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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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Soul of A Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-83 at The Broad Museum

Soul of A Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-83 at The Broad Museum “No other field is closed to those who are not white and male as is the visual arts. After I decided to be an artist, the first thing I had to believe was that I, a black woman, could […]

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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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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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Black Bodies, Feminism, and Representation. Is the use of the body in art the most effective way to examine social inequities and help to progress the surrounding conversation?

Black Bodies, Feminism, and Representation. Is the use of the body in art the most effective way to examine social inequities and help to progress the surrounding conversation?  The body being one of if not the most sacred pieces of humanity, is also often one of the most scrutinized, abused, and controlled entities of our […]

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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 […]

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Studio Visits: Charles Dickson

Studio Visits: 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, but I was also enthralled and floored by the amount of work and the different medium in which he chose to present each subject. I […]

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Street Artist “MiMo” claims to be the creative force behind the ALEC Monopoly art machine

Street Artist “MiMo” claims to be the 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 […]