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German Painter Daniel Richter Returns to LA With Color and Fury

“Violence and love, like obsession and submission, are close bedfellows, and then there is also the furor—the rage,” says curator Eva Meyer-Hermann of Daniel Richter’s latest batch of abstract paintings. Now on view at Los ...

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German Painter Daniel Richter Returns to LA With Color and Fury

Yura Adams’ Icy, Poetic Works Arrive Just in Time For Winter

Western Massachusetts-based installation artist and painter Yura Adams has gotten to know the 500 feet surrounding her idyllic studio like the back of her hand. Located in an industrial building on her farm, Yura’s studio ...

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Yura Adams’ Icy, Poetic Works Arrive Just in Time For Winter

ADD FUEL: The ‘Bizarre and Joyful’ Marriage of Pop-Culture and Portuguese Tiling

Lined with stunning ceramic tiles, Portugal’s city streets are a sight to remember. The tin-glazed azulejo tiles that color Portugal in bright cobalt date back to the 15th century, and often illustrate historical and religious ...

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ADD FUEL: The ‘Bizarre and Joyful’ Marriage of Pop-Culture and Portuguese Tiling

Pop-Surrealist Brandi Milne Bridges the Gap Between Halloween and Christmas

Isolated in her Fisher-Price-filled studio, Elton John tickling the ivories in the background, California-based painter Brandi Milne created the candy-coated work of Everything I Ever Was. The solo exhibition at Corey Helford Gallery includes Brandi’s ...

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Pop-Surrealist Brandi Milne Bridges the Gap Between Halloween and Christmas

Rammellzee: The Subversive Philosophy of ‘Gothic Futurism’ Arrives in LA

In the 1970s, New York City was teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, a city reeling from extreme unemployment, arson, and depopulation. Emerging from the generation who came of age during this decade, legendary graffiti ...

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Rammellzee: The Subversive Philosophy of ‘Gothic Futurism’ Arrives in LA

Paintings of Innocence and Experience From Children’s Book Illustrator Nicoletta Ceccoli

“What is beautiful and sweet often hides dark suggestions,” says children’s book illustrator Nicoletta Ceccoli of her latest solo show, Handle With Care. Currently on view at Corey Helford Gallery in downtown Los Angeles, Handle ...

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Paintings of Innocence and Experience From Children’s Book Illustrator Nicoletta Ceccoli

Hypnotic Paintings and Drawings From June Edmonds ‘Feel Like Love’

“The most soul-stirring, heart-opening memories that I have are black … and rhythmic,” says abstract painter June Edmonds. “They feel like love at its beginning and transform into full color." The LA-based artist’s current solo ...

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Hypnotic Paintings and Drawings From June Edmonds ‘Feel Like Love’

Collage Artist Marina Heintze Asks Americans to Put the Ballot Back in the Box

Most voters slap their free sticker on a sweater for the day, forgetting it’s there until forced to peel it from the inside of their washer. LA-based artist Marina Heintze saves her political stickers from ...

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Collage Artist Marina Heintze Asks Americans to Put the Ballot Back in the Box

‘Type to Image’: Marta Cerdà Alimbau Blurs the Line Between Typography and Illustration

Feeling creatively boxed in? Look for inspiration in Marta Cerdà Alimbau’s Type to Image, a casebound book that explores the Spanish artist’s multidisciplinary approach to artmaking. Recently released by UK publishers Counter-Print, Type to Image ...

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‘Type to Image’: Marta Cerdà Alimbau Blurs the Line Between Typography and Illustration

‘A Multitude of Voices’: Chilean Artist Manuela Viera-Gallo Wants Women to be Heard

Chilean artist Manuela Viera-Gallo’s life started in political unrest. Her father, a Chilean politician, was forced into exile during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. Her parents, exiled in Rome, welcomed Manuela to the world in ...

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‘A Multitude of Voices’: Chilean Artist Manuela Viera-Gallo Wants Women to be Heard

Ben Frost Ties Hyper-Consumerism to Addiction

Golden arches on a field of blazing scarlet? That’s McDonald’s. Instantly recognizable worldwide, the brand’s iconography serves as a backdrop for Ben Frost’s sculptural pop art mash-ups. Subverting messages from mainstream media, the artist’s acerbic ...

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Ben Frost Ties Hyper-Consumerism to Addiction

Messy Desk’s ‘Cloudy Wonderland’ is a Joyful Romp Through the Painter’s Wildest Daydreams

“When I daydream, I look into the blue sky or the starry night,” says Hong Kong-based artist Messy Desk, aka Jane Lee. This month the internationally acclaimed painter debuts Messy Desk in the Cloudy Wonderland, ...

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Messy Desk’s ‘Cloudy Wonderland’ is a Joyful Romp Through the Painter’s Wildest Daydreams

A Tree Grows in Los Angeles: Glenn Kaino’s Immersive Installation Captures the Magic of the Natural World

Magic hides in downtown Los Angeles. On view through summer 2022, A Forest for the Trees is an immersive art show created and directed by visionary artist Glenn Kaino, together with The Atlantic and Superblue, ...

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A Tree Grows in Los Angeles: Glenn Kaino’s Immersive Installation Captures the Magic of the Natural World

Keya Tama and Elléna Lourens: The Creative Power of Friendship

While popular culture puts sexual relationships on a pedestal, many people find friendships just as transformative and nourishing as love affairs. Emerging South African-born artists Keya Tama and Elléna Lourens form two halves of a ...

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Keya Tama and Elléna Lourens: The Creative Power of Friendship

Sad Sack Illustrator Travis Lampe Laughs in the Face of Fate

“Death is certain. But I recommend avoiding it,” quips artist, illustrator, and toymaker Travis Lampe. Influenced by fortune telling, mystical divination, and a healthy dose of pessimism, Travis’ topsy-turvy works are just as wry as ...

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Sad Sack Illustrator Travis Lampe Laughs in the Face of Fate
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