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
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 Ice Cream Man” by Gregory Siff in Downtown Los Angeles
@streetartfocus getting the right shots of the periodic table by @gregorysiff … Stopped by @cavegalleryphotos to check out @biscosmith show.. It's dope! #ArtAboveReality #LosAngeles #LookWhatArtFound #ArtInspires #Inspiring #Global #Artistic #Expression #Creative #Art #LIFE #artwork #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist #instaphoto #paint #gregorysiff A photo posted... Read more
“Master Of Wrong” by Herakut at Corey Helford Gallery (Photos)
Leading German graffiti artists and storytellers HERAKUT–HERA (Jasmin Siddiqui) and AKUT (Falk Lehmann)–will debut their latest exhibition “Masters Of Wrong” at the COREY HELFORD GALLERY. With “Masters Of Wrong,” HERAKUT continues to, in their words, “draw attention towards problematic social issues, personal ones or those of global scale.” Their... Read more
Art Advisory LA: One on One with Toowee Kao
We got to sit down with Soze Gallery owner Toowee Kao and talk about the opening of her newest art endeavor. Art Advisory Los Angeles, formed to help collectors get directly to the artists they covet and and build collections with quality. Find out more at Art Advisory LA.... Read more
ArtAboveReality sits down with Swedish Abstract Artist OK OK
So tell us, Where did the name “OKOK” come from? I picked it myself. Since I grew up a graffiti writer, I didn’t want to use my real name. OKOK can be copy pasted and doubled forever. Inflation. That gives me the chance to create seamless patterns out of... Read more
"SkyWriting" by Morley Solo Exhibit at Stone Malone Gallery (Photos)
Dabs x Myla – Before and Further in partnership with Modernica and Thinkspace Gallery (Photos)
Studio Visits with Matthew Ryan Herget
A transplant of Miami, Matthew Ryan Herget is looking to embark on the Los Angeles art scene with vivid color and speed that presents a visual emotion that captures the viewer’s attention as well as riddle their vision in awe. With his latest series of painting depicting LAPD officers... Read more
Studio Visits –  with Compton artist ThatSoDope
Last week I got to travel to the City of Compton to kick it with artist ThatSoDope and check out new work. I think it’s an understatement to say that he has so much work that he doesn’t know what to do with it! Having a itch for creation,... Read more
"Requiem" by Drew Merritt at Soze Gallery (Photos)
Studio Visits – Al-Baseer Holly in West Hollywood
Street Artist "MiMo" claims to be creative force behind the ALEC Monopoly art machine
Do you believe in ghosts? I’m talking about the folks in our culture who “collaborate” in creating some of the largest art and entertainment brands known in the world today. On the heels of the Meek Mill and Drake ghostwriting feud, I was introduced to another quarrel, this time... Read more
MDMN "PARA" solo exhibit at Gallery 38 (Photos)
An Arizona transplant with an educational background in animation and graphic design, MDMN has gone from gritty posters on the streets to doing exceptionally clean acrylic and aerosol work in a matter of just a few years. Inspired by a 90’s childhood filled with bright action figures, creepy extra-terrestrial... Read more
#MuralsAreForMondays – Ador and Semor take West Adams (Photos)
This past weekend we linked up with Kemal of StreetwiseLA in an effort to display the artistic talents of French street art duo Ador and Semor. We were able to secure them a wall right across from Gallery 38 in our self-titled “Mural District”, near Daddy’s Burritos on Adams... Read more
Manifest Justice provoking thought in Los Angeles (Photos)
The Manifest Justice exhibit opened on May 1st in the Baldwin Hills section of Los Angeles. Over 150 artists exhibited powerful pieces in relation to social justice in America. The creativity in the exhibit was overwhelming. With paintings, sculptures and installations, viewers became encompassed in the everyday reality of... Read more