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
Untitled, 1982 by Jean-Michel Basquiat becomes the most expensive painting sold by an American artist in Sotheby’s Auction
Billionaire buys. As you’ve probably heard or read by now. Untitled, 1982 by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for $110.5 million at Sotheby’s auction on May 19th by Yusaku Maezawa (@yuzaku2020). Records: High for a work by any American artist, for a black artist and the first work created since 1980... 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
What are Ethics? It’s About What You Can Get Away With
Ethics is a large part of business in America. It may be the lynchpin to your organization and also could propel or destroy a business’ reputation. It seems that as far as the art world is concerned, ethics have taken a backseat to marketing dollars, greed, and shady business... 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
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
In addition to the arts, @amnesty and @artforamnestyus has a global initiative to fight for the human rights of many oppressed citizens of the world. These post arts serve as a pledge to local and international governments to free these political prisoners and those wrongly incarcerated. The artists used... Read more
Holding Court: #ArtForAmnesty Panel at The Underground Museum
At @theundergroundmuseum getting ready for an exciting panel with some great folks! #artforamnesty #art4rights #ArtAboveReality #LosAngeles #LookWhatArtFound #ArtInspires #Inspiring #Global #Artistic #Expression #Creative #Art #LIFE #artwork #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist A photo posted by artabovereality (@artabovereality) on Dec 8, 2016 at 7:02pm PST Packed... Read more
In Conversation: Mark Bradford and Naima Keith at California African American Museum
On Wednesday October 20th, the California African-American Museum (CAAM) hosted an artist conversation with Mark to kick off its new museum branding and direction to go along with the opening of its newest exhibitions. Hosted by its new director Naima Keith, I was already impressed with the direction the... Read more
“Can’t Stop, Wont Stop” opening at California African American Museum
Visitors to @caaminla for its "Can't Stop, Won't Stop" opening were greeted by new works and a facelift for a new direction of the museum.. and they were excited! #ArtAboveReality #LosAngeles #LookWhatArtFound #ArtInspires #Inspiring #Global #Artistic #Expression #Creative #Art #LIFE #artwork #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo... Read more
“Do I Look Like A Lady?” by Mickalene Thomas at MOCA Los Angeles
Down at @mocalosangeles checking out "Do I Look Like A Lady?" By @mickalenethomas … #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 #MOCA A photo posted by artabovereality (@artabovereality) on Oct... Read more
Doug Aitken’s “Electric Earth” at MOCA Los Angeles
Finally checking out @dougaitkenworkshop when I should be in class … @mocalosangeles #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 #DougAitken A photo posted by artabovereality (@artabovereality) on Sep 26, 2016... Read more
Introducing the Sotheby’s Institute of Art cohort to the museums of Downtown Los Angeles
Jumping for the opening class pic.. Lol I'm having too much fun today! #ArtAboveReality #LosAngeles #LookWhatArtFound #ArtInspires #Inspiring #Global #Artistic #Expression #Creative #Art #LIFE #artwork #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #Journalism #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist #gradschool #sothebys @sothebysinstitute A video posted by artabovereality (@artabovereality) on Aug 20, 2016 at... Read more
A Community In Change: The Arts On West Adams by ArtAboveReality x Google Open Gallery
Through murals and external installations we have been able to create a positive and artistic vibe throughout West Adams district of Los Angeles. This vibe has also encouraged others to do the same and more artistic spaces have opened up leading to more creativity in the community. Huge thank... Read more
Previewing The 2016 Installment of Dwell on Design at the LA Convention Center
"#DwellHere" at @dwellondesign by @dwellmagazine.. #DwellOnDesign #ArtAboveReality #LosAngeles #LookWhatArtFound #ArtInspires #Inspiring #Global #Artistic #Expression #Creative #Art #LIFE #Journalism #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #instagrammer #photo #artist #arte #instaart #instaphoto #Design #InteriorDesign A photo posted by artabovereality (@artabovereality) on Jun 24, 2016 at 6:47pm PDT @dwellmagazine debut there new web experience at... Read more
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