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Celebrating SMMoA’s 10 Years of INCOGNITO with Dr. V. Joy Simmons

The luminosity of the doors reflect her passion and commitment to the city of Los Angeles and its artists.  A radiologist, avid collector and advocate of the arts – her dedication to the art scene of Los Angeles has served as a beacon ...

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National Film Board of Canada Launches Circa 1948

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Buy Your Tickets to SMMoA’s INCOGNITO 10!

With 700 artworks from 550 emerging and established artists, you’re certain to find the perfect piece to add to your collection while supporting  SMMoA’s free exhibitions and programming.  For one night only, seasoned and new collectors alike have the opportunity to purchase stunning ...

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Ryan Martin at VOLTA NY

The paintings of San Francisco based Ryan Martin are hypnotic in their rich color and harken to the tradition when painters were inspired by a muse. His work captured our attention at VOLTA NY as it straddled the lines between an unapologetic imagination and fantastic vision.             Featured ...

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The Current Sea: GIF of Fools IV

April is the month of fools, and we can think of no better way to celebrate than with the pinnacle of Internet ephemera: The Animated GIF.  The Current Sea is a GIF design team in Los Angeles that focuses on the confluence of the ...

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Llyn Foulkes One Man Band

Directed by Tamar Halpern and Chris Quilty, the documentary follows the Los Angeles based artist and musician over the duration of seven years before his retrospective at the Hammer Museum.  The film will debut at the NY Film Forum May 7-14 and at ...

David Adey, Omega Man (Trillion Second Countdown) (detail), Russian-suplus nixie tubes, GPS receivers, custom electronics, 2.5" x 9.125", 2013
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David Adey: Hither and Yon

Delicately positioning cutouts suspended on equally fragile pins, the artist’s solo exhibition Hither and Yon presents work that studies remnants of popular culture like rare specimens.  The work also answers the question, “what happens when an artist and an actuary become friends?” A. Moret ...

Jürgen Wolf, No title, mixed media on wood, 23.5 x 15.5 x 4cm, 2013
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Jürgen Wolf at VOLTA NY

  The sea by Jürgen Wolf  (translated from German by Marlen Tischer) She absolutely wants to read a story written by me about the sea. I asked her, she said she wants to read a story about the sea or heard her saying, maybe she hears ...

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Ryan Martin at VOLTA NY0

Ryan Martin at VOLTA NY

The paintings of San Francisco based Ryan Martin are hypnotic in their rich color and harken to the tradition when painters were inspired by a muse. His work captured our attention at VOLTA NY as it straddled the lines ...

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National Film Board of Canada Launches Circa 19480

National Film Board of Canada Launches Circa 1948

Circa 1948 offers a non-linear approach to storytelling through an interactive platform that brings creativity to a new level of exploration.  NFB’s Digital studio and artist Stan Douglas created a real-time 3D photorealistic environment that uses ...

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Celebrating SMMoA's 10 Years of INCOGNITO with Dr. V. Joy Simmons0

Celebrating SMMoA’s 10 Years of INCOGNITO with Dr. V. Joy Simmons

The luminosity of the doors reflect her passion and commitment to the city of Los Angeles and its artists.  A radiologist, avid collector and advocate of the arts – her dedication to the art scene of ...

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[An Eye for an I] presents Chris Otcasek0

[An Eye for an I] presents Chris Otcasek

Otcasek studied at the Columbus College of Art and Design (Columbus, OH) where he focused on painting and Art History.  Informed both by his traditional art background and 17 years as an Art Director and Lead Artist in ...

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The Current Sea: GIF of Fools IV0

The Current Sea: GIF of Fools IV

April is the month of fools, and we can think of no better way to celebrate than with the pinnacle of Internet ephemera: The Animated GIF.  The Current Sea is a GIF design team in Los Angeles ...

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Judy Gelles: The Fourth Grade Project0

Judy Gelles: The Fourth Grade Project

The combination of frontal and reverse portraits allowed for the development of both personal and universal stories.  The children are presented as individuals; however, their stories speak to greater pervasive truths and problems within our society. ...

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Preview ASVP’s New Exhibit At Doyle New York0

Preview ASVP’s New Exhibit At Doyle New York

“Not everyone seems to realize that almost all of our imagery is completely hand drawn,” Brooklyn-based street art duo ASVP tell ANIMAL. “That’s something that is a real integral part of our work.” We stopped by their studio earlier today to talk to one half of ASVP

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Alien Squad Surveillance Photographs of NYC Communists & Nazis Online0

Alien Squad Surveillance Photographs of NYC Communists & Nazis Online

Camp Siegfried, the Nazi summer camp run by the German American Bund at Yaphank, Long Island (May 22, 1938) (all images courtesy NYC Municipal Archives) Back in the 1930s and 40s, the NYPD was keeping a close eye on potentially subversive political groups. By photographing rallies, funerals,

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Arles Well That Ends Well0

Arles Well That Ends Well

Solaris Chronicles entrance depicting John Baldessari’s “Laughing Man / Architecture / Angry Man” (1984) (all photographs by the author for Hyperallergic) ARLES, France — It first looked to be cold, gray, and rainy on the first April weekend in Frank Gehry, ‘Solaris Chronicles’ There then was a pause for

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Art Before Images0

Art Before Images

Carrie Yamaoka, “14.125 by 11.625 (black/white)” (2010), cast flexible urethane resin, mylar, and mixed media, 14.125 x 11.625 x 0.375 in (all images courtesy Paul Kasmin Gallery) When you come across a mirror it’s nearly impossible not to look in it. But what happens when the reflective

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Remembering George Dureau0

Remembering George Dureau

George Dureau – “Brian Reeves”, 1983 (via arthurrogergallery.com) NEW ORLEANS — When news of George Dureau’s death was announced by his gallery this past Monday afternoon, word traveled quickly among my extended circle of friends and professional acquaintances in New Orleans. Within a few hours, my Facebook

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Borna Sammak: All Dogs Are Pets at JTT0

Borna Sammak: All Dogs Are Pets at JTT

All Dogs Are Pets, Borna Sammak’s current solo exhibition at JTT, presents sculpture, painting, and video full of glowing references to 1990s American suburbia. Trafficking in the humorous young boys’ fare of canceled Nickelodeon cartoons, Sammak’s pieces are composed of sometimes repurposed, sometimes refabricated objects you

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Max Kauffman0

Max Kauffman

Paintings by artist Max Kauffman. Lots more below. …read more Source: Boom

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Hundreds of Years of Data Growing on Trees0

Hundreds of Years of Data Growing on Trees

Hattie Mann Marshall, “Genealogy of the Lee family of Virginia and Maryland” (1886) (detail) While data visualization can seem like a modern design focus, it really has its roots in the High Middle Ages when a sudden rise in information and population resulted in the need to

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“Burning Questions” by James Victore0

“Burning Questions” by James Victore

Designer James Victore has a really great Youtube Channel you should subscribe to. It’s called “Burning Questions” and he uses the outlet to directly answer questions sent to him, about life and making good work. The man definitely knows a thing or two, having some of

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Postcard from the North East of England: AV Festival 14

By George Vasey Hito Steyerl, Strike, 2010, AV Festival 14 installation view. Photograph: Colin Davison The North Sea coast is often full of cargo vessels loaded with oil. These ships will wait patiently for the value of their contents to increase and then come ashore to take full

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