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ELEGY by Jeffrey Sklan (tags)

Photographic artist Jeffrey Sklan presents his upcoming exhibition, ELEGY, taking place at Kopeikin Gallery in Culver City, June 19th-26th, 2019. The exhibition will be on view from June 19th through June 26th at Kopeikin Gallery, with an Opening Reception featuring the artist in attendance on Saturday June 22nd, from 5-8 PM. The gallery is located at 2766 S La Cienega Blvd. in Los Angeles.

What it means to be an artist (tags)

Georgia O'keeffe on success, public opinion, and what it means to be an artist, in a Letter to Sherwood Anderson-Brain Pickings

Why The Actual Artists Keep Fleeing What Once Was The Los Angeles Arts District (tags)

Why The Actual Artists Keep Fleeing What Once Was The Los Angeles Arts District

I Was Raped By Ronald L. Havner & The Sleazy Corporate Whores @PublicStorage (tags)

Public Storage thoughtlessly and illegally devastated the life of a Los Angeles artist after they wrongfully auctioned off a life time of his photography and art work without blinking an eye, or giving the artist any kind of proper notification, something they legally have to do. What they returned to him was 4 boxes of old paperwork that was literally dumped into old disheveled cardboard boxes. That is what Public Storage considered his "Personal" belongings. The artist straightened them out. And I don't think he's close to being finished. A law suit against Public Storage is being now being prepared and will be filed in the near future.

Los Angeles Artist Threatens 40 Million Dollar Law Suit for Public Storage Illegal Auction (tags)

Another illegal auction by Public Storage is sparking yet another law suit. This time for 40 million dollars against Ronald L. Havner's already legally embattled company, Public Storage. Public Storage is currently being sued all over the country for... "Bait and Switch", "False Advertising", Fraudulent Conversion" Wrongful Auctions" and more...

The Sleazy Corporate Thieves of Public Storage: Ronald L. Havner Jr. , B. Wayne Hughes.... (tags)

The Sleazy Corporate thieves of Public Storage: Ronald L. Havner Jr.; B. Wayne Hughes; Edward John Reyes; Shawn L. Weidmann; and more, are ripping off their customers on a daily basis and literally ruining people's lives all over America. And they are doing this on a daily basis while law enforcement sits back and does nothing but watch while the sleazy blue collar multimillion dollar executives get even richer with the blood money of their innocent victims of their totally unlawful scams. Bait & Switch, False Advertising, Fraudulent Conversion, Illegal Auctions of their customers most cherished belongings. These people are blatant corporate thieves! And so far they are getting away with it. But not for long if one Angry LA Artist has anything to say about it.

The Illegal & Predatory Business Practices of Ronald L. Havner Jr's company Public Storage (tags)

Ronald L. Havner Jr. is one of the Sleaziest CEO’s, heading one of the sleaziest companies in America today… Yes… That would be “Public Storage”. Bait and switch… Fraudulent Conversion… Unlawful Auctions… Public Storage is ruining lives and being sued for it all over the country. Just Google ‘Public Storage Lawsuits’.

Heart Medicine: A True Love Story – One Couple’s Quest for the Sacred Iboga Medicine (tags)

Medicinal Media LLC announces the publication of Heart Medicine: A True Love Story – One Couple’s Quest for the Sacred Iboga Medicine & the Cure for Addiction, an intimate memoir written by Elizabeth Bast, set to release in August 2015.

Shots fired at free speech event in Denmark (tags)

Is free expression dead in Europe?

LA Artist's Boycott Wurstkuche Restaurant (tags)

LA artist who was push out of his loft by the illegal use of the loft next to him by Tyler Wilson & Joseph Pitruzzelli of Wilson, Pitruzzelli Investments, the owners of Wurstkuche says: *BOYCOTT WURSTKUCHE RESTAURANT!*

Joseph Pitruzzelli, The Hypocrisy Never Ends. (tags)

This is a rebutal to the hypocrisy in the blogs at http://woodsmithe.com/blog, where they let a documented liar, Joseph Pitruzzelli, pat himself on the back for his noisy retail nightmare that is helping destroy for the Arts District for the actual artists.

The Anti-Artist of LA Arts District Joseph Pitruzzlli, Falsely Praised as "Good Neighbor". (tags)

This is a rebuttal to an on line article falsely praising Joseph Pitruzzelli for being a good neighbor in the LA Arts District. Joseph Pitruzzelli has been an arrogant self serving nightmare for me and any artist unfortunate enough to be anywhere around his noisy sausage nightmare, Wurstkuche restaurant. Joseph Pitruzzelli and Tyler Wilson have been nicknamed the "Anti-Artists" of the LA Arts District by the actual artist who have been forced to endure their on going torture of the arts district.

WHY IS JOSEPH PITRUZZELLI, A DOCUMENTED LIAR AND A HYPOCRITE STILL LARABA'S PRESIDENT? (tags)

The Los Angeles River Artist Business Association is purposely turning a blind eye to their own president's blatant hypocrisy since his arrival in the Los Angeles Arts District. Joseph Pitruzzelli is a blatant hypocrite and must go as LARABA's president. Joseph Pitruzzelli has had no regard or respect for his artist neighbors since his business's rude arrival where he was cited by the city of Los Angeles for the illegal use of an Artist in Residence as a commercial warehouse in the heart of the LA Arts District. A use that has actually driven artists out of the Los Angeles Arts District itself, and the fact that Joseph Pitruzzelli's disruptive and illegal use continues still to date. This is blatant hypocrisy and a slap in the face of the actual artist in the Los Angeles Arts District. Joseph Pitruzzelli must go as the president of the Los Angeles River Artist Association. LARABA can not continue to turn a blind eye to their own president's hypocritical actions.

"DEVELOPER PAUL SOLOMON" An Artist's Worst Nightmare (tags)

An Editorial Response To "ladowntownnews.com's" article about Paul Solomon's new "Walnut" project in the LA Arts District.

JAN PERRY: NOTHING FOR HER ARTS DISTRICT ARTISTS, NOTHING FOR THE PEOPLE OF LOS ANGELES (tags)

Jan Perry will screw the actual people of Los Angeles in favor of business the same way she has screwed the actual artists in the LA Arts District in favor of all the commercial developers and noisy, intrusive, disruptive commercial activity in what was an artistic environment for almost 30 years.

Los Angeles River Artist Business Assoc Shares Hypocrisy with President Joseph Pitruzzelli (tags)

The Los Angeles River Artist Business Association turns a blind Eye to the Blatant Hypocrisy of Their Own President, Joseph Pitruzzelli. Joseph Pitruzzelli is a hypocrite and must go as LARABA's president.

Joseph Pitruzzelli & Tyler Wilson Owners of Wurstkuche Restaurant Lose Defamation Law Suit (tags)

Joseph Pitruzzelli & Tyler Wilson, AKA Wilson Pitruzzelli Investments, LLC, AKA, owners of Wurstkuche Restaurant Lose Their Frivolous Defamation Law Suit filed against Los Angeles Arts District Artist, David Goldner

Court Ruling #BC467840 Now On-Line at:

http://www.WurstkucheSucks.com/Defamation_Law_Suit_Ruling_Wurstkuche_Owners_Joseph_Pitruzzelli_Tyler_Wilson.pdf

Long time Arts District Artist David Goldner was the artist next door when Wurstkuche restaurant "invaded" the LA Arts District in 2009 and it's owners Joseph Pitruzzelli & Tyler Wilson disruptively began to illegally use an AIR, a legal Artist in Residence loft, as an illegal 24 hour commercial nightmare of a warehouse for their new restaurant next door, Wurstkuche. As their neighbor, David was apparently subjected to constant torturous 24 hour noise, smoke and non stop 24 hour traffic by Wurstkuche suppliers, employees and the owners themselves who dragged banging beer kegs in and out all day and all night long in what was a creative live / work space for decades in the heart of the Los Angeles Arts District.

"WURSTKUCHE SUCKS! NO RESPECT FOR THEIR ARTIST NEIGHBORS!"

Director of Public Relations (tags)

Let your spirits soar with Loving the Silent Tears, a brilliant new musical coming to the prestigious Shrine Auditorium on Oct. 27. The star-studded company of Oscar/Grammy/Tony and Emmy winners take the audience on a spiritual journey in a quest for inner peace, travelling through the song and dance of 16 different countries. The lyrics for Loving the Silent Tears are based on the poetic works of Supreme Master Ching Hai, world renowned humanitarian, artist, and spiritual teacher. For a preview, please visit: http://youtu.be/hTCzfL6gUYQ (1.47 min)

Republican owned corporation, Wilson, Pitruzzelli Investments, Harasses Artist Neighbor (tags)

The Republican owned corporation, Wilson, Pitruzzelli Investments, harasses their artist neighbor out of LA Arts District and now attempts to sue him in order to quash his personal blogs about what they did. Los Angeles Artist David Goldner vows to keep blogs on line and says the self serving owners of Wurstkuche Restaurant, Joseph Pitruzzelli and Tyler Wilson are trying to violate his first amendments rights and insists they have violated his rights since they arrived in the Los Angeles Arts District since 2009.

Wurstkuche Restaurant Desperately Tries to Quash Artist Blogs with Frivolous Law Suit (tags)

Artist vows to keep blogs on line and says every word about Wurstkuche owners, Tyler Wilson and Joseph Pitruzzelli is absolutely true and he won’t take one word back. Artist vows to keep his blogs on line forever.

PAUL SOLOMON & WILSON PITRUZZELLI INVESTMENTS CASTIGATED FOR ILLEGAL USE OF ARTIST LOFT (tags)

PAUL SOLOMON & WILSON PITRUZZELLI INVESTMENTS GET CASTIGATED FOR ILLEGAL USE OF LOS ANGELES ARTS DISTRICT LOFT

Los Angeles River Artist Business Assoc. President Joseph Pitruzzelli Shows His Hypocrisy (tags)

LARABA cares so much about Mental Health Court in the Arts District. But what about the actual Artists harassed out of their studios by your own president? (REPRINT FROM LAArtsDistrictBlogs.com)

President of Los Angeles River Artists and Business Assoc. Harassing Arts District Artist (tags)

Is the new token President of Los Angeles River Artists and Business Assoc., Joseph Pitruzzelli, a blatant hypocrite for attempting to violate an artists first amendment rights? The artist seems to think so, calling Joseph Pitruzzelli one of "The Anti-Artists of the Arts District". Is Joseph Pitruzzelli self fulfilling the artist's own prophecy with this law suit?

Is Wilson Pitruzzelli Investments, Investing In Their Own Ego? (tags)

The owners of Wurstkuche, Tyler Wilson and Joseph Pitruzzelli have filed a blatantly frivolous nuisance suit against an Arts District artist, David. "No respect for their artist neighbors"?

Wurstkuche Restaurant Owners File Harassment Law Suit Against Arts District Artist (tags)

Joseph Pitruzzelli and Tyler Wilson, owners of Wurstkuche Restaurant are suing a Los Angeles artist for calling them "The Anti-Artists of the Arts District". Are they self fulfilling an artist's prophecy with this law suit? The artist seems to think so...

Wilson Pitruzzelli Investments attempts to Violate Artist's First Amendment Rights (tags)

The Wiener Boys of Wilson Pitruzzelli Investments, LLC and Wurstkuche restaurant, Tyler Wilson & Joseph Pitruzzelli Attempt To Violate A Los Angeles Artist's First Amendment Rights. (reposted blog from J.A. Citizen Editorials)

PAUL SOLOMON AWARDED WORST LANDLORD IN THE LOS ANGELES ARTS DISTRICT (tags)

DEVELOPER PAUL SOLOMON AWARDED WORST SLUMLORD IN THE LOS ANGELES ARTS DISTRICT

Dennis Wymbs: Retired Teacher Becomes Leather Artist (tags)

San Diego North County teacher turned leather artist Dennis Wymbs is showing his art through July 31 at Pleasures & Treasures, 2525 University Avenue in North Park. Wymbs creates stunning work in a wide variety of media, including leather sculptures, metal engraving, masks and painting. His work is sensual and reflects his background as a Gay man and a Leatherman, but without hurling his or its sexuality in our faces. The store where he's exhibiting can be reached at (619) 822-4280 or online at http://pleasuresandtreasures.biz

Wurstkuche Restaurant Given Worst Neighbor in L.A. Arts District Award (tags)

Wurstkuche Restaurant Given Worst Neighbor in L.A. Arts District Award for being inconsiderate egregious Neighbors since arriving in the Arts District almost two years ago.

Wurstkutche aka Wilson Pitruzzelli Investments sued for Late Night Disruption by Neighbor (tags)

Wurstkuche Restaurant aka Wilson Pitruzzelli Investments LLC, is being sued again for Disrupting their Artist Neighbors late into the night.

Wurstkuche Restaurant Fights For The Right To Disturb Their Neighbors. (tags)

Joseph Piruzzelli and Tyler Wilson owners of Wurstkuche Restaurant continues to Disturb Their Neighbors into the night

Arts District Artist Wins Law Suit For All Artist's Rights - Wurstkuche Restaurant Looses (tags)

Court ruling in case # LAM 10M07169 against Wurstkuche Restaurant said: "Nighttime operations causing excess noise constitutes private nuisance even if the use is permitted by city." A ruling in David Goldner's favor.

Is the LA Arts District being slapped in the face by Paul Solomon? (tags)

Developer Paul Solomon trying to rezone an existing AIR buildings back into warehouse...

LA Arts District Restaurant, Wurstkuche, in Defiance of City "Order to Comply" (tags)

“Order to Comply” ignored by Wurstkuche Restaurant as of September 24th, 2010. Illegal use of Artist in Residence loft continues late into the nights...

Arts District Developer / Landlord Paul Solomon in Defiance of City's "Order to Comply". (tags)

“Order to Comply” ignored by Paul Solomon as of September 24th, 2010. Illegal use of Artist in Residence building continues...

Is It a Gallery or a Garage? Larry Caveney’s Is Both (tags)

Every month, artist Larry Caveney throws open the door of his garage and reveals … an art gallery displaying a carefully curated theme show. In this interview from the September 2010 Zenger's Newsmagazine, he talks about his history of exploring non-traditional art spaces and the way The Garage helps him and the other artists he shows reach an audience in a comfortable non-commercial venue.

Wurstkuche Restaurant Sued by Artist Neighbor (tags)

Wurstkuche Restaurant sued for the illegal use of an Artist in Residence unit in LA Arts District.

Cat Graffiti Artist Arrested (tags)

1000 Artists from 40 Countries Merge Digital Art and Environmental Activism (tags)

The A&I Gallery in Hollywood hosts the U.S. premiere of Common Ground 2010, an exhibition of new media work at the intersection of art, technology, and eco-activism - all with an environmental theme - that runs from July 8 - August 13, 2010

GABNET LA'S 6TH ANNUAL POLITICAL FASHION SHOW (tags)

OVER 300 PEOPLE ATTEND GABNET LA'S 6TH ANNUAL POLITICAL FASHION SHOW AND COMMIT TO DEFENDING WOMEN'S RIGHTS!

FRANCIS MAGALONA, PEOPLE"S ARTIST, 44 (tags)

The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) together with the Filipino American community in the United States mourns the passing of The 44-year-old musician, songwriter, record producer, actor and TV host Francis Magalona.last March 6, 2009 Francis Magalona was a foremost- a nationalist artist who loved his country. He was also known as the “master Rapper” .He was recognized for his painstaking efforts to elevate Pinoy rap beyond its novelty phase in the local music scene. The AJLPP recognizes Magalona who did not only lived for show business but also integrated his patriotic fervor in his life and his music and contributed a lot to its culture and arts. In the Philippines, rap was considered novelty music until Magalona came along. Magalona—influenced and made it as a commentary on Pinoy life and culture. Magalona recorded his debut album “Yo!” in 1990. The album became a hit with the single “Mga Kababayan,” whose lyrics about racial pride and love of country stirred nationalist fervor at a time when the Philippine government was besieged by a series of military revolts. His parents, Pancho Magalona and Tita Duran, were film and TV matinee idols of the ’40s and ’50s. Pancho Magalona held the distinction of the First Filipino movie actor to appear in Hollywood. He was also known for starring in nationalist fims life “El Flibusterismo” and “Jikiri”

Fertile Dreams - Assemblage & Photography by Freyda Miller (tags)

"Fertile Dreams," a solo exhibit by LA artist Freyda Miller, opens Sat. Feb. 7 at Art Dimensions in Westwood. Integrating assemblage, photography, and installation, Miller explores complex aspects of the maternal psyche. The evocative and vulnerable portrayal of the feminine raises issues of autonomy, stereotypes, equality and self-esteem. Fertile Dreams takes on a life of its own, dealing with primal emotions and thoughts that transcend time and place. Images of life and death emerge along with dreamlike qualities of both flight and confinement. The exhibit runs thru Mar. 21.

The underground's notes. (tags)

I've already explained to journalists, that my "sepulture" was held three days before performance that was announcement in press. It's happened that TV-journalists from Moscow asked me to undertake this action special for them, but as an artist, I realized that my re-sepulture would be the farce.

Sonya Kahn Addresses Music Education, Anti-War, Genocide, Peace and Love (tags)

Vocalist-Songwriter-Musician-Producer Sonya Kahn is using classical and rock music to drive home the points of music education as a means of expression, inspiring a whole new generation with advocacy and activism.

Los Angelino Artist Speaks Out About Censorhsip And Marginalization In The Arts (tags)

A public statement about a police intel domestic terrorism campaign aimed at the censorship and marginalization of artists

Gay Hip Hop Tour Winds Down in L.A. (tags)

the first ever tour of Gay and Lesbian rappers concludes it's historical 2007 run in L.A.

$1-million for painting found in trash (tags)

A masterpiece by a Mexican artist that was found in the trash by a woman who knew little about modern art has been sold for more than $1-million.

Naked Mexican!!!! (tags)

Mexicans strip en masse for U.S. artist

K'naan: Politically Conscious Hip-Hop on Tour w/Stephen Marley in LA April 26th 8pm (tags)

Mogadishu-born, politically charged, hip hop artist, K'naan, will be on tour with Stephen Marley and in Los Angeles on April 26th performing at the House of Blues.

Pacific Palisades Art Association Presents Artist Calliope Caloyera Babu-Khan (tags)

This exhibit of Greek-born artist Calliope Caloyera Babu-Khan features her large abstract paintings, which showcase her unique use of color, form, and pattern

Dan Wooster, Neo-Expressionist Figures (tags)

Acclaimed California artist, Dan Wooster will show a collection of fine art at jFERRARI Gallery. The exhibition will commence on February 10th and close on March 10th. Opening Reception, February 10th, 6-11pm at jFERRARI Gallery in Atwater Village.

A Tribute to Dr. Ochie Baes- A True People’s Artist (tags)

The Alliance for a Just and Lasting Peace (AJLPP)-USA and all his comrades and friends in the United States, pay tribute to the departed Dr. Ochie Baez and express profound condolence to his family and relatives. Ka. Ochie studied, worked and has been a stalwart of the Philippine movement in the United States ever since he emigrated to the continent in 1982 as an exchange student in the state of Minnesota where he got his doctorate degree.

A Tribute to Dr. Ochie Baez- A True People’s Artist (tags)

The Alliance for a Just and Lasting Peace (AJLPP)-USA and all his comrades and friends in the United States, pay tribute to the departed Dr. Ochie Baez and express profound condolence to his family and relatives. Ka. Ochie studied, worked and has been a stalwart of the Philippine movement in the United States ever since he emigrated to the continent in 1982 as an exchange student in the state of Minnesota.

Sedition and Popular Media (tags)

Conservative (far right) ‘governments’ – presentation marionettes of Corporate and Financial interests – have unanimously implemented “new sweeping” (slogan) anti-terrorist and sedition laws to constrain or otherwise stifle dissent and opposing ‘views’. Conservatives can always be relied upon to implement the most lacklustre ‘solutions’. In characteristic mode they have all resorted to Legislation in a futile attempt to silence dissenting and protesting ‘voices’. Legislation has always been the refuge of all scoundrel governments and inept politicians. Nevertheless, the popular media remains unaffected by the new laws and continues to demonise, misrepresent, distort and omit details in order to present a ‘tailored reality’ to the public. Circumventing the ‘new sweeping laws’ is child’s play for any journo, analyst, artist or professional media manufacturer/fabulator/fabricator – WHY?

Shambhala Art: Meditation and the Artist (tags)

Shambhala Art: Meditation and the Artist with Steven Saitzyk Suggested Donation: $10.00, 7:30 pm Oct 17, 2006

The Call to Drive Out the Bush Regime (tags)

The Call that started it all

Day of the Dead Celebration (tags)

A Day of the Dead Celebration on Sat. Oct. 21st from 3-9pm, live music and refreshments all day!

Black Country Artist to Play L.A. (tags)

Female African American country singer and songwriter will perform at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center with America's only touring African American Rodeo.

FARZAD KOHAN "PENDING PERCEPTION" (tags)

Sheryl Mandel woul d like to personally thank artist Farzad Kohan and Maryam Seyhoun , owner adn curator of "The Seyhoun Gallery" for their open hearts and generous giving for artist Mauricio Saravia , who will be showing his artworks at "The Seyhoun Gallery" Date and time TBA. Some thoughts to ponder: "Art is not so much talent as character.. it's what you are, the qualities of the person". ::: John Olsen ::: "Figuring out our gifts in life is part of our journey to becoming enlightened human beings". ::: Allison Dubois

Song To Welcome Back Culinary Artist, and Plea For Right To Leave USA to Canada (tags)

Recently I was denied entry to Canada via the Vancouver entry point as a result of incorrect documents by the fed and state courts in LA. Now, a friend has returned from surgery and I welcome with a song. At least one good thing remains in the USA

The Raping of the Los Angeles Artist District (tags)

The Los Angeles Artist District is quickly being picked apart and may soon be gone completely if developers like Michael Shannon of the newly formed corporation 2121 Lofts Operating Company, LLC get there way.

CALL FOR ARTISTS: "Utopia" (tags)

The A Shenere Velt Gallery of West Los Angeles has issued an Artists Call for its upcoming exhibit, Utopia. Artists are being asked to submit slides of up to three wall-hung works in any media (except ceramics and jewelry) that speak to the theme of "Utopia."

Artist's Call: Art of California Labor (tags)

This information on the Artist's Call for: Art of California Labor, was taken from artist Mark Vallen's weblog: www.art-for-a-change.com/blog

Beast From The East (tags)

Beast From The East at Project: March 11 2004 through April 1 2006 reception: March 11, 8:00pm to 1:00am

Julie Speed, Richard Orient, Ellen Frances Tuchman Exhibition (tags)

George Billis Gallery, L.A. will exhibit paintings and mixed media works by Julie Speed, Ellen Frances Tuchman and Richard Orient, The exhibition will run from March 7 through April 8, 2006. A reception for the artists will be held at the gallery on Saturday, March 11 from 5–8p.m.

Jim Berenholtz, renaissance man (tags)

Interview with Jim Berenholtz, peformance artist, composer, writer, ethnomusicologist, ceremonial artist, photographer, and world traveler.

IS INDIA THE NEW CREATIVE HOTSPOT? (tags)

Eco-Space interview with Yahel Chirinian by Noor Cipriani for Nova

INTERVIEW : YAHEL CHIRINIAN (tags)

Fashion Gurus names her "the most creative woman in design" and one trendsetter journalist ranks her as "the only female designer that can virtually guarantee originality and vision to a project ".

IInterview with Yun Bai, artist (tags)

Interview with Yun Bai about being a Chinese American artist and her Porn Flowers and Secret Nipple Project.

California Artist Fights For Noise Control (tags)

California artist and anti-noise advocate offers noise-free event.

YOUNG ARTIST LEANN SIMPSON...A MUST SEE (tags)

Java down to The Coffee Haven and meet talented young artist/muralist Leann Simpson

Michelle Muldrow, Glenn Ossiander, Derek Buckner Exhibition (tags)

George Billis Gallery, L.A. will exhibit paintings by Michelle Muldrow, Glenn Ossiander and Derek Buckner, The exhibition will run from January 17 – February 25, 2006. A reception for the artists will be held at the gallery on Saturday, January 21 from 5 – 8 p.m.

Artist's Forum on Art & Politics (tags)

As part of the continuing "Don't Talk About Religion or Politics" exhibition with Mark Vallen, Sergio Hernandez, Gwyneth Leech, John Paul Thornton, and Poli Marichal, the Avenue 50 Studio will present an artist's forum on Art & Politics. The exhibit runs until Feb (Photo: Opening night at the exhibition.)

ART EXHIBIT: DON’T TALK ABOUT RELIGION OR POLITICS (tags)

The Avenue 50 Studio invites the public to an art exhibit focusing on questions of religion and politics. Featuring artists: Mark Vallen, Gwyneth Leech, Poli Marichal, Sergio Hernandez, John Paul Thorton. [ Posted image - "Station of the Cross # 10." Oil painting by Gwyneth Leech. ]

OPEN CALL: LA Freewaves (experimental media art, video, animation, shorts) (tags)

Open Call: Too Much Freedom? LA Freewaves 10th Celebration of Experimental Media Arts Postmark Deadline: February 15, 2006. The showcase will present experimental media art from around the world at art venues in Los Angeles in November 2006 and through the Freewaves web site. Media art works include experimental video and film (narrative, documentary, art, animation, etc.), DVDs, websites, simple installations, and video billboards. Works from the festival will also appear on public television, cable stations and video-streamed on the Internet. Competitive selection process will be conducted by a group of international and local curators with diverse specialties and backgrounds. Notification of acceptance is in July 2006. Artist payments will be $200 for selected works.

Jeanne Friscia, Carol Golemboski (tags)

George Billis Gallery, L.A. will exhibit recent photo based works by Jeanne Friscia, Carol Golemboski and a Holiday Salon Wall featuring small works by various artists. The exhibition will run from December 6 – January 14, 2006. A reception for the artists will be held at the gallery on Saturday, December 10 from 5 – 8 p.m.

Both Sides of the Border: Latin American and Chicano Art (tags)

With the recent upsurge in popularity for Latino art, Carlotta's Passion Fine Arts intends to present a proper historical and aesthetic context for what is quickly becoming an internationally renown school of art. As an expression of a newly independent hemisphere, Latin American art has long delighted and inspired a world audience. Vibrant, compelling and rooted in the unique experience of the Americas, the genre provides a bridge for a new contemporary US art movement. Chicano Art is the visual language of the Mexican-American community in the US, and domestically it has already made an impact with its bold aesthetics - now it is poised to become popular with the worldwide community. To help broaden that recognition, Carlotta's Passion Fine Arts presents, Both Sides of the Border: Latin American and Chicano Art.

Toni Scott - One Woman Art Bazaar (tags)

Does the old expression “Jack of all trades, master of none” hold any truth? Not for San Fernando Valley based visual artist Toni Scott. As a painter, sculptor and photographer, Toni is “A Jill of the arts trade and master of all.” Toni Scott is the featured artist in NoHo Gallery LA’s November exhibit “Art Bazaar” - a collection of art representing a variety of mediums and styles from November 2 – December 10. Artist reception party on Saturday, November 19 from 4-8PM, featuring fine art, music, food and wine.

Santa Monica Artist Travels to Italy (tags)

Santa Monica artist, Barbara Kolo is of the artists invited to represent the United States at the 2005 Florence Biennale (Biennale Internazionale Dell’Arte Contemporanea) next month in Italy. A new series of her figurative paintings will debut at the event.

The Elephant in the Room (tags)

Life is full of topics that are difficult to breach, but there are some issues that are so problematic that we pretend they do not exist rather than confront them. This occurs so often that an expression has evolved to describe such a topic: the elephant in the room. Taking their cue from this phrase, eight USC art students publicly take on their own “elephant” in an attempt to finally generate discussion.

ART: La Cosa Nostra (tags)

ART is The Italian Way...Art Is "La Cosa Nostra."

For a Revolutionary Art! (tags)

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United Resistance (tags)

Chicano Artist commemorates flag to Alhambra Resistance

Website Banned for Bush Parody (tags)

Los Angeles artist, Mark Vallen, reported the following on his web log: "Michael Dickinson has fashioned a website photomontage house of horrors he calls the Carnival of Chaos. Since 2002, with scissors, glue, and pictures torn from popular magazines, the artist has been creating vitriolic though humorous works of collage that lambaste the world's powerful - and George W. Bush in particular. The artist's latest cut and paste statement was a send up parody of what The Sun and New York Post had done by publishing photos of Saddam Hussein in his underwear… and by doing so Dickinson has become the most recent victim of censorship."

Artist Gets Creative with Fundraising (tags)

Cuts in funding for the Arts and almost non-existent resources for individual artists in the United States, has lead Santa Monica based artist/painter Barbara Kolo to seek alternative methods. The artist has opened an online store with Cafepress to help sponsor her invitation to the 2005 Florence Biennale (Biennale Internazionale Dell”Arte Contemporanea) this December in Italy.

Famed Artist Paints Abu Ghraib (tags)

"Fernando Botero’s latest paintings go beyond anything he’s ever created in the past. He’s completed his masterwork, a suite of 50 large oil paintings depicting the horrors perpetrated by Americans at Iraq’s infamous Abu Ghraib prison." (A variety of articles about the intersection of art and politics can be found at the Art For A Change web log: www.art-for-a-change.com)

Zane West Suicide at 27 (tags)

Whiskey and Apples recording artist commits suicide in his rented room in Santa Barbara, CA

Women's Exhibit: Convergence (tags)

Silverlake, CA, - Studio Gallery Presents a Women’s Art Showcase: “Convergence Of”: exhibition opening on Saturday, April 23, 2005. There will be an opening night reception on Saturday the 23rd from 4pm-10pm. It will be free of charge and open to the public.

Art For A Change: Mark Vallen (tags)

Mexican Mural School - Art of Estaño (tags)

A new website reveals the history of the Mexican Muralist Movement and one American artist’s personal connection to it. Philip Stein, also known as Estaño, worked alongside the famed Mexican Muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros from 1948 to 1958. He assisted the Mexican master in painting some of his most famous murals. Now a brand new website showcases the stirring artworks created during Estaño’s long career.

"MARK VALLEN: MORE THAN A WITNESS" LA Art Exhibit (tags)

"... LA artist Mark Vallen establishes himself as one of the most profound political artists of our time." - LA.com review

Hiroshima Day, Art Slide Lecture by Artist Mark Vallen (tags)

Artworks clockwise: German Expressionist Felix Nussbaum's 1940 "Self-Portrait with Jewish Pass"; Mark Vallen's 1982 anti-Nuke "There Goes My Career"; Gert Wollheim's 1919 "The Wounded Man"; Atom Bomb survivor Takakura Nobuko's vision of a civilian melting in atomic fire; Vallen's 2001 "I Am Not The Enemy"; Vallen's 2003 "Not Our Children, Not Their Children" (published in the book Peace Signs).

MARK VALLEN: MORE THAN A WITNESS (tags)

MARK VALLEN: MORE THAN A WITNESS A Shenere Velt Gallery Now - August 26, 2004 A major retrospective art exhibition encompassing thirty years of work.

SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS ART EXHIBIT (tags)

MARK VALLEN: MORE THAN A WITNESS A retrospective exhibition encompassing thirty years of socially conscious artworks.

Drawing Resistance-A traveling Political Art Show (tags)

Drawing Resistance is a show of two-dimensional artwork by 31 artist/activists from North America.

Drawing Resistance: Political Art Show (tags)

"Tijuanna No!" by Winston Smith. Giclee print of original collage printed on Premium Luster Paper. Original collage is 14" x 48" Smith is one of the artists included in the show.

Gallery attacked for showing antiwar artwork (tags)

"SF gallery owner becomes target after showcasing painting of Iraqi prisoner abuse." Photo shows the painting that enraged the rightwing war mongers. The following article appeared in the SFGate.com

dispute with Printed Matter, Inc. (tags)

dispute with arts organization that is accused of suppressing book by radical group

ABOUT : CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS WWW.CALISAFE.ORG (tags)

CALIFORNIA NON-PROFIT & FAMED ARTIST PARTNER TO PROTECT KIDS

Artists hold Protest at U.K. Tate Gallery (tags)

Artist activists gather in the Turbine Hall of the Tate Modern art gallery's exhibition of Olaf Eliasson's "The Weather Project" in central London, Tuesday Nov. 18, 2003, to spell out the message 'Bush Go Home Now!' (AP Photo/Johnny Green-PA)

Hatred Will Never Silence Our Art (tags)

Trans/Giving: A bimonthly celebration of trans/genderqueer/intersex artists

CAIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS PARTNERS WITH CELEBRATED ARTIST MICHAEL BRUZA (tags)

California Safe Schools Partners with Celebrated Artist Mihael Bruza - Preventing Pests Without Pesticides

Trans/Giving (tags)

Hatred Will Never Silence Our Art Trans/Giving A bimonthly celebration of trans/genderqueer/intersex artists

elliott smith remembered (tags)

my thoughts as I visited Elliott Smith's memorial in LA

OPEN LETTER TO DIANE FEINSTEIN (tags)

Sherman's situation remains of critical concern. Please take a moment and e-mail ahurley@stanford.edu to add your name to the signature list.

ADD YOUR NAME TO FEINSTEIN'S LETTER (tags)

Sherman's situation remains of critical concern. Please take a moment and e-mail your signature to ahurley@stanford.edu

Music -- Stone Live Records (tags)

Stone Live Records is an emerging Hip Hop Artist that combines hip hop, blues, and spoken word to his mixture of music.

Lars Ulrich vs. Chuck D re: napster (2000) (tags)

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Great Paintings-Enjoy! (tags)

The artist immigrated to the United States several years ago and has quickly made himself well known to the American public. After 1986, Kulon's work moved toward greater innovation and imagination while taking on a more symbolic aspect. GO TO THE WEBSITE TO VIEW THE PAINTINGS.

Memorial Day Artwork (tags)

Polish Artist Bohdan Nowak created this Lithograph in 1930. Titled "The Unknown Soldier" the Print was part of the Artist's antiwar series, Vox Mortuum (Voice of the Dead).

"MY COUNTRY RIGHT OR WRONG" - Artwork (tags)

"My Country Right or Wrong." Cliff Joseph 1968 Oil on Canvas

"BLIND POWER" - Artwork (tags)

"Blind Power." Rudolf Schlichter 1937 Oil on Canvas

Lenny Kravitz Song - "We Want Peace!" (tags)

U.S. Pop/Rock Performer Lenny Kravitz announced today the release of a brand new song called "We Want Peace!"

Mass Transition: The Gold Line's Challenge to N.E. Los Angeles (tags)

The new Gold Line light-rail project and gentrification in Northeast Los Angeles From the Arroyo Arts Collective Newsletter vol14, no2 March/April 2003

PABLO PICASSO'S "GUERNICA" CENSORED! (tags)

The United Nations covers Picasso's masterwork.

THE ART OF PUNK (tags)

A retrospective on the Art generated in the Los Angeles Punk Rock movement of the late 1970's.

THE ART OF PUNK (tags)

THE ART OF PUNK exhibit will offer original artworks and related materials documenting the rise of L.A.'s Punk underground at the close of the 20th century.

THE ART OF PUNK (tags)

THE ART OF PUNK exhibit will offer original artworks and related materials documenting the rise of L.A.'s Punk underground at the close of the 20th century.

A Little on the Long Beach art scene (tags)

If you allow yourself to take a closer look, it‚s possible to hear the voices of the subcultures that would otherwise go unheard and unnoticed. On the outskirts of the so-called „Artist‰ district in downtown Long Beach, these voices are amplified. Here exists a populace that isexplicitly screaming for reform, solutions, and unity.

Calling L.A.'s Young Artists: (tags)

Grand Central Market Holds Contest to Choose Artwork for Mural Project

ARTS IN ACTION - SPOKEN WORD (tags)

At the Grand Opening of the ARTS IN ACTION Center, I was lucky to catch the dynamic Spoken Word performance of Jerry Quickly.

Prison and Public Works- Films by Artist Screening (tags)

LA Artist Nicole Cousino has been active around attempting to reform california three strikes laws. The show and discussion should be good.

Merry Xmas! (tags)

The Prince of Peace was born and the Three Wisemen brought gifts, an explosive Artillery Shell, Cannon, and a Bloody Dagger!

Co-fournder of Self-Help Graphics Dies (tags)

Only three years after the death of Self-Help Graphics' founder, Sister Karen Boccalero, Mazatlan artist Carlos Bueno died Saturday of heart failure at the age of 60. Born in Cuernavaca, Mexico, Carlos Bueno moved to Los Angeles in the late 1960's with a vision for Mexican-American culture. In the 1 970's, Carlos organized Self-Help Graphics' Barrio Mobile Arts Studio, bringing a van loaded with art supplies to parks, community centers and the housing projects of East L.A.

Save the Zapata / Zapatismo Mural (tags)

Hector Ponce's Mural Depicting Emiliano Zapata and Chiapas Leader Sub-Commandante Marcos Declared an Illegal Sign and Slated for Destruction by the Department of Building and Safety

ARTSPEAKS! Jan 28th & 29th @ El Rey Theater (tags)

Don't miss it

Goddess of Democracy (tags)

Here is the Goddess of Democracy before the cops kidnapped her.

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