Iranian expat Hossein Khosrojerdi ‘Redefining Home; Tara Gallery in Santa Monica

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“Fluidity—not stagnation—drives my work. As a contemporary artist whose life has been varied by circumstance and change, I refuse to be constrained by specific style or genre. I feel a responsibility as an artist to reflect the inconsistent reality we live in.” – Hossein KhosrojerdiLos Angeles Art Spotlight: Acclaimed Iranian expatriate Hossein Khosrojerdi will show […]

Rob Schamberger, Painter of Champions, Paints Live at WWE SummerSlam this Weekend

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Renowned wrestling artist and painter of champions, Rob Schamberger, is headed to Los Angeles to participate in the festivities leading up to SummerSlam, WWE’s biggest summer event.Starting on August 15, Schamberger will paint live outside of the panel discussions to be held at Nokia Theatre LA Live. His subject of choice? None other than the […]

From Russia, Larger Than Life: Zhenya Gershman


“There are no bad models, only bad artists. The best way for me to describe what happens when the match is just right is like rubbing two stones together — you get a spark! – Zhenya GershmanNurtured creativity, fluid survival skills in a less than optimal environment and innate artistic moxie, all carried through several […]

The Female Form Immersed In The Elements: Meet Anna Sweet


Arts Spotlight: Introducing Anna Sweet, a South Florida underwater photographer who uses artistic elements to capture the beauty of the female form in motion.Sweet’s lens reveals the sensuality and elegance of women throughout the most exotic waters of the world. From these inspiring images, truly unique mixed media is brought to life. Sweet attended the […]

Chalice California: Music, Glassblowing Artists, More in San Bernardino


Art Spotlight: In two weeks, a new festival will make its debut in the southern California city of San Bernardino.Chalice California—hosted by innovative water pipe producers Hitman Glass—is going down on July 12th and 13th at the NOS Events Center. And it is not your typical hemp convention.The stacked musical line-up features performers from a […]

Matthew Rolston’s Talking Heads First Solo Exhibit In LA, Diane Rosenstein Fine Art Gallery, June 7


Matthew Rolston has captured the inherent humanity of a rarely-seen collection of unique entertainment figures: ventriloquist dummies.In Los Angeles, Diane Rosenstein Fine Art announces Talking Heads, a solo exhibition of new photographs by Matthew Rolston.Talking Heads opens on Saturday, June 7th with a reception for the artist from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.  This is Matthew […]

Tracy Newman and Daughter Charlotte Dean Bring ‘Charlotte’s Shorts’ To LA, Details


Los Angeles Highlight: The mother/daughter comedy duo Emmy Award-winning writer, Tracy Newman and her daughter, author and writer, Charlotte Dean are directing LA’s funniest talent in Charlotte’s ShortsWho is performing?Short stories will be read by Laraine Newman, (original SNL cast member and sister of Tracy Newman/aunt of Charlotte Dean,) Lynne Stewart (Always Sunny in Philedelphia […]

Behind the Scenes Images of Lady Gaga’s G.U.Y. VIDEOS


Legos and Lady Gaga? Yup.In her newest video, G.U.Y. featuring cameos from Andy Cohen and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Gaga was transformed into LEGO® by tapping the creative mind of Brick Artist, Nathan Sawaya – who currently has an exhibition, The Art of the Brick, on display at Discovery Times Square in New […]

Roberto Gil De Montes’ First Los Angeles Solo Show in Ten Years

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Art Picks: LA Native Roberto Gil De Montes’ first solo show in nearly ten years is scheduled. De Montes grew up here in LA and still has a home in Echo Park.He will be exhibiting at the Lora Schlesinger Gallery (2525 Michigan Avenue, T3, Santa Monica, CA 90404 (310) 828-1133 )ROBERTO GIL DE MONTES: Hecho […]

Artist Jason Shawn Alexander Exhibits ‘No Good At Exits’ in Los Angeles


Tennessee born and now Los Angeles native Jason Shawn Alexander has a stunning collection of mixed media set for exhibit in Los Angeles.101/EXHIBIT gallery brings No Good At Exits, a solo exhibition from Alexander. This is the artist’s fourth solo showing with the gallery and will include new paintings on canvas and drawings.Alexander’s exhibition will […]

Barbra Streisand & Lily Collins Meet Willem Van Gogh at LA Art Show

The stars posed with family representative Willem Van Gogh & Van Gogh Museum Director Axel Rüger.

Art news: Barbra Streisand & Lily Collins Meet Willem Van Gogh at LA Art ShowBarbra Streisand and Lily Collins Attend the U.S. Premiere of the Van Gogh Museum Editions at the LA Art ShowOn Wednesday, January 15, Barbra Streisand and Lily Collins attended the U.S. premiere of the Van Gogh Museum Editions at the LA […]

Renovated Costume Institute Designated the Anna Wintour Costume Center


Metropolitan Museum to Designate Renovated Costume Institute the Anna Wintour Costume CenterFashion as art, art as fashion: Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that the Museum will designate the space occupied by The Costume Institute as the Anna Wintour Costume Center.The complex has been completely redesigned and […]