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Kerry James Marshall: Master Blaster

Kerry James Marshall confronts you with giant, sign-like paintings whose unique and vast vocabulary demands that you either make up some stories about what is going on, or you let the images, text, patterns and techniques wash over you like dense poetry…. Read More

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Elements

I’m getting ready for a Dodger themed show at Cofax. Here are a some WIPs. Please take care to notice the elements in the background. Sandy Koufax. Space and time…. Read More

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Bill’s Bar Opening: Austin England

My wife and I have been partaking of a novel new way to Date Night in Los Angeles, it’s called “walking”. We actually put one foot in front of the other and walk around our Silverlake neighborhood looking for sustenance and adventures. There has been a mind blowing array of new options for eating &… Read More

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Garages of LA: Sedi Pak’s Sculpture Studio

Due to Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety Summary of Parking Regulations Regular Provision Sec. 12.21A4 all single family houses in Los Angeles must have at least two spaces for cars, preferably in the form of a garage. However, the actual population of Los Angeles has grown less dependent on those two cars and… Read More

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Gettin’ Shinique With It

My bro and I went down to the new gigantic gallery in the downtown arts district – Hauser Wirth & Schimmel. I don’t even understand this place. Its like some new gallery museum hybrid where nothing seems to be for sale but they have tons of money for a giant funky building and a crapload… Read More

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JOAN BROWN HER BAD SELF

I went down to the new CB-1 Gallery to check out “JOAN BROWN HERSELF”. After fighting through mind-boggling extreme construction we came upon the Neo-SOHO gallery space that CB-1 splits with a few other blue chippy looking galleries. The project room Joan Brown’s work was in seemed small but it still head several very large… Read More

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One Crazy Ass Car Museum

I had family in town and it was raining so we decided to go check out the newly revamped Peterson Automotive Museum. If you are near Fairfax, you can’t miss it – look at that bonkers metal skin on that place. That skin is emblematic of the whole enterprise, the people in charge are funneling… Read More

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