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
25 Years Later: Race, Riots and Reform panel at Gallery 38 hosted by Darnell Hunt, PHD and Terrell Tilford
#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
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
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
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
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of the 2017 LA Art Show
This years LA Art Show felt different. As the rain came pouring down I was excited to see what the organizers of the fair had in store for visitors. In the weeks leading up to the fair I discovered the new logo, new fair direction with the participation of... 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
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
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
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
Betye Saar Continues To Impress With Double Exhibit at Roberts and Tilton
You an just see the glow in #BetyeSaar … I love her! @robertsandtilton … #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 A photo posted by artabovereality (@artabovereality) on Oct 15,... 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
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