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  • 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.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • 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

Dec 18, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Lauren Evans is primarily a sculptor and also teaches African Art History. She uses animal forms in her work and has created a series of powerful images using the rhinoceros. According to her website, “The images of the rhinoceros represent the adversary and ally we hold inside our own consciousness. The rhinoceros is an interesting [more]
Dec 18, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Nancy HNancy Jo Haselbacher greeted me in her home studio and said “I hope you don’t mind that we’re kitchen-tabling it today for our visit.” So many artists make their kitchen tables their studios, it’s a wonderful thing. Nancy took me on a tour of her recent work beginning with her ongoing library book project Borrowed: [more]
Dec 4, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
ChrisWhen I first met Chris Schumaker he was a sculptor. He also worked with pastel on paper and the imagery was very much about three-dimensional space. Nearly twenty years later, I stepped into his studio to find he is now an accomplished painter of fourteen years working from an extremely informed and intuitive position. We [more]
Dec 4, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Mira7Mira Gandy’s work revolves around the female self-image, incorporating both cultural-diversity and race.  She often parallels these topics with media representations of women within these contexts as well, and addresses issues such as the advertising of self-mutilation (like bleaching creams and cosmetic surgery).   The work includes collage and painting, and grasps the emotional toll media [more]
Dec 4, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Curtis WeaverCurtis Weaver is a multi-media artist who melds science fiction and art by creating a living creature that reaches through many facets often attributed to the human race.  His creatures might be faceless, but are made up of biological elements such as tongues and lips, as well as tree branches and fluids.  They are then [more]
Nov 27, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Inglewood Open Studios 2014Today, Meg and I visited over thirty artists at the Inglewood Open Studios. Checkout their websites below: Carmen Argote – http://www.carmenargote.com/ Lucy Blake-Elahi – http://lucyblakestudio.com/www.lucyblakestudio.com/LucyBlake-Elahi.html Virginia Broersma – http://virginiabroersma.com/ Miri Chais – http://www.mirichais.com/ Martin Durazo – http://martindurazo.com/ Renee Fox – http://www.reneeafox.com/ Karen Hampton – http://www.kdhampton.com/ Ricardo Harris-Fuentes – http://ricardoharrisfuentes.com/home.html Shelley Heffler – http://www.shelleyheffler.com/ Ichiro Irie [more]
Nov 16, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
LuisLuis Serrano adopted Kenneth Hahn Park as his outdoor studio over 12 years ago. We met near the park’s entrance and went for a short walk to an area of bushes and trees that he’s been focusing his attention on for the last few months. When we made our way back to his car he [more]
Nov 16, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Aaron MorseAaron Morse is in the middle of working on a large scale mural that is a private commission for a historic craftsman house in Los Angeles. The mural is definitely an extension of Aaron’s painting and builds upon his interest in landscape, menagerie, and evolutionary sequencing. As we talked about this large project we did [more]
Nov 15, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
robin5Robin Palanker grew up in Buffalo, New York. She first came to California to study at Cal Arts in Valencia in the early 1970s. She was a figurative drawer who had a strong interest in theater and dance and was caught navigating her way between the feminist art program and David Salle. Immediately after she [more]
Nov 15, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
numa4I met with Numa Perrier in her home studio in Leimert Park.  Actress, Artist, Writer, Filmmaker & Designer, Numa has a multi-faceted practice and her work stems from the personal. She uses narrative to explore themes of identity, sensuality and domestic life in her films, photography and large scale installations. During the visit, we watched [more]

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