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The 27th Edition of Photo L.A. Opens Next Week, Honoring SoCal Legend Jo Ann Callis

The 27th Edition of Photo L.A. Opens Next Week, Honoring SoCal Legend Jo Ann Callis

The venerable Photo L.A. kicks off its 27th annual multi-gallery exhibit next week, with over 55 local and international galleries participating. Slotted into Santa Monica’s spectacular Barker Hangar, it all begins with an opening preview on Thursday, January 31, and runs through February 3.

 

 

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Hotel Art Gets Cheeky: The Cool HeART Gallery Curates a New Collection at the Sofitel Los Angeles

Hotel Art Gets Cheeky: The Cool HeART Gallery Curates a New Collection at the Sofitel Los Angeles

Historically, hotel art hasn’t inspired much awe from its intended audience. Interesting at best, and at worst utterly abhorrent, it hovers low on the priority list of hospitable experiences. Fair. But for dedicate aesthetes like ourselves, it’s truly refreshing to see several hoteliers righting this artistic wrong. The Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills is one of them - and this Thursday, January 17, they are inviting everyone to see just how committed they are.
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Artist Ondine Viñao's New 'Holy Fools' Exhibition Will Not Cure Your Fear of Clowns

Artist Ondine Viñao's New 'Holy Fools' Exhibition Will Not Cure Your Fear of Clowns

When Bruce Nauman debuted his now infamous Clown Torture in 1987, a postmodern notion of the once generally beloved circus performer had already begun to set in, somewhere between camp and creepy. His repetitive, four-channel sequence was meant as something of an artistic self-reflection, but was also intended to elicit discomfort in the viewer - which it did, and still does.

 

 

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Charles Fréger's 'Fabula' Opens This Week at the Armani/Silos Museum in Milan

Charles Fréger's 'Fabula' Opens This Week at the Armani/Silos Museum in Milan

With holiday travels behind, we enthusiastically return to the international cultural whirl that is our lives the other 50 weeks out of the year. And the first show to have decisively caught our attention is Charles Fréger's Fabula, opening this Friday at Milan's striking Armani/Silos museum.

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'BlackBook Presents' Gallery Opening in Brooklyn Pulls the Art World Crowd to DUMBO

'BlackBook Presents' Gallery Opening in Brooklyn Pulls the Art World Crowd to DUMBO

Last night on a cold, quiet New York evening, the art world descended in throngs upon DUMBO, Brooklyn for the opening of BlackBook Presents, a new experiential art gallery. The cobblestone streets and gallery were filled with art world glitterati, goths, cool kids, fashionistas, collectors, techies, and suits.
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Watch: Video of 'BlackBook Presents' Art Gallery Opening in DUMBO

Watch: Video of 'BlackBook Presents' Art Gallery Opening in DUMBO

Wednesday evening, the art world cognoscenti, as well as many of New York's most notable influencers in media, entertainment and fashion gathered at the new BlackBook Presents Gallery and Event Space in DUMBO, Brooklyn, for one of fall's most buzzed about events.
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