Boxi @ Carmichael Gallery

Posted on April 1, 2009 Under Art

The work of London-by-way-of-Berlin artist Boxi paints a dark picture. Described by the artist as a collection built around themes such as paranoia, grief, and mistrusts, "Grey Area" pulls together images of humans and the nebulous backgrounds they find themselves…

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Gallery1988 Presents Idiot Box

Posted on March 26, 2009 Under Art

Gallery1988 was once snubbed by Juxtapoz, but it now celebrates its fifth anniversary as one of the most relevant art galleries of our generation. On April 2, G1988: LA presents Idiot Box, 100 artists paying tribute to icons of the…

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Islands in L.A.

Posted on February 27, 2009 Under Art

"It all started with a simple thank you email to our friend Luke Ramsey, co-founder of Islands Fold, for designing Poketo's sweet Animal Mugs," begins the tale behind today's Islands in L.A. extravaganza. Kicking off at 3 p.m. at Poketo…

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Scion Space x Sao Paulo

Posted on February 26, 2009 Under Art

Continuing to further shorten the artistic gap between the U.S. and Brazil, Sao Paulo's Choque Cultural is extending their connections northwestward to well-respected Scion Space in Los Angeles. The Sao Paulo exhibit starts on Feb. 28 and features some of…

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DNA House

Posted on February 25, 2009 Under Art

DNA 11, the creative company known for transforming your personal DNA into custom works of contemporary art, has set up their first pop-up gallery in a house on the West Coast. Starting today visitors can set up an appointment to…

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KAWS Show Opens in L.A.

Posted on February 20, 2009 Under Art

Artist/provocateur KAWS has only recently begun doing official art exhibitions, but even though his fans may arrive with dollar signs (instead of double-x's) in their eyes, don't call him a sell-out. Josh witnessed the KAWS-craze in New York a few…

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TED 2009: Day 2

Posted on February 6, 2009 Under Life

The morning got off on an artistic note and included Ed Ulbrich who showed some dazzling film special effects from The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love wooed the audience with an "a cappella"…

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TED 2009: Day One

Posted on February 5, 2009 Under Life

We're attending the 25th Anniversary of TED, which is proving to be yet another extraordinary tour de force of mind expanding speakers and entertainers. Al Gore followed up on last year's disturbing new environmental scientific data with some even more…

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Movers and Shakers @ POVevolving

Posted on February 3, 2009 Under Art

This year, smitten Valentine's Day lovers and bitter haters can come together to enjoy something everyone adores: art. On the Hallmark holiday, Los Angeles's POVevolving gallery will host the opening of the gallery's newest exhibit "Movers and Shakers", an exhibit…

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Touchdown at TED 2009

Posted on February 3, 2009 Under Travel

A hop, skip and a jump from London (I sat next to Thom Yorke on the plane here, by the way) and my mind-boggling conference circuit continues. Yes, I'm here in Long Beach for TED 2009. This is the 25th…

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