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Is the Growing String of Chinese Art Thefts OK?
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Is the Growing String of Chinese Art Thefts OK?

By Galen Patterson The heists appear to have begun in 2010, when a Swedish museum was broken into by professional burglars. The only items stolen throughout the entire museum were relics taken from China, over the course of the Swedish East India Company’s existence from the mid-1700s to the early 1800s. Soon after, a string…

Aug. 24 – Aug. 30
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Aug. 24 – Aug. 30

EDITOR’S PICK Street Food Cinema Screening at Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, Aug. 25 at 8:30 p.m. (301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007). This will be an outdoor screening of the comedy “Bridesmaids” with live music before the showing by the band Curtsy. Advanced tickets in the reserved section are $19 for…

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Debbie Korbel – Studio Visit

By Jeff Davis I recently had the opportunity to visit the sculpture studio of Debbie Korbel which is located within the massive 44,000 square foot Hawthorne Arts Complex. Debbie is one of about 60+ artists (painters, sculptors, ceramicist, photographers, resin and fiber artists) that maintain a working studio at the art mega-space. Entering her 400…

July 27 – Aug. 2
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July 27 – Aug. 2

EDITOR’S PICK California Dreamin’ at The Langham Huntington, July 29 from 5 – 9 p.m. (1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106). Get into the season’s spirit with an evening of your favorite grilled summer dishes, seafood, sides and sweets, plus wine and local craft beer, featuring a live band and lawn games. Tickets…

Pageant of the Masters Takes Guests ‘Under the Sun’
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Pageant of the Masters Takes Guests ‘Under the Sun’

By Greg Aragon Southern California is full of beauty and magic, and one the region’s most unique and mesmerizing spectacles is the Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach. Held each summer in an open-air canyon theater, the event is something that any lover of art and culture should experience at least once. Now in…

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Beyond The Streets: Graffiti and Street Art in DTLA

By Jeff Davis Beyond The Streets is a multimedia showcase of graffiti, street art, murals, photography, sculpture, and rooms size installation currently on exhibit in downtown LA through July 6th, 2018. The show is housed in a 40,000 square foot warehouse located at 1667 N. Main Street, LA, CA 90012. Although billed as “The Definitive Showcase…

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New Works: Mark Bradford

By Jeff Davis “Mark Bradford New Works” is currently on exhibit at Hauser & Wirth located in the Downtown Arts District through May 20, 2018. The show is the Los Angeles based artist’s first in an LA gallery in over 15 years. 10 new abstract works are displayed in the museum-like gallery’s light drenched front…

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New Works: Gisela Colon & Patrick Wilson

By Jeff Davis Gisela Colon: New Sculpture, is on exhibit at Diane Rosenstein Gallery through March 3rd, 2018. In addition the artist’s wall mounted blow-molded acrylic pods the show also presents two of her gigantic parabolic monoliths towering 12 and 15 feet high respectively and a large freestanding rectangular monolith. The pods or “Non-Specific Objects” are an…

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New Works: Audra Weaser and Sarah Williams

New works by Audra Weaser (“Sea Level”) and Sarah Williams (“Speed Trap Towns”) are currently on exhibit at George Billis Gallery in Culver City through February 17th, 2018. While Weaser and Williams works seem at the opposite end of the spectrum in terms of subject matter and technique, both do an excellent job of illustrating…

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2018 L.A. Art Fair Preview – Monthly Art Column

By Jeff Davis Once again the Art Show season is starting in LA and around the world. Art Basel Miami will have already opened and closed by the time you read this, but fear not, LA’s art shows won’t open until January and the guide below will help you pick and choose from the diverse…

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