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The Year of Creation It is altogether possible that Daniel Peacock watched the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States on a 1955 RCA TX 500 model television. A vintage tube that looks as though it broadcast’s live from a fish tank. Or maybe he decided to ditch the murky black and white [...]

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An LA Original Upon entering illustrator Lou Beach’ studio- who insists that he isn’t an artist and would have preferred to be a writer or a piano player- I can’t help but take pause after seeing a large dictionary opened on a stand beneath the window.  The page is opened to the word “make” and [...]

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Kimono Dragon Japanese born and Los Angeles based artist Fumiko Amano does not align herself with one art practice, rather her work operates like a palimpsest on a richly graffitied wall.  Amano is not just an artist but a fashion designer, former curator at Pharmaka, and fierce admirer of the composer John Cage. Amano who [...]

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The Unreal City Beneath the humdrum hiccup of her worn city streets, and above hills of fantastical billboards that nearly block any vestige of the sky, Los Angeles speaks.  For Jay Brockman, Los Angeles is a subject and a verb as his cityscape paintings reveal his obsession with Sunset Boulevard: a curiosity that sends him [...]

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Reflections of the Sea California Native Danielle Eubank enters her garage-turned-studio wearing a distressed apron, flips on a portable heater placed next to her paint cart and begins to meticulously apply oil to a small area of large piece of linen that has been stretched over wood bracings.  The linen is drenched in cool blues, [...]

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