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Los Angeles is a city built upon signs. The geographic map is diversified by various cultures that inject a vibrant visual language into the community. Veiled in an intricate tapestry of abstract and figurative allusions, the subtleties of the cityscape reveal themselves as each layer has been peeled away. Native Angeleno artist Retna identifies with […]

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The female “type”  in art evolves to satisfy taste and reflect social ideals.  There’s the Odalisque, the Venus, the nude, the naked as seen through the lens of the voyeur to name a few and then there’s the portrait full or half length, action painting, or studies.  The artist has lamented over the female form […]

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From Culture(d) edited by Mayer Rus Twenty-five years is a long time in a town where you’re only as good as your last movie/series/concert. When Michael Kohn opened his gallery in 1985, the L.A. art world was more insular than it is in today’s era of Renzo Piano pavilions at LACMA, Jeffrey Deitch at MOCA […]

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“Dark Night of the Soul” marks the first collaborative effort between filmmaker David Lynch and musician Danger Mouse (aka Brian Burton).  Lynch’s photographs were created in reaction to the album “Dark Night of the Soul” from Dangermouse and Sparklehorse. The album plays on a loop in the gallery and ruminates through the viewer’s subconscious when […]

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