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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Mike Kelly Fabric Pieces

These photos are from the Mike Kelley show at the MOCA Geffen in 2014. This was a weirdly organized show, as I’ve written before, but it is worth taking a look at Mike Kelley’s fabric pieces on display there. I love how these pieces reference church banners and Nazi propaganda but filter it through Kelley’s… Read More

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Institute of Contemporary Art Boston: Fabric Show

I attended a great fabric show at the ICA in Boston in December last year. There seems to be no mention of it on their website, but I snuck some photos of the work on view. I thought overall the show used fabric materials in an imaginative way that referenced the origins of the fabric… Read More

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