Remembering Artist John Baldessari

remembering artist John Baldessari

The world lost artist John Baldessari last week at his home in Venice, Los Angeles. Passing away at the age of 88, he left us with some of the most inventive, ironic and unusual art in multiple mediums, forever cementing his place in Art History as The Godfather of Conceptual Art. Read more

Lush, Ethereal Portraits by Artist Soey Milk

‘Inflorescence’ 60″x48″, Oil on linen, 2018

We love featuring the work of young and upcoming artists with you on this blog. There are just so many talented ones out there, it’s always hard to choose which one, but today we’re sharing with you a series of figurative paintings by Los Angeles-based Korean artist Soey Milk. Read more

Gina Minichino’s Oil Paintings of Iconic Candy and Comfort Food.

A few years back we introduced you to the work of Margaret Morrison, an artist who paints childhood toys and nostalgic candies photo-realistically in oils. Now meet Gina Minichino, another talented artist who works in oils to depict classic American comfort foods and iconic candy and treats. Read more

SFMOMA’s Send Me Answers Questions With Art

SFMOMA's Send Me

The San Francisco MOMA has been flooded with texts that they respond to with an image from the Northern California Museums’ entire collection. “Send Me SFMOMA” is your guide to the art housed in the newly renovated museum. Ask for a color, a subject, a feeling and your text will receive a response with an image from the art collection. Read more

UNDERBELLY is Back, Better and Showing At Fathom Gallery

Underbelly Kathy Hepinstall and Rohitash Rao

What do you get when you put two talented long-time friends with a slightly perverse sense of humor together? You get Underbelly – a collection of witty, insightful and aesthetically compelling single panel comics that reveal the darker side of culture and society. Now turned into paintings, they will be exhibited at Fathom Gallery in Los Angeles. Read more

Recent Work from Figurative Painter Jonathan Wateridge

Jonathan Wateridge Enclave Paintings

One of the leading figurative painters of his generation, Jonathan Wateridge (born in Zambia, 1972) recently exhibited his latest work, a collection of paintings named Enclave, at Pace London. It’s not easy to find the work from this show. A fan of his, I was looking forward to seeing the paintings from the exhibit, but they exist neither on PACE Gallery’s site nor on the site of the artist. Read more

Artist David FeBland Depicts Urban Life In Los Angeles

How I Learned to Swim by David FeBland
above: David Febland, How I Learned to Swim 30″ x 48″ Oil on Canvas

It’s no secret that I have a thing for artwork that features swimming and a love for swimming pools. So whenever I come across an artist whose work features this subject matter, I love to dive – pardon the pun, a little deeper into their work. Read more

Not Eggsactly Your Typical Easter Art: Urs Fischer

For Easter this year, I wanted to share something less traditional than your typical dyed Easter Eggs and even more unusual than Bunnies, Rabbits & Hares or the myriad artistic interpretations of The Last Supper I have curated on Pinterest. And I found artist Urs Fischer’s giant hard boiled eggs obscuring Hollywood head shots to be just the thing. Read more