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
Elizabeth Neel presents “Claw Hammer” at Suzanne Vielmetter
Suzanne Vielmetter is exhibiting work from “Claw Hammer” by Elizabeth Neel. On raw canvas, Neel masks spills, brushes and rolls paint, creating layered illusions to architecture and the body. Neel’s explosive interventions are paired with moments of bilateral symmetry. Exhibit ends on May 20th. A post shared by artabovereality... Read more
#StudioVisit – Inglewood based artist Larry Johnson
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
Carroll Dunham opens at Blum and Poe Los Angeles
“On view are four interconnected bodies of work: A Wrestling Place series—depicting two Herculean figures mid-tussle against a barren panorama; Self-Examination paintings—a wrestler’s intimately folded body represented within a tensely cropped picture plane; the Wrestler suite—individual portraits of the brawling protagonists standing in profile, facing away from the viewer... 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
#MuralsAreForMondays – Cinta Vidal and Ernest Zacharevic in Culver City
#MuralsAreForMondays – Caught #SnowWhite up to no good the other night.. 😳😂 mural by @ernestzacharevic in #CulverCity .. #ArtAboveReality #LookWhatArtFound #Inspiring #Art #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist #mural #disney #sevendwarfs #contemporaryart #fineart #artnews #ErnestZacharevic A photo posted by artabovereality (@artabovereality) on Feb 6, 2017 at... Read more
#StudioVisits – 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
“But To Be A Poor Race” by Theaster Gates at Regen Projects
Stopped into @regenprojects for this amazing #TheasterGates exhibit titled "But To Be A Poor Race" .. #ArtAboveReality #LookWhatArtFound #Inspiring #Art #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist #museum #contemporaryart #fineart #artnews A photo posted by artabovereality (@artabovereality) on Jan 19, 2017 at 2:58pm PST Poweful work by... 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
Kerry James Marshall’s “Mastry” Is History Lesson and Spiritual Experience Disguised As An Art Exhibition
I made it!! #KerryJamesMarshall at @metbreuer .. #ArtAboveReality #NYC #LookWhatArtFound #ArtInspires #Inspiring #Global #Artistic #Expression #Creative #Art #LIFE #artwork #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist #museum A photo posted by artabovereality (@artabovereality) on Dec 30, 2016 at 9:27am PST Mind blown!!! #KerryJamesMarshall's "Mastry" at @metmuseum /... Read more
Visiting the Philadelphia Museum Of Art, Mexican Modernism and More
It's something about the @philamuseum that makes it the countries best museum to me.. sculpture garden, contemporary and modern must haves, classical history and the parkway is filled with what reminds you of Ancient Rome and Greece … love coming here .. #ArtAboveReality #Philadelphia #LookWhatArtFound #ArtInspires #Inspiring #Global #Artistic... Read more
#StudioVisits – 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
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
Continuing The Resurgence at the California African American Museum
"Black Righteous Space" by @hankwillisthomas at @caaminla … #ArtAboveReality #LookWhatArtFound #Inspiring #Art #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist #museum #contemporaryart #fineart #artnews #blackhistorythrougharts #flag #confederateflag A photo posted by artabovereality (@artabovereality) on Feb 3, 2017 at 9:50am PST Detail of work by #MelekoMokgosi at @caaminla …... Read more
The Challenges of Collecting Latin American Art (Review)
“By publicly designating Latin American Art as a separate category it has historically not been recognized as a integral part of a larger universal or global culture. The separate space became the model for collections that followed.” I think this is a key point made in the reading of... Read more
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