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Relational Chemistry: A Introspective of Urban Experience
“Relational Chemistry” is set to open at Ivben Studios on October 16th, 2018 featuring a collection of works by Philadelphia based contemporary artist across multiple practices. ArtAboveReality is pleased to present “Relational Chemistry: An Introspective of Urban Experience”, a group survey highlighting nineteen contemporary artists in the city of... Read more
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
Visiting the 2018 Venice Biennale and the Work that Caught My Eye via My Instagram
#PlacesAndSpaces2017 – Traveled to the beautiful country of #Italy with one mission… get to the @labiennale! I was so excited when we got the itinerary. When I first arrived at the Arsenale I was so anxious that what I was about to see would be a little over the... Read more
Pages From A Bahia Diary by J. Michael Walker as part of Pacific Standard Time  September 30 – October 29, 2017 at Gallery 38 in Los Angeles
Gallery 38 is excited to participate in Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin America and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Led by the Getty, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA is the latest collaborative effort from arts institutions across Southern California. Jim Cuno, President... Read more
“​Entrance​”, A Group Show Highlighting Seven Emerging Contemporary Artists, July 22 – July 23, 2017 at Gallery 38 in Los Angeles
Gallery 38 is pleased to present “​ENTRANCE​”, a group show highlighting seven emerging contemporary artists. This show focuses on these artists interpretations of their entry into the art world. They unabashedly share their feelings, thoughts and emotions that go into creating their work not just for self, but also... 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
What are Ethics? It’s About What You Can Get Away With
Ethics is a large part of business in America. It may be the lynchpin to your organization and also could propel or destroy a business’ reputation. It seems that as far as the art world is concerned, ethics have taken a backseat to marketing dollars, greed, and shady business... 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
“Exercise in Reality”  – Interview with Artist/Photographer Dina Goldstein
Photography has always been a love of mine. I was amazed when I first took a look at the work of Dina Goldstein. The drama that she captures is simply breathtaking. You can feel real life in her work as if she was a fly on the wall in... Read more