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Reality Talks: Episode One – Jane Golden

On Reality Talks, we speak with working artists and arts professionals on navigating the art world. Through introspective conversation, our guests provide knowledge on the market, public projects and the artistic process. For our opening episode we had the pleasure of interviewing Jane Golden, the Executive Director of The Mural…

Digitalia: Examining Blackness in a Museum Through Technology

Digitalia: Art in the Economy of Ideas at The Museum of African Diaspora Consider this: In the future, you’ll walk into your local museum and see nothing. That’s right. Nothing at all. Gone are your museum preconceptions about popularity, prestige, inclusivity and from which rich family’s collection the museum sourced…

Black Bodies, Feminism and Representation. Is the use of the body in art the most effective way to examine social inequities and help to progress the surrounding conversation?

The body being one of if not the most sacred pieces of humanity, is also often one of the most scrutinized, abused and controlled entities of our society. It has been used to judge, influence and portray humanity, creating a classification system to which certain validations are required for participation….

#TheArtInfluencer – Episode One: Jordan Weber
The art world is changing. Art has always been a driving force in community enrichment, creating social awareness and enhancing the juxtaposition of our society and the artists canvas. Today, the art works have grown in scale and complexity to intrigue new audiences and revive the collective appreciation of... Read more
“Channel 7” A Composition in A Major by Norm Maxwell
The exhibition entitled “Channel 7 (GBDF)” is a series of visual musical compositions where the 7th Channel denotes the G chord in the musical scale. The number seven is a mystic and spiritual number that is synonymous with creation. In this series Maxwell ponders the subject of creation, involution... Read more
#TheArtistProfile – Gillean Clark
We got the chance to catch up with artist Gillean Clark from New York City at one of our favorite galleries in Los Angeles, Lab Art. Iskander, Lab Art’s Owner, was kind enough to introduce us to Gillean as we were a big fan of his style. Gillean took... Read more
Studio Visiting: Artist Narine Isajanyan
It’s always cool when you meet an artist and they invite you to their studio. I think that’s a key part of the process that the collectors and galleries don’t usually appreciate because they rarely get to see. Narine Isajanyan invited me in to her space to see some... Read more
Lakwena Maciver, “Just Passing Through,” 2015, mixed media. (Christopher Knight) There is something really special about Papillion Art. Tucked away on a block that’s hidden in Leimert Park is this “paradise” in a neighborhood that usually doesn’t get those accolades. It’s only fitting that they would host an exhibit... Read more
The Best and Brightest of the 2015 Los Angeles Art Show
The 2015 LA Art Show was, to say the least, overwhelming. There was so much to take in that I actually needed four of the five event days just to make sure I seen everything in the show. And of course, I didn’t. I did however see some of... Read more
View ArtAboveReality Collection on Google Open Gallery and Google Chromecast
There is only so many times in life that you get to work with your favorite brand. And when those times come you have to really put it all on the line. That is a statement I thought about when I first read about the Google Art Project and... Read more
#TheArtistProfile – King Saladeen
The Artist Profile: King Saladeen (Raheem Johnson). ArtAboveReality’s new online series of artist sit-downs titled “The Artist Profile” allows viewers to have a relaxed look at the living artist in their environment. Questions, jokes and in-formalities make up this artistic viewing experience. Read more
#TheArtistProfile: John Fitzpatrick of New Hope Cellar Door
The Artist Profile: John Fitzpatrick of New Hope Cellar Door. ArtAboveReality’s new online series of artist sit-downs titled “The Artist Profile” allows viewers to have a relaxed look at the living artist in their environment. “One day my grandmother asked me to STOP drawing stick figures on ladders dropping... Read more
Stolen Dreams in the Promise Zone w/ @SaveDupree‎
Directed and Edited By: Badir McCleary Philadelphia’s international artist James Dupree battles with abuse from the City of Philadelphia unlawfully seizing his multi-million dollar art studio in the Mantua community. Please comment and share! Read more