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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

Nov 11, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
030Twenty-five years ago, Marina Moevs was a figurative painter in New York; then, after moving to Los Angeles, she began painting landscapes.  (Her first studio in LA was near the Woman’s Building.)  Moevs’ paintings are a smooth, subtle representation of landscapes nearly washed away by light.  In her own words, she is “burning through landscape [more]
Nov 11, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
019Artist Soo Kim was born in South Korea and moved to Los Angeles in 1980. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from U C Riverside, and later combined studies in critical writing, art, and film at Cal Arts for her MFA. She currently teaches in the Fine Arts department at Otis College of Art [more]
Nov 10, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Juan CapistrànJuan Capistràn’s studio is among the many on West Exposition Blvd, where the new Metro train runs from USC to Culver City.  Here, Capistràn creates, “multidisciplinary projects that question notions of class, identity, power and revolution.”   Capistràn was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and grew up in South Central Los Angeles.  He received his BFA from [more]
Oct 31, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Todd 4Artists and partners Todd Gray and Kyungmi Shin  live in “the Dons” of Baldwin Hills, where their hilltop home doubles as their art studios.  Todd Gray is a photographer, performer and professor. For some time he has been documenting private performances in his studio and out on his property in Ghana. Using shaving cream as [more]
Oct 30, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Aili 1Aili Schmeltz was recently awarded the California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Arts.  Her recent work includes large scale drawings and sculptures that are informed by utopic architecture, monuments of fallen philosophies, and oscillating patterns that create dimensional, psychedelic surfaces.  Her current series, Psionic Generators, are adaptations of forms from a 1970s new age book [more]
Oct 30, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Gev 2David Gev is a glass artist who works from his home studio in the Palms neighborhood.  He is a second generation Holocaust survivor who grew up in Israel and came to the US in 1987 to pursue a Master’s degree at USC.  Gev views his work as a healing process and a journey for personal [more]
Oct 10, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Zeal 1Zeal Harris creates art from personal narratives and is working on a graphic novel as well.  Her work is rich with content and color, and the scenes are full of simultaneous actions.  Harris grew up in Virginia where she worked as a portrait and caricature artist at Busch Gardens in Colonial Williamsburg.  She received her [more]
Oct 10, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Steven Bankhead 4Steven Bankhead teaches at Otis College of Art and Design, Compton College and Fullerton College.  When he isn’t teaching he is probably making art or barbequing.  Originally from Alabama, one of his first jobs was at a BBQ restaurant – hence his obsession with meat.  As part of his practice, Bankhead regularly organizes large BBQs [more]
Oct 10, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Randy Holland 2Randy Holland’s West Adams studio is full of totem-like redwood structures that he carves, paints, and tans. Some of these spindly tall pieces of wood resemble knobby horse legs or bones. Sometimes he casts the sculptures in bronze and integrates them into a water features. Holland has also been creating three dimensional paintings by stretching [more]
Oct 10, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Mara Lonner 3Mara Lonner’s black velvet pieces are beautifully crafted and tell of events and animals that have once had their time here on earth, but are now remnants of history.  The pigeon, “Martha,” was the very last Passenger Pigeon, a breed native to the United States, that died in captivity in 1934.  You can see the [...]

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