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  • Warren Neidich

    Aug 28| Lectures
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    Warren Neidich is a Berlin and Los Angeles based post-conceptual artist, theorist and writer who explores the interfaces between cultural production, brain research and cognitive capitalism. “Art Before Philosophy not After”. His interdisciplinary works combines photographic, video, internet downloads, scotch tape  and noise installations.

    www.warrenneidich.com

  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Ben Maltz Gallery Radar

Apr 29, 2014
Freeway Studies Blog
Capistran and Mandujano Billboard - smallThe Billboard Project for Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad is in full swing!  Billboards will be up through the entirety of the exhibition, April 12 – July 27, 2014.  For this project, we invited Inside the Quad artists to create three billboards that are located near Otis: Juan Capistrán and Hazel Mandujano, Farrah Karapetian, [more]
Apr 14, 2014
Freeway Studies Blog
fs2 image2The Opening Reception for Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad, on April 12, included live music by Banda Filarmonica Alma del Valle, MFA Thesis exhibition by David Del Francia, and 2014 BFA Juniors Juried Exhibition. All events occurred at Otis College of Art and Design in the Ben Maltz Gallery, Bolsky Gallery, and Fine Arts [more]
Jan 7, 2014
Freeway Studies Blog
OTIS Grad StudiosThe Otis Graduate Students studying in the Fine Arts Program, as well as the second-year of the Public Practice Program, have personal studio spaces at Culver City location on West Jefferson Blvd.  Here students cultivate a community, listen to visiting artist’s lectures, hold critiques, and invite the public in for occasional Open Studio events.  I [more]
Dec 20, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Gina-LambGina Lamb has been doing Social Practice work before the term was coined. This was my first introduction to her practice and I was amazed by the depth and breadth of her projects and her genius and generosity. Most of her work these days is orchestrated through her role as Assistant Professor of Media Studies [more]
Dec 18, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Steve-Hurd-6In the LA Times, art reviewer David Pagel said “Steve Hurd takes a shotgun approach to painting… .” Our visit was a rapid fire conversation through several bodies of work starting with his newest paintings inspired by his feline companions. This work will be shown in September at Rosamund Felsen Gallery. As we moved around the [more]
Dec 18, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Christina-and-Cayetano-1Christina Sanchez and Cayetano Juarez have been working together on two major projects: “Break + Pausa” and  “TEQUIO AQUÍ, TEQUIO ALLÁ,” that are described in detail on their website.  We spent the majority of our visit together discussing their second and most recent project, Tequio Aquí, Tequio Allá (Tequio Here, Tequio There), which is a [more]
Dec 18, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Nathan-Danilowicz-4Nathan Danilowicz is a painter. He graduated from UCLA in 2007 with an MFA and a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2002. He is working on a new series of abstract paintings that are derived from his daily drawing practice and his interest in the occult. His layered surfaces are a [more]
Dec 18, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Matt Nichols 3Matt Nichols is a recent transplant to Los Angeles. He received his MFA in 2010 from the School of the Art Institute in Chicago and his BA in 2003 at University of California, Berkeley. He has his own production/fabrication shop set up in the front half of his studio and is sculptor. He works with [more]
Dec 18, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Joe-Wolek-1Joe Wolek splits his time between being a photographer and a location scout. He shared some recent photographs from a series called “Stratigraphy Vernacular.” These images contain a vastness in them whether it’s a large open sky, a desolate parking lot in the desert or a seemingly endless stairway. People are not present, only traces [more]
Dec 18, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Rainen-Knecht-2Rainen Knecht, along with Christopher Baird, moved from San Francisco to Los Angeles last year. She is a painter who has recently expanded her repertoire from watercolor to oil painting. She is fascinated by miniature worlds and much of her new work has bold broad strokes that are counterbalanced by intricate detail. Many of them [more]

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