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ARTBLITZ LA VISITS CHARLES ARNOLDI'S STUDIO

ARTBLITZ LA VISITS CHARLES ARNOLDI’S STUDIO

ArtBlitz LA visited Charles Arnoldi at his studio.  See the original post here. Color is the word I would use to broadly describe Charles (or “Chuck” as he’s often called) Arnoldi’s work.  Often seemingly lit from behind, or imbued with some special formula that makes the paint extra vibrant, Arnoldi’s use of color is gripping,...
ARTBLITZ LA FEATURES LADDIE JOHN DILL

ARTBLITZ LA FEATURES LADDIE JOHN DILL

ArtBlitz LA visited Laddie John Dill.  See the original post here. An afternoon with Laddie John Dill might include the following: a lesson in chemistry, a tutorial about electricity, a possible set of instructions for glassblowing, a discussion about the LA art world—past, present and future—and of course several sights for sore eyes. An integral...
ARTBLITZ LA FEATURES NELLIE KING SOLOMON

ARTBLITZ LA FEATURES NELLIE KING SOLOMON

ArtBlitz LA featured Nellie King Solomon and her new body of work.  Check out the original article here. ArtBitzLA caught up with San Francisco-based artist Nellie King Solomon for an #outofLA feature about her new work. These works mark a departure from a decade of making purely abstract paintings to explore the relationship between art...
ERIN RACHEL HUDAK AT SPRING/BREAK ART SHOW

ERIN RACHEL HUDAK AT SPRING/BREAK ART SHOW

PUBLICPRIVATE The high visibility of the self in the 21st Century every-day, at times masked with fabrication, at others genuinely exposed, willfully sheds boundaries between what is submitted for public approval and reserved for personal reflection. On a mass scale, average citizens are compelled toward the digital strip-tease of their private selves or others –...
HEATHER HANSEN INTERVIEW

HEATHER HANSEN INTERVIEW

We spoke with Heather Hansen about her emptied gestures performances and works. Read the interview below, see more images at ochigallery.com, or visit Hansen’s site here.       Ochi Gallery: When people ask you to describe your work how do you answer? Heather Hansen: Currently I am exploring kinetic drawing.  I make large scale...
BING WRIGHT AT PAULA COOPER - INSTALLATION IMAGES

BING WRIGHT AT PAULA COOPER – INSTALLATION IMAGES

Bing Wright just closed a beautiful solo show at Paula Cooper Gallery in New York.  Bing and the gallery were kind enough to share a few images with us in case you missed the exhibition.  
ERIN RACHEL HUDAK AT PAUL ARTSPACE

ERIN RACHEL HUDAK AT PAUL ARTSPACE

Erin Rachel Hudak just returned from a stint at Paul Artspace in St. Louis, Missouri.  The residency program is situated on 5.5 acres in close proximity to the city of St. Louis and consists of a house and studio spaces.  Hudak went to install “You Are My Reflection” in a permanent location at the residency,...
Heather Hansen Official Performance Photos

Heather Hansen Official Performance Photos

all photos by Spencer Hansen   In 1906 German art historian Wilhelm Worringer wrote, “The value of a line, of a form consists for us in the value of the life that it holds for us.  It holds its beauty only through our own vital feeling, which, in some mysterious manner, we project into it.” ...
BARON VON FANCY RECENT COLLABORATIONS

BARON VON FANCY RECENT COLLABORATIONS

Baron Von Fancy has been quite busy this year.  After his solo show at Ochi Gallery earlier this year, he launch collaborations with the likes of The Reformation, Urban Outiftters and Juicy Couture.  Can’t wait to see what 2014 holds for our favorite artist. JUICY COUTURE     URBAN OUTFITTERS    
PAT STEIR MONOTYPE SHOW OPENS SEPT. 18 AT PACE PRINTS

PAT STEIR MONOTYPE SHOW OPENS SEPT. 18 AT PACE PRINTS

Pace Prints is pleased to present Pat Steir: Hand-Painted Monotypes, an exhibition of prints by the American painter and printmaker. The prints were produced in collaboration with the artist and Pace Editions. Pat Steir’s prolific career has spanned five decades. Though rooted in elements of Abstract Expressionism, Steir’s work is decidedly postmodern, drawing from influences...
BING WRIGHT CURATES SHOW IN BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

BING WRIGHT CURATES SHOW IN BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

BELLINGHAM – Traditional photography, since its invention in 1839, was about framing and documenting the world, but by the early 20th Century, artists like Alfred Steiglitz, Paul Strand, Edward Weston, and Walker Evans began to document the world in a more self-consciously artistic way. From Oct.1 to Nov. 22 at Western Washington University’s acclaimed Western...
STUDIO VISIT: MIA BABALIS

STUDIO VISIT: MIA BABALIS

Last Saturday Hayley Miner and I had the pleasure of visiting Mia Babalis at her Santa Monica house slash-studio.  Babalis, a former dancer and current video and installation artist, was in the midst of experiments with porcelain and video projection.  This was my first time at Babalis’ home.  The space is an amazing, sunlit, close-to-the-beach...