Detail from Public Secrets, 2016

Abel Alejandre

Coagula Curatorial

Abel Alejandre’s meticulously crafted charcoal drawings address the complexities of the human experience with eloquence and power. “Public Secrets” represents an amalgam of acrylic paintings…
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Outside the Art-World Bubble at Night Gallery’s “I Am The Sky”

Outside the Art-World Bubble at Night Gallery’s “I Am The Sky”

More often than not we attend gallery openings all over LA with our friends and colleagues that work within the art industry. They’re comfortable with…
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Richie Moment included in Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2016

The panel of guest selectors comprising Anya Gallaccio, Alan Kane and Haroon Mirza has chosen 46 artists for the annual open submission exhibition, New Contemporaries. has…
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"Untitled (White Inner Band, Beveled)"
 (2008) by Mary Corse.
 Glass microspheres in acrylic on canvas.

Ace Gallery Taken Over by Bankruptcy Court

Doug Chrismas misses $17.5 Million Payment

Los Angeles–based Ace Gallery was taken over by a bankruptcy trustee after founder Douglas Chrismas defaulted on a $17.5 million court-ordered payment in a Chapter…
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Deveron Richard

Deveron Richard

The Good Luck Gallery / Chinatown

Sometimes “outsider” artists are really not that far outside, though they may indeed be “far out” in content and imagination. Deveron Richard, whose first exhibition…
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TWO VIEWS: PHOTOGRAPHS BY ANSEL ADAMS AND LEONARD FRANK

TWO VIEWS: PHOTOGRAPHS BY ANSEL ADAMS AND LEONARD FRANK

Japanese American National Museum: A Timely MIrror

Liberty Cabbage. Freedom Fries. Whenever a reactionary quorum congregates one can be certain no good can come of it. While our senate stages a work…
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The audience is listening...gallerygoer watching London video; Cole Case on left.

Girl Power at Chimento Contemporary

Laura London, Cole Case at Chimento Contemporary

Last night found us in Downtown LA at Chimento Contemporary for Laura London’s show. We’ve been following London’s “girls” for quite some time, so we…
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LACMA /// Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015

This video follows Clarissa Esguerra, Assistant Curator, and Melinda Kerstein, Mount Maker in the Department of Costume & Textiles, while they get a mannequin dressed…
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THE DEATH THAT WON’T DIE

THE DEATH THAT WON’T DIE

Another Self-Serving Eulogy

I recently overheard somebody make the observation that David Bowie’s death has “staying power.” It sounded like an idiotic remark at first but in this…
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Lemon Citrine, 2016

Carrie Seid

In the tradition of the famous and innovative Light and Space artists working in Los Angeles in the 1960s, Carrie Seid fashions beautiful sculptural works…
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Throwing Monotony out the Window at Roberts & Tilton

Throwing Monotony out the Window at Roberts & Tilton

Daniel Joseph Martinez

Attending openings every weekend in LA can begin to feel a little monotonous. The same hip circles, lots of 2D art, a glass of wine…
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Joey Skaggs on the farm in Kentucky, Art of the Prank, Relight Films

Art of the Prank; NOTFILM

The Ol' Film Flam

Ross Lipman, the legendary film restorationist responsible for preserving the cinematic legacies of Bruce Conner, Kenneth Anger, John Cassavetes, and a cluster of forgotten American…
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