So La Brea!

We got Rock & Roll, but No Tater Tots

Chinatown galleries; Wallspace

  Chinatown really had it going on this weekend. Saturday saw the inaugural opening of Tieken LA; gorgeous and cinematic paintings that put us on…
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These Days gallery

Women of Brazil & The Smiths

Gallery 38; These Days

I began the evening feeling like a time traveler. Gallery 38’s PST LA/LA opening had long been in my Google calendar, but I didn’t confirm…
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Have Art Will Travel

Have Art Will Travel

Art + Practice; UTA; Los Super Elegantes

Saturday really was a lot. Shoutout to the Metro, Uber and my strong legs for getting me from South LA to Boyle Heights to East…
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CAAM Summer Nights and The Institute for Art and Olfaction

CAAM Summer Nights and The Institute for Art and Olfaction

I linked up with my homegirl and creative partner, filmmaker Niki Williams, and we Uber Pool-ed it to CAAM to check out their event “Summer Nights”…
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“Creatives” Gather at Art of Freelance

“Creatives” Gather at Art of Freelance

Little Space Gallery

So, the event I’m about to gossip with you about was brought to you by Art of Freelance —a “10-week online course for creatives who…
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Chiwan Choi getting everyone pumped up for the next 90 days.

Sprints for the Arts

Writ Large Press' 90x90 series; Cielo Gallery; Wolf and Crane

Sprints. They’re good for the body, in short and intermittent bursts. Are they good for the arts? 90x90LA was a series of inclusive literary events…
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Jazz in the Summertime Feels so Correct

Jazz in the Summertime Feels so Correct

MOCA Music Series

What I was expecting: an elaborate installation that would marry musical acts with the Geffen’s front area in an interesting and artistic way. What I…
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“Extreme Times Call For Extreme Heroines”, 2017

Honoring our Legends Now

Keeping It Clean: Betye Saar @ CAFAM

My art-sister-in-arms and I headed out to Craft and Folk Art Museum Saturday evening to take in their survey show of Betye Saar’s washboard assemblages….
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Downtown Art Walk

Downtown Art Walk

Still Thriving but Light on the Art

Feeling apprehensive as I walked to the nearest Red Line stop to catch a train downtown; I believe that the last time I tried doing…
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Cognitive Dissonance, 2016

Rashaad Newsome: Taking a Second Look

De Buck Gallery at Pulse Miami

It was my third day in Miami on my second annual Art Week pilgrimage. I was in the South Tent of Pulse Art Fair with…
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MIAMI VIRGIN DIARIES: DAY 4

MIAMI VIRGIN DIARIES: DAY 4

Pérez Art Museum Miami

I LOVE THIS MUSEUM.I wanted to visit at least one local arts institution before leaving town, and I’ve heard good things about the Perez Art…
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MIAMI VIRGIN DIARIES: DAY 3

MIAMI VIRGIN DIARIES: DAY 3

Pulse Miami Beach, South Tent, Ruud van Empel

Yesterday, I highlighted the artworks in the South Tent at Pulse Miami Beach. Right now, I’ll explain my reaction to the North Tent: it’s a…
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Miami Virgin Diaries: Day 2

Miami Virgin Diaries: Day 2

Jack Shainman, Pulse Miami, South Tent

Okay, so I’m really liking Miami Art Week because I’m learning so much about the business of art. Take for instance last night’s yearly party…
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Today: Miami Project and Art on Paper

Today we visited the Miami Project/Art on Paper fair. The design and layout of the event was nicely integrated into the existing infrastructure of the…
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