A Small Cloud in the Sky

I was sixteen years old and all I wanted was a pair of Air Jordans. A few of the cool older guys at my high school had them and I used to covet those shoes. This is wintry New England where the dominant style was L.L. Bean. These older dudes used to wear them nonchalantly,… Read More

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Art’s Revenge

Once in a quartermoon, Art Moura comes steaming down the western seaboard in his monstrous art car, packing all sorts of material transmissions from his empty commune in Northern California. By firelight, often chewing on a singed lizard, Art invents artifacts from a religion in his mind. A tapestry to the fallen earth mother, her… 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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Of Shirts and Boring Performance Art

I was excited for this sewing performance, at the time I was even heard to say, “This 12 hour sewing performance commemorates the death of 146 factory workers in a garment factory fire in Manhattan 105 years ago. Since that fire there have been many more garment factory deaths, but they take place in Bangladesh… Read More

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A Metal Garden Grows in Silverlake

I took a walk around my neighborhood of Silverlake and lo and behold what I found:IS THIS SOME METAL ALIEN LIFE FORM DISGUISING ITSELF AMONGST OUR SUCCULENTS??? Am I in danger?… Read More

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Art & Spirit at The Shatto Chapel

I went down to this art show in a church that I mentioned in my BK Art Round-Up March 17th to 20th, 2016. My first thought was that I hadn’t been in a church on a Sunday morning in a long while.Let alone one where they were hanging up some Ed Ruschas in a group… 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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