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A Mural of A Movement: Jonah Jackson

A Mural of A Movement: Jonah Jackson A short story of creating a mural of a movement. On February 6th, 2020, Houston-born, LA-based artist Jonah Elijah and a team of artists created a mural dedicated to the movement of saving and protecting black lives. The mural featured “Black Lives Matter” and a painted jersey of […]

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Studio Visits: Kenny Scharf

Studio Visits: Kenny Scharf

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The TEN Series: J. Michael Walker

The TEN Series: J. Michael Walker There aren’t too many artists in the City of Los Angeles that offer soothing remedies when visiting their studios. Most of the studios I’ve visited during my time immediately adopt the mind state of the artist – organized chaos. Visiting the creative space of Los Angeles-based artist J. Michael […]

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“An All Colored Cast” by Hank Willis Thomas at Kayne Griffin Cocoran

“An All Colored Cast” by Hank Willis Thomas at Kayne Griffin Cocoran Nestled in a small gated space on La Brea, Kayne Griffin Corcoran presents itself as more of a Hollywood garden party than a contemporary art gallery. You almost have to be “in the know” to know that art openings are taking place here. […]

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Stories of Preservation and Progress As A Healing Mechanism at The Garifuna International Film Festival

Stories of Preservation and Progress As A Healing Mechanism at The Garifuna International Film Festival Stories. Told and remembered but also forgotten and discarded. How are we holding onto our traditions? At the Garifuna International Film Festival, the mission is to preserve these traditions while elevating the voices of the creators – and their visual […]

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Arts Advocacy at the U.S. Capitol with Sotheby’s Institute of Art

Arts Advocacy at the U.S. Capitol with Sotheby’s Institute of Art Advocacy. When I opened Gallery 38 with a colleague in the West Adams section of Los Angeles, the goal was to make sure to provide a safe space for artists and a way to engage our new community in the appreciation of contemporary art […]

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Frieze Week LA 2019

The Anticipation and Excitement of the inaugural Frieze Week Los Angeles Located at the Paramount Studios lot in Hollywood, the first edition of the Frieze Art Fair encompassed a full-on art gallery fair experience alongside the exterior New York backlot, which featured projects of selected artists from galleries participating in the fair programming. I was […]

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Digitalia: Examining Blackness in a Museum Through Technology

Digitalia: Examining Blackness in a Museum Through Technology Consider this: In the future, you’ll walk into your local museum and see nothing. That’s right. Nothing at all. Gone are your museum preconceptions about popularity, prestige, inclusivity, and from which rich family’s collection the museum sourced the work. Instead, you’re welcomed by encrypted images, digital kiosks, […]

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Art Basel/Art Week Miami 2017

Art Basel/Art Week Miami 2017 As another December dawned on South Florida for seven days of curated art mega-fairs, posh private parties, and loads of unavoidable traffic throughout the city, Art Week Miami welcomed over 20,000 visitors to take in the latest in the contemporary art world. Art Basel, the Miami Beach edition, serves as […]

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American Non-Objective Ideology – From The Vapour of Gasoline

American Non-Objective Ideology – From The Vapour of Gasoline When I stumbled upon the title of this exhibition I immediately thought about the state of the country. In the United States, you could say that the current tone for the average citizen would be filled with worry, unexpected events, and the questioning of what it […]