Scott Listfield’s Astronaut Lands In LA in 1984.

Scott Listfield Astronaut paintings

Along with several of my quirky passions I have a love of all things astronaut, so it’s no surprise that painter Scott Listfield is one of my favorite contemporary artists. Listfield has a new show featuring some of his most recent work on view at Thinkspace’s 2018 project room. The exhibit, entitled 1984, features paintings of a single astronaut, a recurring them in Scott’s works since 1999, who appears to have landed in Los Angeles. (more…)

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Everything Loose Will Land In LA | New Work from Paul Davies

Paul Davies Everything Loose Will Land In LA

Artist Paul Davies has a new an exhibit at Sydney, Australia’s OLSEN Gallery featuring original paintings and digital collages on which he’s been working for the past three years. “Everything Loose Will Land In LA” opens today August 30th and runs through September 17th. (more…)

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Victor Solomon’s Literally Balling

Victor Solomon’s series “Literally Balling” capitalizes on the level of cultural dominance achieved by the sport of basketball and its stars. By recreating basketball hoops and backboards with appropriated luxury materials he satirizes the religious devotion to the sport while simultaneously commenting on the fragility of luxury. (more…)

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23 Year Old Artist Delfin Finley’s First Solo Show Is A Huge Hit

delfin finley solo show

He’s young, black and supremely talented. Delfin Finley is the brother of gifted artist/muralist/photographer Koshin Finley and son of LA’s Renegade ‘Gangsta’ Gardner Ron Finley. His first solo show Some Things Never Change has introduced him to the art world and they are fully embracing him by buying up his pieces left and right. (more…)

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Alex Blas: From Barbie Couture To Figurative Painting

Alex Blas: From Barbie Couture To Figurative Painting
Day off #2, 2006, oil on canvas, 24" x 36"

Paintings by Alex Blas

I just recently learned of fashion designer Alex Blas’ paintings. I had no idea he was a figurative painter in addition to designing high-end fashions for both people and Barbie dolls or almost a decade now. But he is. And one whose work you ought to see. (more…)

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