Sneak Peek of The Citiscape Show VIII at George Billis

I LOVE the Citiscape shows at George Billis. No surprise given that several of the participating artists are either personal friends or artists about whose work I have previously written or presently own. Danny Heller, Alex Blas, Rick Monzon and Matthew de Mosier (who kindly credits me with his inclusion in the show) are among the many artists whose work is featured. Opening tomorrow in Culver City, Los Angeles, the Citiscape Show VIII at George Billis exhibits contemporary paintings of Los Angeles – from suburbs to city and beaches to bars –  in various mediums, sizes and styles by some of the most talented contemporary and emerging artists. Read more

Freeways and Overpasses: An Artist’s Muse, Part II


above: Ben Aronson‘s Closed Ramp, Westside Highway

There has been such an ongoing interest in a post I did months ago, called “Freeways and Overpasses; An Artist’s Muse”  that it’s time for Freeways and Overpasses; Part II. Read more

Artists Take The Plunge: Part III – More Pool Paintings.


Above: Robert Floyd’s “Poolside”

This post is the third in a series. A continuation of yesterday’s Artists Take The Plunge, Part II, which featured more than 50 paintings of people swimming, in and around pools and of the first post in the series, Artists Take The Plunge: The Swimming Pool As Subject. Read more

Artists Take The Plunge: The Swimming Pool As Subject.


Above: My now stolen pool painting by Christy Botkin Reeves, 48″ x 72″

I got such a wonderful response to my post about varying artists’ freeway and overpass paintings, that I thought I’d do the same with one of my other favorite subjects: the swimming pool. Read more