Studio Visits – Junko Chodos
Junko Chodos is a contemporary artist born and educated in Japan and residing in the United States since 1968. Her works represent a wide variety of techniques and styles, ranging from pencil, pen, and collage, to works done with acrylic. Chodos has had solo exhibitions featured at the Tokyo... Read more
#TheArtDialogues, a panel discussion of our current exhibition 25 Years Later: Race, Riots and Reform co-sponsored and hosted by curator @terrelltilford of @bandofvices, with a special guest moderator Mr. Darnell Hunt (Professor of Sociology and African-American Studies) of #UCLA! We had an excellent film and discussion panel yesterday! Co-hosted... Read more
Gender Renaissance by Lezley Saar at Walter Maciel Gallery
I stopped by Walter Maciel Gallery today to check out “Gender Renaissance” by Lezley Saar which was an amazing show. I felt a touch of post-genderism in the show which was beautiful in understanding the limitations we as a society put on ourselves because of our gender. Using surrealism... Read more
The Happiest People On Earth by Rosson Crow at Honor Fraser Gallery
The Happiest People On Earth, by Rosson Crow now on view at Honor Fraser Gallery. Crow’s work combines the scenery of the American West with vivid color and scraps of Americana littered through out the work. Produced in 2016 after the presidential election, Crow’s desert is choked with man... Read more
In Conversation: Dr. Jill Moniz and Dr. Lizzetta LeFalle-Collins at The Landing Gallery
This past Sunday (May 21st), The Landing Gallery hosted a curators panel for its current exhibition “Signifying Form” curated by Dr. jill moniz. Joining her in the panel was Dr. Lizetta LeFalle-Collins, an accomplished curator and creative writer. I was excited to hear what these very accomplished women had... Read more
Performance: Derrick Adams’ “Network” at California African American Museum
CAAM presents the work of New York-based multidisciplinary artist Derrick Adams, who creatively employs collage, sculpture, video, installation, and performance to examine how television and media shape contemporary culture. Images of classic African American television shows like Sanford and Son and luminaries including Oprah Winfrey, Diahann Carroll, and O.J.... Read more
Jeff Koons’ “Extended” at Gagosian Gallery
Making use of conceptual constructs including the ancient, the everyday, and the sublime, Koons creates luxurious icons and elaborate tableaux, which, beneath their captivating exteriors, engage the viewer in a metaphysical dialogue with cultural history. – Gagosian Beverly Hills Sooooo… I stopped into Gagosian Beverly Hills to see the... Read more
Studio Visits – Inglewood based artist Larry E. Johnson (Quick Clip)
I took a quick trip to Inglewood to meet up with visual artist Larry E. Johnson as he prepares for his participation in 25 Years Later: Race, Riots and Reform at Gallery 38. Larry just finished his first solo exhibition at Los Angeles Southwest College after graduating this past... Read more
Theaster Gates & The Black Monks of Mississippi at The Underground Museum
I had the amazing pleasure of witnessing Theaster Gates perform at the Underground Museum and it was mind-blowing. Along with The Black Monks of Mississippi, Theaster turned the museum into a southern baptist church mixing elements of church harmony and jazz scat combinations that left the room stunned with... Read more
Studio Visits – Charles Dickson
I had the extreme pleasure of visiting the studio of the great Charles Dickson in Compton, CA. Not only was I blown away by the hospitality, I was enthralled and floored by the amount of work and the different medium in which he chose to present each subject. I... Read more
Viewing Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera’s “Conversations Across Time” at LACMA
I watch the people just as much as I watch the art in museums.. The interaction, expressions and reactions add almost a performance aspect to each room.. to watch people engage is art itself.. from the "Conversations in Time" exhibition at @lacma .. #ArtAboveReality #LosAngeles #LookWhatArtFound #ArtInspires #Inspiring #Global... Read more
Checking Out The Murals of Brooklyn with The Bushwick Collective
"If Art Is A Crime May God Forgive Me" – RAMO … #ArtAboveReality #LosAngeles #LookWhatArtFound #ArtInspires #Inspiring #Global #Artistic #Expression #Creative #Art #LIFE #artwork #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist #streetart #beatstreet @thebushwickcollective A photo posted by artabovereality (@artabovereality) on Dec 30, 2016 at 8:02am PST... Read more
Studio Visits – Delphine Diallo
I had the opportunity to meet and see the work of Senegal-born/Brooklyn-based photographer Delphine Diallo. After seeing Delphine’s work during the Bronx edition of No Commission, a art fair created and curated by hip-hop mogul Swizz Beatz, I was intrigued at her collage style and the subject of her... Read more
The Unconventional Canvases of Keith Haring at The Petersen Automotive Museum
Quick vid (nothing special) of different angles of the works. The Unconventional Canvases of Keith Haring explores the works and themes of beloved New York pop artist #KeithHaring and will feature five vehicles, each covered in Haring’s unique work. This will be the first exhibit of its kind to... Read more
My Top Favorite Art Pieces, Murals and Installations at Art Basel Miami and Satellite Fairs
Stopped by my peeps at @thinkspace_art and man! Finally got to meet @_sergiogarcia_ and see this beauty! Wow! #ArtAboveReality #LosAngeles #LookWhatArtFound #ArtInspires #Inspiring #Global #Artistic #Expression #Creative #Art #LIFE #artwork #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist #museum #artlaw #artbusiness #artmanagement #arteconomics #raw #thinkspace #marijuana #scopemiamibeach A... Read more
Art, Activism and Secret Walls w/ Art For Amnesty at The Container Yard
Artist @jc.ro for the @artforamnestyus event.. this piece was inspired by two students in Azerbaijan who were framed for expressions through graffiti.. #ArtAboveReality #LosAngeles #LookWhatArtFound #ArtInspires #Inspiring #Global #Artistic #Expression #Creative #Art #LIFE #artwork #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist #artforamnesty #spraypaint A photo posted by... Read more