• Antonio Aricò: Taste of Wood

    Antonio Aricò draws inspiration from tradition.  Italy’s cultivation of olives dates back to the Middle Ages and olive oil tasting is an integral ingredient in the cultural palette.  Aricó explains that the name for his collection Taste of Wood is “a funny eulogy to olive oil, to olive wood, to wooden furniture and has for […]

    Lily Duarte No responses December 2, 2013
  • Michael John Kelly

    Monsters All Monsters This is an animation of Jim Shaw singing to my studio.  I’m watching on webcam from the past, before I moved back to LA to attend UCLA for my MFA  My friends call me Mike Kelly, but obviously I’ve never considered showing under that name.  Moving to LA I wondered how I […]

    Michael John Kelly No responses December 2, 2013
  • Play-i Robots: Meet Bo and Yana

    To prepare today’s kids with the tools for future success, former Apple and Google engineers have teamed up to develop the Play-i, an interactive robot aimed to teach kids how to code.  The robot removes the confusion of binary code and invites learning through play.   Robots start shipping in Summer 2014 so be sure to reserve […]

    Installation Magazine No responses November 27, 2013
  • Outside the Lines

    You’re never too old for a coloring book, especially one that features original works from influential contemporary artists like Keith Harring, Shepard Fairey and RISK.  Outside The Lines curated by Souris Hong-Porretta puts your art history knowledge to the test.  Get lost in every page of stencils, grab a set of crayons and put your own […]

    A. Moret No responses November 27, 2013
  • REDCAT, CalArts’ Contemporary Arts Center in Downtown LA

    Innovative conversation and pioneering artistic events are always available at REDCAT (The Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater), CalArts’ contemporary arts center in Downtown LA.  REDCAT hosts a variety of series and productions that promise to stimulate inquisitive minds, offering a contemporary and interdisciplinary array of performances, exhibitions, screenings, and literary events.  Whether you’re an artist, […]

    Nicole Valencia No responses November 27, 2013
  • Google Cultural Institute: Art at Your Fingertips

    This vast database invites virtual visitors to explore the archives of museums, festivals and other art organizations across the world.  Even if you haven’t been able to see the works in the person, the Cultural Institute is rich with information and inspiration.   Knowledge at your fingertips!         All images ©Google Cultural […]

    Lily Duarte No responses November 27, 2013