Sarah Lukas’ Au Naturel Oct24

Sarah Lukas’ A...

Scroll down for image. Sarah Lucas’ Au Naturel installation created in 1994 takes a stab at the post-feminist dilemma. The Feminism (capital “F”) of the Judy Chicagos, of the 1970s and 1980s, demanded a united front; it called for courage, resolve, and a bullhorn. Now that there are,...

LAXART Gala at the Greystone Mansion Sep28

LAXART Gala at the Greystone Mansion

What: LAXART Gala When: 09/27/2014 Where: Greystone Mansion, Beverly Hills ***Please scroll down to view a photo slideshow and videos from the event***   Review:   The surreal flavor of the evening begins with the shuttle ride from the Beverly Hills Public Library parking lot to the Greystone Mansion. In the same tongue-in-cheek deadpan as what you might find at the Museum of Jurassic Technology, an older female docent stands up at the front of the shuttle as a representative of The Historical Society of the Desert to pitch walking tours of the Doheny Estate aka Greystone Mansion. She does this with gusto. At the end of her...

Manfred Muller’s “Twilight and Yearning” beneath the Santa Monica Pier Aug08

Manfred Muller’s “Tw...

I though I would repost some art writing from my Echo in the Sense website here: October 9, 2006 Much of 2004 was spent taking long walks along the Santa Monica pier and wallowing in a tide of inertia. I came upon this installation for the first time this January at a time when I very much...

Nam June Paik’s Seminal “Moon is the Oldest TV” Aug08

Nam June Paik’s Seminal “Moon is the Oldest TV”...

August 28, 2007 In homage to this morning’s Full Moon Lunar Eclipse (2 to 4 AM), a revisit of Nam-june Paik’s video installation, “Moon is the Oldest TV,” feels appropriate. Moon is The Oldest Television – 1965-67 (1996) Nam-june Paik TV Moniter,projector and video I. The Moon vis-à-vis the Beholder In 1963 America put the first man on the moon, an event broadcast live on television sets around the world. That year, that day, that hour and even those minutes are punched into the timeclock of global consciousness. Two years later, Paik reflects on this event with “Moon is the Oldest TV.”   The installation is composed of...

Free Museum Days!

Free ALL THE TIME: UCLA Hammer Museum, Westwood, Los Angeles California African American Museum, Exposition Park, Downtown Los Angeles California Science Center, Exposition Park, Downtown Los Angeles The Getty Center, Brentwood, Los Angeles The Getty Villa, Pacific Palisades Griffith...

Art Platform Los Ang...

When: September 27, 2012 Where: Barker Hanger Broadcast Date: October 8, 2012   Scroll down to view images from the fair. This was broadcast on my radio program, Echo in the Sense, on KXLU Los Angeles 88.9 FM on October 8, 2012. Click below to listen: Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player...

Hello Kitty 50th Anniversary Jul26

Hello Kitty 50th Ann...

When: 11/12/2010 Where: Barker Hanger Scroll down to see photos from the exhibit: Hello Kitty brand was launched in 1974 by Sanrio Company, Ltd. Yuko Shimizu is the designer. Kawaii, which means cute, adorable and lovable (1), is an aesthetic which dominates Japanese pop culture. This...