Posts Tagged ‘LA’

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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STREET LIFE | MR ANDRE AT THE CHATEAU MARMONT, HOLLYWOOD

April 30, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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After yet another residency at Hollywood's storied Chateau Marmont, Supertouch buddy Mr Andre (aka: Mr A, aka: Andre Saraiva, aka: Frenchie) left his mark on the hotel's front wall... Read More

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FIRST LOOK | DANIEL ARSHAM’S ‘KICK THE TIRES AND LIGHT THE FIRES’ AT OHWOW, LA

April 7, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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One of our favorite artists to come to prominence in the past few years is Daniel Arsham, whose sculptures & paintings address American culture and the "archeology of memory." Arsham's latest exhibition, 'Kick the Tires and Light the Fires," which opened its doors this past weekend at at LA's venerable OHWOW gallery is an excellent survey of the full range of Arsham's oeuvre from paintings to sculptures that imagine what objects of our current pop culture would look like as "future relics" being rediscovered as fossils of Read More

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FIRST LOOK | MIKE KELLEY’S CAREER RETROSPECTIVE AT MOCA, LA

April 3, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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It's been over two years since seminal Detroit artist and personal friend (always a strong Juxtapoz supporter) Mike Kelley killed himself in South Pasadena, CA, but in light of his tragic demise, the eponymous traveling retrospective of his life's work that took up residence at MOCA's Geffen Contemporary hall last week exemplifies his incredible legacy that is one of the most diverse and compelling bodies of work in modern art.  Read More

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LAST LOOK | JAMES TURRELL’S RAINBOW LIGHTSCAPES AT LACMA

March 18, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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On display at LACMA until April 6th, James Turrell: A Retrospective explores nearly fifty years in the career of LA native James Turrell, a key artist in the Southern California Light and Space movement of the 1960s and 70s. The exhibition  includes early geometric light projections, prints and drawings, installations exploring sensory deprivation and seemingly unmodulated fields of colored light, and recent two-dimensional work with holograms. One section is devoted to Read More

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