Filed under: art, design, food+beverage, green | Tags: art, CAAM, food, green, human rights, skirball, sustainbability, urban homesteading, urban planning
An Idea Called Tomorrow is on view – now through March 7, 2010 – at two Los Angeles institutions, as part of a unique collaborative partnership between the California African American Museum (CAAM) and the Skirball Cultural Center. Co-conceived by CAAM and the Skirball and organized by CAAM, with the goal of inspiring visitors to reflect upon the active role we must all play in bringing about a more just, equitable, and peaceful future, An Idea Called Tomorrow showcases new works by fifteen contemporary artists that imagine what a civil future looks like.
Filed under: art, design, green | Tags: art, bark beetle, design, fine art, green, interior design, los angles, sustainable design
Here’s a great endorsement of the latest at Samuel Freeman, courtesy of Lisa Boone with the Los Angeles Times Home Section:
Littrell’s turned-wood MvCvT tables (an acronym for Man vs. Climate Change vs. Trees), left, does just that. The tables, which cost about $800, are made from wood culled from groves just outside Los Angeles — timber that was slated for destruction by the U.S. Forest Service.”
Filed under: architecture, art, design, event | Tags: art, design, furniture, interior design, look gallery, Los Angeles, pr
Our personal spaces do indeed reveal quite a bit about ourselves. In November 2009, when we took up the curatorial reigns for dreamSCAPE, a phenomenal event that merged fine art, design and furniture, at LOOK Gallery at the L.A. Mart Design Center, designers, artists, buyers and well-dressed looky-loos turned out en masse.
Filed under: architecture, art, design, green, hospitality, travel | Tags: green, home gardening, travel, urban homesteading
Launching in 2010, sipH2O’s Verde Series planters promise perfect plants for imperfect gardeners.
Also, watch out for the Mediterranean’s (well, the Adriatic to be exact) newest playground: Montenegro. Artist Cal Lane plasma torches a de-comissioned military submarine into a delicate lace as part of Porto Montenegro development, Southern Europe’s newest travel destination.
Stay tuned for more.
Filed under: art, event | Tags: art gallery, beverly hills, gagosian gallery, garboushian gallery, Los Angeles
GARBOUSHIAN GALLERY opens the doors of its new Camden Drive art space with 90210: INAUGURAL EXHIBITION, on November 21, 2009. This exhibition introduces the work of six exceptional artists on the gallery roster: Vera Arutyunyan, Maureen Maki, Marisa Murrow, Arshak Nazarian, Michael Verbenec and Greta Waller. From conceptual representational to minimalist abstraction, the breadth of the featured artists’ work speaks tellingly of things to come at GARBOUSHIAN GALLERY.
Filed under: architecture, art, design, event, urban development | Tags: architecture, contemporary art, design, events, fine art, Los Angeles
Photography Exhibit & Fundraiser for the victims of Italy’s L’Aquila Earthquake
This week-long series of lectures, exhibitions and preparedness drills is intended to benefit the L’Aquila earthquake victims, but ultimately it is the Angelenos it informs who stand to benefit most.
At the Jeanie Madsen Gallery, 1431 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
SAKAI RETURNS TO LOS ANGELES
Opening October 1, 2009 at LOOK Gallery
Los Angeles-based Japanese artist Katsuhisa Sakai has worked for decades in a wide variety of media, from drawing and sculpture to film and video. For the first time in over a third of a century, “Katsuhisa Sakai: Four Dimensions” brings together important examples of his work in time and space.
Katsuhisa Sakai: Four Dimensions
October 1, 2009, 6 to 9pm
1933 S. Broadway, Suite 111
Los Angeles, CA 90007
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