Posts Tagged ‘LA’

FIRST LOOK | KAWS “MAN’S BEST FRIEND” AT HONOR FRASER, LA

September 15, 2014  |  art, Uncategorized  |  No Comments

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Long time Supertouch buddy KAWS  has become a true force of nature in the art world in recent years. Emerging from his early roots in animation and graffiti in the 90s to reign over streetwear and the vinyl toy industry in the 2000s, the artist known to his parents as Brian Donnelley is now a major player in the art world. This meteoric ascendency is due in large part to his prodigious and unrelentingly stunning Read More

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MUST-SEE SHOW | EDDIE MARTINEZ “NOMADER” AT MICHAEL KOHN GALLERY, LA

September 14, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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One of our favorite young abstract painters here at Supertouch is Brooklyn-based artist Eddie Martinez, whose show of gorgeous new work, Nomader, at Michael Kohn Gallery could easily be mistaken for a MoMA retrospective if you managed to forget what building you walked into. At the tender age of just 37, he's an absolute powerhouse on a fast Read More

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OPENINGS | SAM FALLS’ NATURAL ABSTRACTIONS AT HANNAH HOFFMAN, LA

September 9, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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LA-based artist Sam Falls has long pursued a particular interest in the influence of natural phenomenon such as light, rain or time and wind may have on his abstract paintings and sculptures. The idea of a sublime deterioration, a controlled and expected change on materials ranging from Read More

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FIRST LOOK | THE CLAYTON BROTHERS “OPEN TO THE PUBLIC” AT MARK MOORE GALLERY, LA

August 26, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Longtime Supertouch buddies Rob & Christian Clayton have just debuted their most mature body of work with their invitingly-titled new show, Open to the Public at Mark Moore Gallery in LA's Culver City. Through an expansive exhibition of mixed-media drawings, assemblage, photography, video, and installations, the  Read More

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FIRST LOOK | DENNIS MORRIS’ “THE BOLLOCKS” AT KNOWN GALLERY, LA

August 14, 2014  |  art, Music  |  Comments Off

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If you've got a favorite photo of the Sex Pistols, there's a good chance it's by their former official photographer, Dennis Morris. There's also a very good chance you can see it in person at Morris' current show, The Bollocks, at Known Gallery in LA. Traveling with the punk boy band Read More

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STREET LIFE | NEW WORK BY CYRCLE IN POLAND FOR THE STREET ART DOPING PROJECT

July 17, 2014  |  Street Art  |  Comments Off

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Freshly created for the current Street Art Doping public art project in Warsaw, Poland is this striking new mural by LA-based three man collective Cyrcle whose artistic trademark is combining classical imagery into modern compositions within the genre of street art. Read More

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MUST-SEE | OPENNESS AND CLARITY: COLOR FIELD WORKS FROM THE 60s & 70s AT HONOR FRASER, LA

July 9, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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On view at the esteemed Honor Fraser Gallery through August 2nd, is the must-see show, Openness and Clarity: Color Field Works from the 1960s and 1970s, featuring incredible musuem-level pieces by Frank Stella, Josef Albers, Anthony Caro, Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Louis, Robert Motherwell, Kenneth Noland, and  Read More

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LAST LOOK | HASSAN RAHIIM’S “DISTILLATIONS” AT HVW8 GALLERY, LA

June 19, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Closing shop this weekend in LA is Distillations, the must-see show by 27-year-old upstart and native Angelino artist Hassan Rahim at HVW8 Gallery. With Rauschenberg’s visual semantics and Man Ray’s photographic unconscious, the pieces in this exhibition are faint recollections of an era floating in purgatory. Solarized prints of Dr. Dre’s monumental Read More

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FIRST LOOK | MARK RYDEN’S “THE GAY NINETIES WEST” AT MICHAEL KOHN GALLERY, LA

May 5, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Years in the making, alternative art godhead Mark Ryden's final cycle of his "Gay Nineties" painting cycle, The Gay Nineties West finally debuted in Hollywood last weekend with an appropriately star-studded private reception. Inagurating the beautiful new Kohn Gallery space, the show gathers the entire Read More

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PREVIEW | MARK RYDEN’S “GAY NINETIES WEST” AT MICHAEL KOHN GALLERY, LA

May 1, 2014  |  art, Film  |  Comments Off

One of the highlights of this year's art scene in LA will be the opening of longtime Supertouch buddy Mark Ryden's Gay Nineties West show at Michael Kohn's elaborate new space in Hollywood this week. It's been a long time coming (you can never trust a contractor's promise), but the gallery is finally finished and on Saturday, May 3rd, the hoards of Ryden's faithful will mob the spot to get a glimpse of their art hero. We'll have full coverage of the private friends & family opening on May 2nd, but until then, have a look at the master's first sneak peek of what's to come: Read More

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