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Ben Frost: Directions for Navigating Modern Life

Does modern life leave you feeling confused? Disoriented? Turned upside down and all around? Australian pop artist Ben Frost may have the antidote. His upcoming exhibition at Corey Helford Gallery, This Way Up, skewers our ...

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Ben Frost: Directions for Navigating Modern Life

Troy Brooks Gives Women Space to Grow

What does a flower need to bloom? Sunlight, water, and… a bit of peace and quiet? Comparing his portraits of glamorous women to the seduction of soft petals, Canadian pop-surrealist Troy Brooks presents BLOOM, a ...

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Troy Brooks Gives Women Space to Grow

Converse x Topo Chico: Fresh Footwear Designs From Mexican Artist Marka27

Sourced and bottled in Monterrey, Mexico, mineral water brand Topo Chico has long been a staple of Mexican culture. For this year’s Cinco de Mayo festivities, Converse and Topo Chico dropped a collection of footwear ...

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Converse x Topo Chico: Fresh Footwear Designs From Mexican Artist Marka27

Illustrator Travis Lampe: ‘Small Time Buffoonist’

“What is the meaning of art?” asks illustrator Travis Lampe. “Philosophers have wrestled with this question since time immemorial. Thank goodness, the wait is finally over.” Discover the meaning of art once and for all ...

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Illustrator Travis Lampe: ‘Small Time Buffoonist’

Okuda San Miguel: Kisses Between Universes

A kiss means kinship to world-renowned Spanish painter Okuda San Miguel, even if that kiss takes place between physical and virtual worlds. The artist’s upcoming exhibition at Corey Helford Gallery, Kisses Between Universes, explores the ...

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Okuda San Miguel: Kisses Between Universes

What Is the Future of Museums Today? NOT REAL ART Weighs In on the Conversation [Podcast]

What is the role of museums today? A major three-part exhibition at Mudam Luxembourg (or Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean) reimagines the museum as an active space that is sensitive and receptive to contemporary debates ...

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What Is the Future of Museums Today? NOT REAL ART Weighs In on the Conversation [Podcast]

‘Three Dimensional Type’ is Poised for a Revolution

What happens when letterforms transcend their 2D boundaries and become 3D objects you can touch and experience in real life? You get design books like Three Dimensional Type, the latest release from UK publishers Counter-Print. ...

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‘Three Dimensional Type’ is Poised for a Revolution

The Care Bears Come to Los Angeles in Corey Helford’s New Exhibition

Who’s your favorite Care Bear™️? Was it Birthday Bear, the orange cub with a cupcake on his stomach? How about Grumpy Bear, the Eeyore of Care-a-Lot Castle? If you grew up in the ’80s (hello, ...

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The Care Bears Come to Los Angeles in Corey Helford’s New Exhibition

Boundless/Binding: A New Narrative Emerges From the Middle East

What does it mean to belong in a restless, ever-changing world? Los Angeles gallery Subliminal Projects aims to answer this question with Boundless/Binding, a group exhibition featuring new work from globally based Middle Eastern female ...

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Boundless/Binding: A New Narrative Emerges From the Middle East

Remembering Thinkspace Projects’ Shawn Hosner, the ‘Ultimate Gallery Mom’

Vale, Shawn Hosner, Thinkspace Projects co-founder, music fanatic, and low-brow art lover. The “ultimate gallery mom” passed on Feb. 14, 2024, due to complications from stage four metastatic breast cancer. “She was the yin to ...

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Remembering Thinkspace Projects’ Shawn Hosner, the ‘Ultimate Gallery Mom’

Li Shanmei Embraces the Past, Present, and Future of Humanity

“The impermanence of life often involuntarily immerses me in thoughts of the past and the future, replacing the present moment,” says Chinese artist Li Shanmei of her solo show, Lucid Dreaming, which is now on ...

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Li Shanmei Embraces the Past, Present, and Future of Humanity

Enhance Your Art Collection With Affordable, Pint-Sized Works From Corey Helford Gallery

One of the best things about art is that it’s highly personal. While many art lovers find the idea of starting a collection intimidating, there are no hard and fast rules when it comes to ...

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Enhance Your Art Collection With Affordable, Pint-Sized Works From Corey Helford Gallery

FINAL CHANCE: The 2024 NOT REAL ART Grant Cycle Closes Jan. 1 at Midnight

Cheers to a new year and another chance to get it right. The end of 2023 means our 2024 grant cycle is about to close, so head over to our portal to complete your applications ...

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FINAL CHANCE: The 2024 NOT REAL ART Grant Cycle Closes Jan. 1 at Midnight

First Friday Exhibitions: An Exclusive Sneak Peek Into Our 2024 Schedule

In February 2023, NOT REAL ART launched First Friday Exhibitions, a new series designed to inspire readers with the artwork and artists we love. Our first year of in-house exhibitions introduced readers to 100s of ...

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First Friday Exhibitions: An Exclusive Sneak Peek Into Our 2024 Schedule

DEADLINE APPROACHING: One Week Left to Apply for the 2024 NOT REAL ART Grant

New Years is right around the corner, which means our 2024 grant cycle is closing in one short week! We’re so excited to welcome a new group of artists into the NOT REAL ART community, ...

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DEADLINE APPROACHING: One Week Left to Apply for the 2024 NOT REAL ART Grant
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