News, Video, Art, Venice Beach
Posted Nov. 23, 2015, 9:13 am
Venice Beach has long been home to many local artists and art lovers. Becoming a Venice Art Crawl volunteer is a great way to be hands-on in the Venice art community.
Posted Nov. 13, 2015, 8:21 am
For supporters of the Chain Reaction sculpture near the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Tuesday was a major victory following the City Council’s unanimous vote to grant funds up to $275,000 to restore the peace sculpture.
Posted Oct. 21, 2015, 10:11 am
The Beverly Hills Fall Art Show drew many of the most talented painters, illustrators, sculptors, glass crafters, and other creative professionals throughout the Los Angeles area and beyond last weekend, October 17-18.
Posted Oct. 13, 2015, 10:54 am
The Santa Monica College Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery will present "Southern California Abstraction Now," a visually rich and thought-provoking group exhibition of works by 14 artists selected by curators/artists Sheldon Figoten and Jack Chipman.
Posted Aug. 28, 2015, 9:20 am
The Summer of Soul Art Exhibition is, to some Santa Monica residents, symbolized by the giant pair of neon sunglasses that people have been able to draw at the beach at the Twilight Concert Series each Thursday night.
Posted Jul. 17, 2015, 9:28 am
Santa Monica Art Studios hosts a variety of events, but it’s the artists that truly give it soul. Co-directors Yossi Govrin (an artist for more than 30 years) and Sherry Frumkin (owned a gallery for 20 years) truly understand the plight of an artist.
Posted Jul. 10, 2015, 9:32 am
Laura Korman Gallery is currently featuring works by Los Angeles-based artist Katherine Rohrbacher in the gallery’s opening exhibition called “MIRROR | MIRROR: Introspective Reflections.”
Posted Jul. 9, 2015, 9:29 am
The Santa Monica College Emeritus College Art Gallery will host an opening reception today for its Tom Krumpak: “Built & Placed” Exhibition that will remain on display through Sept. 10.
Posted Jun. 5, 2015, 11:15 am
Three artists will come together to show their art works in a celebratory art opening on Saturday, June 13 at Santa Monica Art Studios.
Posted Apr. 2, 2015, 8:26 am
The long-awaited launch of the assessment of Santa Monica's iconic landmarked 'Chain Reaction' peace sculpture near Santa Monica Civic Auditorium began on Wednesday.
Posted Dec. 4, 2014, 8:58 am
Tara Gallery will welcome Chahab Tayefeh-Mohajer hailing all the way from France for his first solo exhibition at Tara Gallery. Ancient Meets Contemporary opens this Saturday, Dec. 6 through Wednesday, Dec. 24.
News, Santa Monica, Art, Hotel
Posted Nov. 30, 2014, 9:43 am
Santa Monica’s beachfront hotel Casa del Mar has commissioned celebrated local street artist Jules Muck to create an exclusive, temporary art installation at the center of its grand lobby.
Posted Nov. 29, 2014, 8:45 am
“Exuberant Birds”, a site-specific artwork created by Lauren Evans and Margaret Lazarri for the Borderline Neighborhood as a part of the Longfellow Sustainable Street Project, has been installed along Longfellow Street at three intersections — Marine, Navy, and Ozone.
Posted Nov. 18, 2014, 9:08 am
The J. Paul Getty Museum’s newest acquisition, an 1881 Edouard Manet painting for which the museum paid more than $65 million, will go on view on Nov. 25, it was reported today.
Posted Nov. 13, 2014, 9:37 am
The City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division hosts its first Artist Resource Fair this Saturday from 11 am to 2 pm. Open to all artists, the fair offers workshops and information about ways to live and work as an artist in Santa Monica, from affordable housing to health care.
Posted Nov. 6, 2014, 9:30 am
The Santa Monica History Museum is debuting an exhibit that highlights and celebrates the performances at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium.
Posted Sep. 27, 2014, 9:27 am
The annual Abbot Kinney Festival returns for its 30th year this Sunday, Sept. 28 from 10 am to 6 pm toasting to the best of world-famous Abbot Kinney Boulevard.
Posted Sep. 19, 2014, 7:15 am
The future of the Muir Woods mural that adorns the Lincoln Blvd. and Ocean Park corner of Olympic High School in Santa Monica is uncertain, with parties for and against the current design, heading to mediation.
Posted Sep. 6, 2014, 9:33 am
A public support demonstration will be held today, Sept. 6 from 12-1 pm at noted artist Jane Golden's 1978 "Muir Woods" mural in Santa Monica, which is located at the corner of Lincoln Blvd. and Ocean Park Blvd.
Posted Jun. 25, 2014, 9:08 am
Iconic murals in Venice, South Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley and other parts of Los Angeles could be restored as part of a $750,000 program approved by the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday.
Posted May. 26, 2014, 12:00 am
What started out as a small grassroots organization in the 1970s with a passion to help kids now stands as Free Arts for Abused Children, a nonprofit organization that trains and places volunteers to work with victims of child abuse.
Posted May. 23, 2014, 8:00 am
This Saturday, May 24, bG Gallery presents “Three-Winged Chrysalis” as its inaugural show for the official grand opening.
Posted May. 17, 2014, 8:00 am
An acrylic painting workshop will be hosted by the Malibu Senior Center on May 23.
Posted May. 16, 2014, 8:10 am
Conceptual artist, author, and psychotherapist Michelle Fiordaliso playfully comments on the use of prescription medication in today’s world in her exhibit “No Side Effects” that opened Thursday at Semi Precious on Montana Avenue.
Posted May. 9, 2014, 6:00 am
Five artists will be honored at this year’s Herb Alpert Awards in the Arts event today in Santa Monica. Hosted at the Herb Alpert Foundation in downtown Santa Monica, the awards luncheon will be celebrating 20 years of supporting risk-taking artists and 100 award recipients.