Art + Design

Holly Coulis’ Modern Still Lifes at Cherry and Martin

Holly Coulis’ new oil-on-linen paintings currently on display at Culver City’s Cherry and Martin gallery are instantly appealing with their jubilant tone, bright pastel colors, bold outlines, and charming depictions of everyday objects such as fruit, cigarettes, and boiling tea kettles. Here, Coulis captures the magic of daily life...

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Kelly Breez’s Dual Exhibitions in Miami’s Design District

Artist Kelly Breez has two timely exhibitions in Miami’s Design District: FAKE NEWS at Locust Projects, and Fuck It Will Set You Free at Primary. An illustrator with a penchant for various Americanas and caricature, the two exhibitions showcase her bold, resin-dipped drawings, revealing her interest in various vernaculars,...

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‘Heartbreak Hotel’ Group Show at INVISIBLE-EXPORTS

Brokenhearted? Woeful? Melancholic? Fret not. As Elvis reminds us in his 1972 track “Heartbreak Hotel,” we’re all in this together, at one point or another. It’s that same notion that defines a current group show of the same title at INVISIBLE-EXPORTS. Although it’s always crowded, you can always find some room,...

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Joseph Beuys at West Hollywood’s CMay Gallery

The seeming banality of so much of the material Beuys incorporated into his multiples was at once a response to Pop Art, a critique of modern Western consumption (he was for a time put under the rubric “Capitalist Realism” along with Gerhard Richter, Sigmar Polke, et. al.), and a...

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Stefan Heyne: Super Vision at Diane Rosenstein

“By frustrating our viewing process and our need to know what an image ‘is,’  forces our active participation in the work, and highlights the subjectivity of experience in the process. As he probes the boundaries of photography—how it is defined and what it can, and cannot, depict—he finds...

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Exploring the Concept of Memory at HistoryMiami

Memory is a funny thing: personal yet collective, widely studied yet little understood. It is something that people depend on, and yet, take for granted. At HistoryMiami Museum, a new exhibition titled MemoryLab will explore the concept of memory, as well as the memories that construct the place we...

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Congolese Plantation Workers Art League in NYC

In the Congo, plantation workers receive extremely low wages in order to produce cacao, palm oil, and other crops. Even though cacao is a primary ingredient in the global $100 billion chocolate industry—and palm oil is a ubiquitous ingredient of household items—these workers barely make enough money to survive....

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Pedro E. Guerrero: Calder & Nevelson, In Their Studios

Celebrating the centennial of photographer Pedro E. Guerrero’s birth in 1917, Los Angeles’ Edward Cella Art & Architecture gallery is currently exhibiting Guerrero: Calder & Nevelson, In Their Studios, a collection of work from Guerrero’s estate documenting renowned sculptors Alexander Calder and Louise Nevelson at work. Born in Casa...

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‘Progressive Praxis’ at Miami’s de la Cruz Collection

In Miami’s Design District, there’s a contemporary art collection like no other in the city. Privately funded but free to the public, the de la Cruz Collection is contained in a 30,000 square foot white cube complex. With a yearly rotating exhibition, each show is just a sliver culled...

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The Harrisons at Hollywood’s Various Small Fires

“Our work begins when we perceive an anomaly in the environment that is the result of opposing beliefs or contradictory metaphors. Moments when reality no longer appears seamless and the cost of belief has become outrageous offer the opportunity to create new spaces — first in the mind and...

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