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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….

#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,…

#TheArtInfluencer – Episode Two: Skid Row Super Mural Project

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 art…

Social Justice and Arts with Into Action
Installation at the @intoactionus event! #ArtAboveReality #LookWhatArtFound #Inspiring #Art #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist #contemporaryart #CollectingArt #FineArt #IntoAction #LosAngeles #ArtFair #ArtMarket A post shared by artabovereality (@artabovereality) on Jan 12, 2018 at 8:11pm PST American Mask by #BillieGraceLynn at the @intoactionus event! #ArtAboveReality #LookWhatArtFound #Inspiring... 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
Punching Bags, A Stadium for Murder and More and the 2018 L.A. Art Show
“Left or Right” by Antuan, A Healing Project, 1998-2018 at the @laartshow #ArtAboveReality #LookWhatArtFound #Inspiring #Art #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist #contemporaryart #CollectingArt #FineArt #LAArtShow #LosAngeles #ArtFair #ArtMarket #Dictators #Trump #KimJong #Putin #Punchingbag A post shared by artabovereality (@artabovereality) on Jan 11, 2018 at 8:42pm... 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
Performance: Derrick Adams’ “Network” at California African American Museum
CAAM presents the work of New York-based multidisciplinary artist Derrick Adams, who creatively employs collage, sculpture, video, installation, and performance to examine how television and media shape contemporary culture. Images of classic African American television shows like Sanford and Son and luminaries including Oprah Winfrey, Diahann Carroll, and O.J.... 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
Theaster Gates & The Black Monks of Mississippi at The Underground Museum
I had the amazing pleasure of witnessing Theaster Gates perform at the Underground Museum and it was mind-blowing. Along with The Black Monks of Mississippi, Theaster turned the museum into a southern baptist church mixing elements of church harmony and jazz scat combinations that left the room stunned with... 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
The Unconventional Canvases of Keith Haring at The Petersen Automotive Museum
Quick vid (nothing special) of different angles of the works. The Unconventional Canvases of Keith Haring explores the works and themes of beloved New York pop artist #KeithHaring and will feature five vehicles, each covered in Haring’s unique work. This will be the first exhibit of its kind to... Read more
Art, Activism and Secret Walls w/ Art For Amnesty at The Container Yard
Artist @jc.ro for the @artforamnestyus event.. this piece was inspired by two students in Azerbaijan who were framed for expressions through graffiti.. #ArtAboveReality #LosAngeles #LookWhatArtFound #ArtInspires #Inspiring #Global #Artistic #Expression #Creative #Art #LIFE #artwork #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist #artforamnesty #spraypaint A photo posted by... Read more