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Stories of Preservation and Progress As A Healing Mechanism at The Garifuna International Film Festival
Stories. Told and remembered but also forgotten and discarded. How are we holding onto our traditions? At the Garifuna International Film Festival, the mission is to preserve these traditions while elevating the voices of the creators – and their visual accounts of culture. Embarking on Venice, CA on Memorial... Read more
Digitalia: Examining Blackness in a Museum Through Technology
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 the work. Instead, you’re welcomed by encrypted images, digital kiosks and instructions... 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
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
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
Sam Pace  – “Cafe Bohemian”, November 12 – December 20, 2016 at Gallery 38 in Los Angeles
Gallery 38 is pleased to invite you to the solo exhibition of new work by Sam Pace titled “Cafe Bohemian”. Sam Pace is an American contemporary artist based in Los Angeles. Inspired by the excitement and spontaneity of jazz and the discipline of martial arts, Sam uses materials to... 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
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
#TheArtInfluencer – Steve Grody of Graffiti L.A.
Steve Grody been documenting L.A. graffiti since 1990. He is an author and art journalist that focuses on the history of the LA graffiti scene. For over 20 years he has seen and covered many of the changes in the way writers tell their story through paint. He decided... Read more