Lister is fresh off of a series of large-scale murals in his signature gestural style throughout Los Angeles. Upon entering the gallery I’m faced with a mixture of pastels and elegant ballerina figures prancing across the walls of the gallery, repeated alongside an adapted Van Gogh and miniature expressionistic penises. This interview by Walt! Gorecki.
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There’s been a trend in portrait and fine art photography over the past several years that values digital manipulation over anything else in the image. So it was a welcome relief to walk into Sancho Gallery and spend some time with Samuel Partal’s new exhibition, Ars Lumina. Partal creates dramatic macro landscapes of small objects [...]
September 4th, 2011 · No Comments
The fun of flea markets has always been about the art of the unexpected—and starting Sunday, September 4th with Albert Reyes, shoppers at Fairfax High’s Melrose Trading Post will also be getting unexpected art into the bargain. Reyes, known for his pop-culture-damaged yet highly political works on paper, and his annual Halloween haunted art maze, will create a habitat for himself, and then use the habitat as a studio to create new works and interact with the public.
August 2nd, 2011 · 5 Comments
This Thursday, August 4th, the team behind Concertpage, Sean Carnage and Sam Lubicz, along with Liam Morrison and Nika Kolodziej will be presenting three weeks of art, video, and performances at Sancho Gallery on Sunset. I caught up with them at Sancho Gallery as they prepared to mount the show, and over an afternoon we discoursed over queer imagery, secret philosophies, and a friendship rooted in sperm. This interview by Walt! Gorecki
July 22nd, 2011 · No Comments
If you always wanted to know what is actually going on in Downtown L.A.’s high-rises and corporate buildings–apart from struggling mortgage dealers and bankrupt banks–go and see artist Seth Lower’s latest show “Diamonds Are Forever.” What starts as Rohrschach test-like riddle turns into a reflection about living and, most notably, working as artist in L.A. [...]
July 22nd, 2011 · 2 Comments
Brainfeeder audio-visual artist Strangeloop’s latest Fields is a beautiful and mesmerizing experiment in sound and image. He celebrates its release with a gallery exhibit at Gus Harper Studios this Saturday, and speaks here about being in a metal band, what the real apocalypse looks like, and the DMT trip that showed him his rhythm. This interview by Lainna Fader.
June 27th, 2011 · No Comments
Photos by Charles Mallison L.A. RECORD‘s Arts Editor Drew Denny staged a multi-media memorial on the eve of Father’s Day, describing the experience of caring for her dad as he died by combining video projection, pre-recorded score, live performed music, sculpture, and a participatory narrative. Critiquing the cancer experience, the hospice industry, and war while [...]
June 3rd, 2011 · No Comments
May 30th, 2011 · 3 Comments
Le Spec Gallery, a large 2,000 square foot structure with a great potential for growth, is opening Saturday night with live painted models by the artists featured in the show, including L.A. RECORD illustrator, Champoy Hate. She spoke with me about her goals in creating a space that interacts with the local community, and focuses on empowering artists and giving them a fair deal. This interview by Walt! Gorecki.
May 16th, 2011 · No Comments
What can we assume about video maker, performance artist Jillian Mayer from her Youtube page? She has a morbid fascination with death. She does psychedelic face paint for children. She likes jogging outside. She’s an arrrtist from Florida.