The Ubiquitous Gaze of the Wallflower // The Paintings of Ariana Papademetropoulos

‘It’s about creating a gateway where a seemingly traditional environment is liquified; revealing it’s organic and interpretive forms that bare similar effects to a Rorschach inkblot test,’ says Ariana Papademetropoulos, a portrait of beauty herself, perched amidst a sea of plants suspended above painted interiors embellishing the walls of her light-drenched downtown studio. Through inventive pictorial strategies, […]

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: 5 THINGS THAT DIDN’T LACK AT ALAC // Art Los Angeles Contemporary

Last weekend it was that one-time of year in Los Angeles where three big international art happenings happened simultaneously— otherwise known as Superbowl weekend to the rest of the world.  The first and longest running in the trio of art fairs to hit was Art Los Angeles Contemporary (ALAC).  Self-heralded and collector-acclaimed as ‘the International Contemporary Art […]

OPENING SUNDAY: LEVITATED MASS

Both reclusive and publicity shy, artist Michael Heizer lives and works in a remote stretch of the Nevada desert, where he has spent the last four decades building a monumental “city” out of the earth that is not open to the public. And with a handful of exceptions over the last 40 years, he has […]

MOCA under the stars! Final Engagement Party with the LA Urban Rangers

Thursday, September 1 MOCA Grand Avenue Lodge 7-10pm LA Urban Rangers invite you to join them for “Critical Campout”, a campfire program that explores the full spectrum of habitation options in downtown Los Angeles. Some of the campfire activities include: a live demonstration where you can learn how to make an alternative temporary shelter, and Ask a Ranger station for all of […]