• Issue 06 Foreword

    The city of Los Angeles is 503 square miles.  The landscape is vast but when considering Los Angeles from a plan descending into LAX, the city is a giant square divided into grids.  Freeways, boulevards and avenues intersect at points and break the grid into even smaller fragments.   Los Angeles has long been a source […]

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  • The New Wave of Collectors: TurningArt

    When Jason Gracilieri found himself in a new home without any artwork to display on the bare, white walls, he was made immediately aware of his options.  The first was to visit a box store and purchase a ubiquitous piece that didn’t speak to his personality, or get swept into the whirlwind of the gallery […]

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  • Modernica: Design Distilled

    Founded in 1989, Modernica shares the same fertile Southern Californian soil that inspired Modern design in the post-war period. Following in the tradition of Richard Neutra, George Nelson, and Charles and Ray Eames, Modernica praises the virtues of distilled form, elegant simplicity and craftsmanship.  Dedicated to the art of handmade design, every piece of the […]

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  • Looking Back, Looking Ahead: SCI-Arc @ 40

    SCI-Arc, the Southern California Institute of Architecture, turns 40 this month, celebrating April 19 and 20th.  Located within a quarter-mile long former freight depot in the heart of the artist’s district of Los Angeles, the school has played an integral role in fostering architectural experimentation and invigorates the shape of Los Angeles.  The institute began […]

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  • Fabrice Le Nezet: Palpable Tension

    London based designer and artist Fabrice Le Nezet applies great consideration to the light and volume in his artwork.  From weighty large-scale installations to petite and whimsical character studies, Le Nezet’s work demonstrates a deft handling of weight and buoyancy.  In the Measure series, Le Nezet manages to coax a distinctive surface tension from dense, […]

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  • TurningArt Spotlight: Winston Chmielinski

    While based on opposite ends of the country, Turning Art and Installation practice a shared commitment to fostering talent and encouraging art enthusiasts to become collectors.  In our ongoing collaboration with TurningArt, we explore the practice, philosophy, and works of Turning Artists.  This week, we turn our TurningArtist spotlight to Brooklyn-based oil painter Winston Chmielinski. […]

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