & cultural outpost in Joshua Tree

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Bobby Furst’s private art studio, gallery and creative retreat hosts spaces for live music, a screening room and workshops with rustic camp trailers and hiking trails that connect to Joshua Tree National Park. His installations of assemblage and found objects … Continue reading

East Jesus | Art squatting in the desert… Gloriously!

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Pilgrimage to East Jesus, a desert art mecca in Slab City, California and a night voyage aboard a magical wooden caravan to the open air stage, The Range. (A few of the locations featured in the film, Into the Wild by … Continue reading

Community | Watts Towers & Watts Towers Arts Center

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Originally posted on boholuxelife:
Watts in Los Angeles, California hosts Watts Towers and Watts Towers Arts Center, with the original sculptural towers created by Simon Rodia between 1921 to 1955. It also includes permanent collections by Noah Purifoy, John Outterbridge,…

Under Construction | Street Art Installation in DTLA

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Artist, Tanner Goldbeck curated and coordinated a one night only street art exhibition featuring local, DTLA/Downtown Los Angeles artists. The building where the multistory, urban art installation took place has since been redesigned, and none of the murals remain, but it … Continue reading

Branded Arts Building | Street Art in Culver City, CA

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The Branded Arts Buildings in Culver City, a neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, hosted iconic work by top local and international street artists. The urban art installments were temporary and the buildings have now been demolished, but it was a … Continue reading

Channa Horwitz Sonakinatography #3 | Performance

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Channa Horwitz was a visual contemporary artist from Boyle Heights, Los Angeles. Her Sonakinatography (sound – motion – notation) compositions, based around the number 8, were performed with percussion, dance, spoken word, and electronic instruments. In January of 2012, her Sonakinatography #3 … Continue reading

An iconic, ironic and so-called “plastic day” in LA | Ban on bags

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My so-called “plastic day” in Los Angeles, a.k.a. “LA,” began with a morning rally followed by a close-to-unanimous (13 to 1) vote of the LA City Council to ban single-use plastic shopping bags in supermarkets and to “penalize” paper bag usage with … Continue reading

Travel therapy | Dealing with death in Venice

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So there I was, sitting in seat 12A as the plane took off…Thanks to the kind United Airlines counter attendant that rebooked my flight when I messed up and missed my original flight by an entire day. He must have … Continue reading

Art & social progress | PST era exhibitions and events

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Can art create change? Does art matter? Why do we need to support art? On my cynical, negative days, I feel that society and culture are still in the dark ages and that art and individuals are not enough to … Continue reading

Community outpost | The Last Bookstore LA

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As local and specialty shops for selling books have been eliminated, first by the large chains and then by the online giants, like Amazon, there remains only a few spots to be able to enjoy physically browsing books. Since the … Continue reading

Homage to the OG sneaker of athletes, artists & musicians | Converse LA Flagship

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Tonight’s opening of the Converse concept store in Santa Monica brought together a few of my favorites: art, music and shoes. True to its following, Converse launched it’s new flagship with an eternally youthful, fashionable, timelessly cool, artistic, athletic and rock & … Continue reading

The gender temperature divide & Horizontalidad | CamLab II

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CamLab II set up a “Yurt City” of tents in front of the MOCA Geffen on February 2nd providing free workshops and MOCA sponsored sustenance of hot chocolate, coffee, tea, soft drinks and yummy baked goods, like macaroons, rosemary crisps … Continue reading

Los Angeles wetlands | Photo essay

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A dawn to dusk view of the tidal wetlands, LA River, Ballona Creek and Ballona Lagoon areas; home to many wild plants and animals that share the land, air and water alongside Los Angeles residents and LAX, including: snowy egrets, brown pelicans, western … Continue reading

Drop in the Bucket benefit concert with Henry Rollins, Corey Taylor and an all-star crew | Music

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A very charismatic Henry Rollins hosted a benefit show at the historic Avalon in Hollywood on Wednesday night (30 November 2011) for Drop in the Bucket, a Uganda based NGO that is building water wells and sanitation systems in sub-Saharan … Continue reading

Central Avenue & 1st Street: Little Tokyo | Photo essay

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Buildings can tell a story about history, culture, community, art, design and the environs so that’s why buildings in Japantowns (Nihonmachis) throughout California are being preserved. Little Tokyo is a Nihonmachi located in downtown Los Angeles and in 1995 thirteen … Continue reading

Iconic Russia | Contemporary art, White Nights and grey areas

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The ATM in Red Square gave me the option of USD or Russian rubles. I thought, “How convenient, a foreign ATM that will allow me to withdraw according to the equivalent US currency- very useful so I won’t have a … Continue reading

Modern Art in Los Angeles: Assemblage and Politics » sharing the L-O-V-E

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Modern Art in Los Angeles: Assemblage and Politics » Pacific Standard Time | Getty Museum Research Institute. An evening of conversation with artists Ed Bereal, Mel Edwards, George Herms, Nancy Reddin Kienholz and Betye Saar. Moderated by Lucy Bradnock of the … Continue reading

Iconic Milan | Things to do IF visiting

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If you have to go to Milan. In Rome you can find classical antiquity, in Florence you can find the Renaissance, in Venice you can find Baroque grandeur, and in Milan,… in Milan you can find work. Of all the large, … Continue reading

Tallest Man on Earth | Live in Barcelona

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The Tallest Man on Earth at Razzmatazz, Barcelona 2 December 2010 Last December I had the luck of seeing Kristian Matsson A.K.A. The Tallest Man on Earth, perform live at Razzmatazz in Barcelona. A friend had mentioned that there was … Continue reading

Painting with moonlight | Night photography

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Lighting experiment using the moon as a light source to draw: F5.6 with 2 second exposure and circular movement around the moon after ~1 second. The circular shape around the moon symbolizes the Zen calligraphy “ensō” that refers to a … Continue reading

Story of the Ferus Art Gallery: THE COOL SCHOOL | PBS

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Independent Lens . THE COOL SCHOOL | PBS. The Cool School: Story of the Ferus Art Gallery Along with Pacific Standard Time exhibitions, the PBS documentary film, The Cool School tells the compelling story of the Ferus Art Gallery and brings … Continue reading

Iconic Paris: novel + de rigueur things to do

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Fall is one of my favorite seasons in Paris. The summer heat and tourists have declined, the climate is often overcast, but mostly dry, and the brooding skies gives it a literary mood. New fall/winter fashions have hit the stores … Continue reading

Edward Kienholz, Five Car Stud 1969–1972, Revisited » Pacific Standard Time | LACMA

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Edward Kienholz, Five Car Stud 1969–1972, Revisited | LACMA. Pacific Standard Time – Edward Kienholz: Five Car Stud 1969 – 1972, Revisited. Mixed media installation at LACMA Edward Kienholz’ Five Car Stud is the “must see” piece in the entire … Continue reading

Sam Francis Border Painting (Mako Series) » Pacific Standard Time | Getty

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Sam Francis – Mako, 1966 Arcrylic on canvas (150 x 108 inches) Pacific Standard Time: Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1970 Group exhibition at the Getty Center Museum, Los Angeles, California blogs.getty.edu/pacificstandardtime/explore-the-era/people/sam-francis/ Sam Francis’ painting, Mako is one of the … Continue reading

Koby Newell | artist profile

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Bay Street artist brings life and color to the local scene Skaters and creative vision are not normally uttered in the same sentence amongst culture aficionados, but that is about to change when the art world discovers Koby Newell. For … Continue reading

Catalina Estrada at the Iguapop Gallery

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Catalina Estrada: Desarmando Suenos Art exhibition at the Iguapop Gallery, Barcelona, Spain | April 30 – May 30, 2009 Decorative arts meets Latin Manga The Catalina Estrada show, “Desarmando Suenos” at Iguapop Gallery gathered an enthusiastic crowd for a standing room … Continue reading

ANGIL + Hiddentracks | Music

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Like not being able to help falling in love with the wrong guy ANGIL + Hiddentracks’ songs entice like watching the excruciatingly, long hallway scenes in a Hitchcock thriller that I know will lead to horror, but that I cannot stop … Continue reading