Los Angeles Artist Collectives You Should Check Out

Los Angeles Artist Collectives You Should Check Out By Diane Williams   Breaking through the art world has never been more challenging. Folding or merging art galleries and limited government funded art programs are making the competition extremely high along with the saturation of artists producing and showing artwork. The intensely competitive art market is…

In the Artist’s Studio – Photo Essay

In the Artist’s Studio – A Photo Essay   I always prefer to work in the studio. It isolates people from their environment. They become in a sense… symbolic of themselves. ~Richard Avedon                                            …

Divide and Conquer, Durden and Ray’s “Round Won”

Divide and Conquer, Durden and Ray’s Round Won By Sydney Walters Through March 26th   Durden and Ray’s opening show, Round Won, introduces an exciting platform inviting private studios and intimate spaces to participate in a broader discussion.  This artist collective aims to take advantage of the melting pot of culture and creativity Los Angeles…

Celebrating DADA through Fauxism

FAUX SHO’ : DADA Centennial Part 2 at MuzeuMM By genie Davis On view through December 12th Dadaism began in Zürich, Switzerland, an artistic reaction to nationalism and the causes of WWI. Now is a terrific time to revisit this European avant garde art movement, given our current, shall we say xenophobic, political climate. And…

A MAS Attack: The End Is Just The Beginning

A MAS Attack: The End Is Just The Beginning By Jacqueline Bell Johnson   The final MAS Attack exhibition, MAS 13 happened last Saturday at the Torrance Art Museum (TAM) where scores of artists made an appearance to bid farewell and to celebrate what makes these shows great. MAS stands for Mutual Appreciation Society, and…