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Imagining the Future of the L.A. River CAFAM Craft Night

In September I did a Craft Night Workshop at CAFAM (The Craft and Folk Art Museum) about “Imagining the Future of the L.A. River”. We had a great turnout of about 60 hardcore beer drinking crafters:We set up a river wall for everyone to hang their L.A. River creations as one installations. People came up… Read More

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Summercamp Project Project, a Seriously Gorgeous Art Space

Look at that shit. Is there a more gorgeous art space in the world? I’ve heard about Summercamp Project Project for years and I was excited to take part in an exhibition this year. Besides being totally beautiful, the slow roll of change that is going on with the house itself is an inspiration. This… Read More

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Starr King Middle School’s Kick Ass Art Panels

Parent groups in Los Angeles are badass. The parent group that supports Starr King Middle School decided to beautify the campus by enlisting a bunch of local artists to create art panels for the fence around the school. Normally a “group of local artists” doesn’t include a guy that created a poster that elected a… Read More

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The Watts Tower: Never Underestimate a Guy with a Crazy Idea

Personally, I have always been a sucker for the work of a lone, crazy guy that creates something completely wild and new out of trash. From Edward Leedskalnin’s Coral Castle to Leonard Knight’s Salvation Mountain, there really is no limit to what one man with a bunch of junk and crazy idea can get done…. Read More

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Hot Rods at the Art Park

The Barnsdall Art Park has a funny feeling about it when you go up there. Originally planned as a “progressive theatrical community” by the eccentric heiress of an oil fortune it feels like a place that was once striving to create great cultural things but has since been somewhat forgotten in the vast cultural landscape… Read More

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Stitch Fetish 3

Once again it was that time of year again when the indomitable Ellen Schinderman puts together one of the most unique art shows of the year: Stitch Fetish at the Hive Gallery. Ellen mixes fiber artists from all over the world with risque subject matter and ends up with an inspiring mix of dirty art…. Read More

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Wavy Logos, Palm Trees and Sexual Cartoons

I went over to the Los Angeles Art Book Fair over the weekend, here is the obligatory photo from the second floor of the Geffen:In general, the fair is a great event that showcases an amazing array of creative art, zines and booth displays. There is also some of the best people watching in all… Read More

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