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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….

Street Artist “MiMo” claims to be creative force behind the ALEC Monopoly art machine

Do you believe in ghosts? I’m talking about the folks in our culture who “collaborate” in creating some of the largest art and entertainment brands known in the world today. On the heels of the Meek Mill and Drake ghostwriting feud, I was introduced to another quarrel, this time in…

#TheArtInfluencer – Episode Three: Richard Springwater of Hideout OTG

Dwell on Design LA, curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, is America’s Largest Design Event. Attended by over 30,000 people, this 3-day modern home show exhibits cutting-edge modern products from design industry leaders, and interacts with thousands of experts in the field of design and beyond. In episode three,…

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... Read more
Studio Visits – Danny Minnick in London
In the studio with @dannyminnick today… he crushed the show at @maddoxgallery and preparing for global impact.. stay tuned! #ArtAboveReality #LookWhatArtFound #Inspiring #Art #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist #museum #contemporaryart #ArtCollecting #CollectingArt #FineArt #Painting #Sculpture #ArtExhibition #ArtHistory #DannyMinnick #london A post shared by artabovereality (@artabovereality)... Read more
The Allegory of Frederic Lord Leighton’s An Athlete Wrestling A Python (1877)
“When I was at work upon the Daphnephoria it occurred to me to model some of the figures. It was at this time that the idea of my Athlete Struggling with a Python came into my mind, and so I modelled this figure.” – Frederick Lord Leighton I walked... Read more
In Conversation: Dr. Jill Moniz and Dr. Lizzetta LeFalle-Collins at The Landing Gallery
This past Sunday (May 21st), The Landing Gallery hosted a curators panel for its current exhibition “Signifying Form” curated by Dr. jill moniz. Joining her in the panel was Dr. Lizetta LeFalle-Collins, an accomplished curator and creative writer. I was excited to hear what these very accomplished women had... Read more
Studio Visits – Inglewood based artist Larry E. Johnson (Quick Clip)
I took a quick trip to Inglewood to meet up with visual artist Larry E. Johnson as he prepares for his participation in 25 Years Later: Race, Riots and Reform at Gallery 38. Larry just finished his first solo exhibition at Los Angeles Southwest College after graduating this past... Read more
Studio Visits – Charles Dickson
I had the extreme pleasure of visiting the studio of the great Charles Dickson in Compton, CA. Not only was I blown away by the hospitality, I was enthralled and floored by the amount of work and the different medium in which he chose to present each subject. I... Read more
In Conversation: Mark Bradford and Naima Keith at California African American Museum
On Wednesday October 20th, the California African-American Museum (CAAM) hosted an artist conversation with Mark to kick off its new museum branding and direction to go along with the opening of its newest exhibitions. Hosted by its new director Naima Keith, I was already impressed with the direction the... Read more
Art Advisory LA: One on One with Toowee Kao
We got to sit down with Soze Gallery owner Toowee Kao and talk about the opening of her newest art endeavor. Art Advisory Los Angeles, formed to help collectors get directly to the artists they covet and and build collections with quality. Find out more at Art Advisory LA.... Read more
ArtAboveReality sits down with Swedish Abstract Artist OK OK
So tell us, Where did the name “OKOK” come from? I picked it myself. Since I grew up a graffiti writer, I didn’t want to use my real name. OKOK can be copy pasted and doubled forever. Inflation. That gives me the chance to create seamless patterns out of... Read more
Mixed Emotions, Artist Excitement as First Ever “Street Art Fair” Promises to be Groundbreaking
“I’m so excited to be a part of a movement that will propel the growing world of street art. This is the start of a huge movement!” – Jeff Hamilton The “Street Art Fair” is set to debut its first edition of the themed event October 1st through the... Read more