Multimedia Artist Yang Chen: Respecting the Magic Moment

Multimedia Artist Yang Chen: Respecting the Magic Moment By Genie Davis Multimedia artist Yang Chen has learned to “respect the magic moment” when it comes to the creation of her art. And while her educational background is rooted in ceramics, she relates that her personal interests cover a wide range of art, media, and philosophy,…

Tattoo: An Exhibition, The Natural History Museum; Photo Credit: Nancy Kay Turner

The Magic and Power of Tattoos at The Natural History Museum

The Magic and Power of Tattoos through April 15 Natural History Museum, Los Angeles By Nancy Kay Turner “Tattoo: An Exhibition,” on now at The Natural History Museum through April 15th, is a fascinating historical overview of the history, social and religious significance of “ink” worldwide, with an emphasis on our rich homegrown tattoo scene. Tattoos,…

“Salvage” at Art Exchange, Long Beach

Salvage: Upcycling the Old into Art Through February 23 (Artist Talk Feb 10, 3-5pm) Art Exchange Exhibition Space, Long Beach by Genie Davis Through February 23rd at the Long Beach Art Exchange Exhibition space, “Salvage” offers the work of twelve dynamic female artists who have turned discarded objects into art. Using the ultimate in upcycling,…

CACtTUS, an Avant-garde Haven for Long Beach Artists

CACtTUS, An Avant-garde Haven for Long Beach Artists By Sydney Walters   Although Long Beach, California is teeming with artists, there are relatively few venues to showcase artwork. With only two art museums and a handful of niche art galleries, coffee shops, cafes and bars are more often than not the creative platform for local…