On LA’s famous Melrose Ave, near Fairfax Ave lies a collaboration by two of the city’s most pioneering street and graffiti artists. On a wall that previously held a Shepard Fairey mural now features two flags side-by-side, one an American flag as interpreted by Fairey and the other, an American flag as seen through the eyes of SABER. Street pieces do not get better than this. These two local heroes have provided the streets of Los Angeles and the rest of the world with innovative, […]
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Eli Broad, who is arguably known as the most powerful man in Los Angeles, revealed this week where he will build his museum, which will house the spectacular Broad Collection. The highly-anticipated location was speculated for years to be decided between Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, and Downtown Los Angeles. In the end, Downtown LA wins out and will be the site where Broad’s world-class contemporary art collection will reside. It will be situated right by Disney Hall and will be in close proximity to The […]
Our friends at Rivera & Rivera just let us know about their reception tonight from 8-11pm for a new floor-to-ceiling installation by abstract L.A. street artist Retna. The scope of the project looks impressive, so if you are in the area, RSVP to [email protected] and check it out. See a few additional preview images, after the jump.
Two artists from across the pond who are not strangers to Los Angeles – Conor Harrington (interviewed), who had a show with Chloe Early at Kinsey/DesForges last year, and Antony Micallef (interviewed), who had a pop-up show with Lazarides almost 3 years ago – unveiled their newest body of work to a thrilled opening night crowd at Eurotrash at the Lazarides LA gallery. Of the four artists (also including Vhils & JR), who participated in the group exhibition, Micallef’s work stood out the most. Unlike […]
Continuing with their run of strong exhibitions featuring internationally-recognized artists, Prism brings one of the most famous artists of the 20th century to Hollywood. Opening this week is a show with works by Andy Warhol, concentrating on his late career black & white silk-screened paintings. Often overlooked in a career full of influential and iconic work, the late-’80s pieces feature sources Warhol has collected since the 1950s, including advertisements, maps, diagrams, and illustrations from magazines and newspapers. The polished and glossy images are brought down […]