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A. Moret interviews Italian art collector and founder of the DEPART Foundation Pierpaolo Barzan in Los Angeles to discuss When in Rome: Thirty Works of Art Between Then and Now. Opening April 20 the exhibition will take place at the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles with support from the Hammer Museum, LAXART and ForYourArt. [...]

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A. Moret interviews Al Moran co-founder of OHWOW, a gallery, publisher and creative community that fosters the careers of emerging and established artists. After establishing gallery spaces and retail locations in Miami and New York City, OHWOW has decided to move out West. Al Moran reflects on life in Los Angeles the new opportunities it [...]

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In the early morning on March 3 only hours after announcing his “One Wish to Change the World” as the 2011 TED Prize Winner, French street artist who refers to himself as JR, and whose real name only adds to the mysterious narrative that surrounds his art, stands in the center of a media mob. [...]

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Through the Orange Groves: Fallen Fruit’s Curatorial Investigation EATLACMA Transforms the Museum Space into a Site of Performance, Inquiry, and Solution Once the site of lush orange groves, prosperous agriculture, and vast landscapes of fertile soil, Los Angeles quickly changed from a locale rich in fruitful bounty to a concrete jungle with disparate foliage and [...]

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A review for an upcoming show of Ovation called “Art Race.”  Two artists have 40 days to get across the country using only their art as currency…. Displaced from their studio practice and respective galleries, Venice, California based artist Kenny Harris and Ben Sargent from Brooklyn, New York struggle to determine the value of their [...]

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A. Moret interviews Joel Shapiro at Gemini G.E.L. on November 24, 2009 hours before the opening of his show “Boat, Bird, Mother and Child.” A. Moret: I’m curious about your transition from sculptures to silkscreens.  What inspired the change in mediums? Joel Shapiro: I’ve always made drawings but the drawings were never related to the [...]

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A. Moret interviews June Wayne at her home and studio, the former site of Tamarind 24 October 2009 A. Moret:  As the driving force behind Tamarind, you helped to revitalize printmaking in the United States.  I’m curious to learn about the attitudes toward you as a woman artist in 1960. June Wayne:  Well, it was [...]

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Korek is the great matchmaker of the art world. Having worked in the prints and drawings department at LACMA, she found herself disillusioned by the lack of collaboration within the museum system. So she left that world behind and founded ForYourArt, where she became a “metacurator,” a link between artists and a larger audience. Among [...]

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