Archive for the ‘non profit spaces’ Category

Brandeis’ decision has been met with harsh criticism from local arts leaders and the wider higher education community.  However, the decision does not come as a shock.  David Robertson, a Northwestern University professor and president of the Association of College and University Museums and Galleries explained:   “Clearly, what’s happening with Brandeis now is that […]

By Emily Waldorf Wouldn’t it be wonderful to buy a piece of original art, knowing that it would not only look gorgeous in your house but also help someone in a meaningful and concrete way?  Piece by Piece is a nonprofit organization that sponsors mosaic arts workshops free of charge for very low income and […]

By Laura Gatewood Resisting the pull of the tortured soul cliché, painter Edgar Arceneaux has managed to attain both artistic and commercial prominence while also taking up the mantle of community service as director of the Watts House Project in South Central Los Angeles.  His often conceptual artwork explores themes of memory, perception, and how […]

By Emily Waldorf ArtForum’s Kate Sutton reports live from the scene in Moscow at the A-list openings of the Ilya and Emilia Kabakov retrospective at Dasha Zhukova‘s Center for Contemporary Culture and Gagosian Gallery’s exhibition, for what you are about to receive.  According to Bloomberg, Gagosian makes half of all global sales to Russians. Click […]

Roman Abramovich’s girlfriend, the beautiful and understated Dasha Zhukova, 27, was featured in a New York Times piece, “Russian & Rich:  Art’s New Tastemaker.” The 41 year old Abramovich is already a power player in the international art world, having set auction records for Degas, Lucian Freud, Francis Bacon, and Giacometti, among others. Now it […]

On September 7, 2008, nonprofit arts space, LAxArt, is organizing a ticketed event to benefit it’s contemporary arts programming.  A hot mix of 100 Los Angeles based celebrities, artists, designers, executives, and photographers have been asked to create one photographic work each with a disposable camera based on the theme, “Who is Los Angeles?”  Entrance […]