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
#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
#StudioVisit – Retna
Scale. Yesterday, talking art and life with @ironeyeretna .. put me on to so many things that's going to make me even more aware of the art scene. We also got to touch on key points about life, future and overall wellness and it was dope. His work, plus... 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
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
#TheArtInfluencer – Kerry James Marshall
#TheArtInfluencer – #KerryJamesMarshall I believe, is the best artist for our generation. The way he creates a conversation about subtlety in our history ins unprecedented and very very real. "Heirlooms and Accessories" is one of my favorite pieces from his #MASTRY show at the @metmuseum and also one 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
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
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
Henry Taylor at Blum and Poe Los Angeles
From the #HenryTaylor exhibition at @blumandpoe … Wow.. #ArtAboveReality #LosAngeles #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 Sep 16, 2016 at 3:41pm PDT #HenryTaylor at @blumandpoe.. #ArtAboveReality #LosAngeles #LookWhatArtFound... Read more
Sandra Chevrier presents “The Cages and the Reading Rooms of their Lives” at Thinkspace Gallery
Artist @sandrachevrier at her opening tonight at @thinkspace_art … #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, 2016 at 9:25pm PDT The... Read more
Jeff Hamilton Presents the 3rd Annual Street Art Fair in Los Angeles
Jeff (@jeffhamiltonjackets ) styling before the show.. #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 #streetart A photo posted by artabovereality (@artabovereality) on Sep 29, 2016 at 8:36pm PDT #JohnBorn at... Read more
Touring Las Vegas Art Scene as a Sotheby Institute Art Business Student
On the road to #Vegas and stopped in Jean, NV to visit #ugorondinone's #SevenMagicMountains.. #ArtAboveReality #LosAngeles #LookWhatArtFound #ArtInspires #Inspiring #Global #Artistic #Expression #Creative #Art #LIFE #artwork #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist @sothebysinstitute @cmci_la A photo posted by artabovereality (@artabovereality) on Sep 9, 2016 at 11:08am... Read more
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