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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

Aug 6, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
We met Matt Carter at his current group show, The Road, at Luis De Jesus Gallery on La Cienega.  Carter’s current work is a study on the harlequin and the diamond, argyle pattern often associated with the character.  He focuses on the clown’s privilege to be the taboo, anti-social personality in our society and reveals [...]
Aug 6, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Erika Rothenberg is an artist with a sense of humor.  Her over-the-top social commentary points out the ridiculous and sublime of the human experience. Currently, she is grappling with the “future” as her subject matter and is tackling the apocalypse. She is looking at the different taxonomies in how the world will end as portrayed [...]
Aug 6, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
William Mahan, or Bill, has been at his West Adams studio for 25 years.  The large space is filled with his paintings and collages.  He often paints the same image, mostly relics or decaying make-shift monuments he found and photographed in Mexico.  His collages are made with slices of old billboards when they were printed [...]
Aug 6, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Les Biller’s paintings are a mixture of cityscapes, figurative expressionism and still life’s. Using the playful bright colors of Matisse and the romantic golden spectrum of Gauguin, his paintings come alive with images that move through a world of fantasy. Currently he is working on a series that is based on the spa and bathers [...]
Aug 5, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Kathryn  Jacobi  was born in New York but has spent most of her life in California. She has been an artist for 45 years. Classically trained, she counts the early Northern European Renaissance painters Durer, Hans Holbein the Younger and Roger Van der Weyden among her greatest influences. Jacobi studied painting, drawing, graphics and photography at [...]
Aug 5, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Annetta Kapon works in sculpture, installation and video. Kapon was born in Athens, Greece, and now lives in Los Angeles. She has exhibited in the United States and abroad since 1982. She is a Professor and Assistant Chair in Graduate Studies at Otis College of Art and Design, where she teaches both studio and theory [...]
Jul 22, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
“Born 1949, New York City. U.S.A.  I have been an artist since childhood, for 56 years.  I consider that the best is still ahead of me.  It is my identity.  I draw, paint and sculpt.  Re: music, I play and compose on acoustic guitar.  For more than a decade now, my subject matter in art [...]
Jul 22, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
“Bruria Finkel creates works of art in a variety of media. These take the form of both temporary and permanent installations. She has participated in over 72 solo and group exhibitions in the United States and Europe. Her work is also found in many private and public collections, including the archives of the Smithsonian America [...]
Jul 22, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Joan Robey and Tom Walker are each sculptors in their own right and for the last few years they have been collaborating on large scale art installations and discreet and functional objects.  Tom teaches a 10-week long metal workshop at Otis. Joan was one of his students and that is how they began working together [...]
Jul 17, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Ginger Van Hook was born in Argentina and grew up in Los Angeles. She currently lives and works from her home studio in Inglewood with artist/husband, Luke Van Hook. Her photographs focus on landscapes and still life’s investigating the relation between the “Beauty” of nature like gardens and the “Beast” of pollution of nature like [...]

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