Category Archives: Art

SWEET TALK—EASTER CANDY OLD AND NEW

Easter Sunday arrives this weekend, thus heralding the last chance to enjoy fresh holiday candy for the year until we manage to make it to October and the extended candy holiday season resumes. Like all holiday candy these days, Easter … Continue reading

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Mike Kelley at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

After traveling from Amsterdam to Paris and New York, “Mike Kelley” has finally come home to MOCA’s Geffen Contemporary and MOCA Grand Avenue. Perhaps best known for the cover of the Sonic Youth album, Dirty, Mike Kelley could be described as LA’s … Continue reading

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Gallery 800 Presents “Valley Watercolor Society” Juried Art Exhibit Opening April 12th

I find that Gallery 800 is a somewhat uncelebrated part of the Arts community. While flying under the general public’s radar Gallery 800 presents some remarkable talent associated with the local film community. This month the Art Directors Guild (IATSE … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.Video : The Magical Folk Art of Tio’s Tacos in Riverside

Join Offbeat L.A. host Nikki Kreuzer on a video adventure to an enchanted taco shop in Riverside, CA. Located down the street from the incredible Mission Inn, Tio’s Tacos is a folk art wonderland and a place to get in touch with your inner … Continue reading

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Dennis Morris’ Bob Marley: Giant at Known Gallery

Running from March 29-April 12, 2014, Known Gallery in Los Angeles is hosting a special exhibition of 28 intimate portraits and live shots of Bob Marley in black and white and color taken by British photographer, Dennis Morris. The show … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A. Takes a Video Trip to Velveteria, the Velvet Painting Museum

A few months ago Offbeat L.A. for the LA Beat was fortunate to get the first scoop on writing about Velveteria, the newly opened velvet painting museum in Chinatown. Read the article here: offbeat-l-a-some-velvet-morning. The owners, Caren & Carl were so interesting … Continue reading

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Middle-Aged Rebel! “Alienated”

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Moby: Interview at the Opening Exhibition at Project Gallery of “Innocents”

I like Moby. I met him for the first time at Kopeikin Gallery for “Destroyed”, his first photo exhibition. He’s discrete, down to earth and apparently content. In most cases these are not the qualities you find in Rock Stars … Continue reading

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Artwork Sale to Benefit CalArts!

Artsy presents the CalArts Benefit Sale with unique works donated by alumni, faculty, and friends in support of the new John Baldessari Studio Building and endowed scholarships for students at the CalArts’ School of Art. The initiative launched with an … Continue reading

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The Mating Album Covers Series Part 8

Once again, courtesy of those of those wacky and inspired collage artistes at the BCB Music Forum, Kath and Phenomenal Cat, we present for your visual delight a series of artworks that re-configure iconic imagery to create a world of … Continue reading

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