The 2011 Los Angeles Art Show introduced me to a couple of artists whose careers I look forward to following. One of these artists was Cecilia Paredes who was represented by Salt Fine Art, a gallery in Laguna Beach specializing in Latin American Contemporary Art. The owner, Carla Tesak Arzente travels the world to carefully … Continue reading Los Angeles Art Show Part II
PART I of II If the Los Angeles Art Show taught me anything, it’s that when it comes to art, there’s something for everyone. Global art took center stage at the 16th annual Los Angeles Art Show where over 100 Galleries showcased a diverse collection of genres and mediums. It’s virtually impossible to discuss all … Continue reading Around the World at the Los Angeles Art Show
The 2011 Los Angeles Art Show is currently at the Los Angeles Convention Center and is the centerpiece of Los Angeles Arts Month. The 16th annual show features a global representation of over 100 galleries showcasing all genres of art and featuring the growing Contemporary Art culture in China. The show’s inaugural event takes place … Continue reading Los Angeles Art Show Kicks off Tonight
For those of you in the Bay Area that are lucky enough to enjoy a day off today, the Yerba Buena Center for the arts is holding “Sustaining the Dream Through Community and Service” at the Yerba Buena Gardens this afternoon, and local museums (MoAD and the Contemporary Jewish Museum) are offering free admission today. … Continue reading Art and the Community: MLK, Jr. Celebration in San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Gardens
Art will find you when you least expect it. While shopping in Pasadena today I found a small artist’s studio that invites visitors not to view art, but to become a part of it. Carly Steward’s “The Arrangement” creates “an ongoing collaborative installation between viewer and artist that explores elements of exhibition design such as lighting, wall … Continue reading Behind the Painting-A Brief Look at “The Arrangement”
In October I visited Chicago for a brief overnight trip, and was determined to make my way to the Art Institute. I had exactly one hour. Clearly my ambitions were outweighed by the sheer size of the Art Insititute’s collection, but luckily a docent was prepared to take my challenge head on by giving me a “one … Continue reading 60 Minutes in the Art Institute of Chicago
The only thing hotter than the 113° degree heat wave in Downtown L.A. was the firestorm created Friday by one little press release. DTLA’s famed Art Walk, a monthly event where visitors eat, drink and participate in self guided gallery tours was reportedly at risk when the Art Walk’s Director unceremoniously issued a press release stating … Continue reading Art, Drinks and Food Trucks: A Match Made in Heaven or a Recipe for Disaster?