Galleries and Art Events in SoCal:
Marciano Art Foundation: Love it so much I am taking my students on Friday, my 5th visit in 3 months!
Latin American Masters: Always has beautiful work. My Creative Growth SoCal MeetUp members will attend the opening there of what promises to be another excellent exhibit, Francisco Toledo, on November 18th, 6-8 pm.
Edward Cella Gallery: Consistently excellent exhibits. Mr. Cella is one of the friendliest and most passionate art dealers in L.A. Frequent exhibition talks and special events.
Pacific Standard Time: 70 exhibits at museums + galleries through Los Angeles.
No book has affected me more this year, than Cal Newport’s, “Deep Work.” Here is my own take on it.
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Who would dream that you could gain access to the heads of the top five New York City graphic design agencies by spending $6 on Google AdWords?
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In the long run, Angelino’s applying their creativity to the ‘Greening’ of the LA River, may have a more important impact on the future livability of the city, than in any other endeavor.
Continue reading The River Under the City of the Angels
TURRELL AROUND PHOENIX
I’d been planning my Land Art Road Trip for 3 months…
…ever since I got up early on February 1st to make a reservation to see a project called
“ which is near a little town in New Mexico called Quemado. The Lightening Field,” Continue reading Road Trip to Phoenix to see James Turrell’s Art
VIDEO A long overdue journey…
On May 8th & 9th I visited Walter de Maria’s “Lightening Field,” near Quemado, New Mexico. The experience exceeded my already high expectations, and already, I’m thinking about next year.
James Turrell describes the mix of tenacity and mellowing that is changing the way he works…
James Turrell has been building his own forms of art based on experiences of light,
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Just returned from my 2nd WordCamp. This one in Orange County at UC Irvine’s Innovation Center called The Cove.
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The War of Art is one of the best books I have ever read which dispenses with the clichés and gives a much more honest view of what it takes to be a Profession Artist or Writer.
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I revised this piece at the SMOCA (Scottsdale Museum of Art), which I saw during a major Turrell exhibit they had in 2001. In fact this exhibit was my awakening to the unique power of Turrell’s art. At the exhibit opening I waited in line for almost two hours to experience his one person light shows.
The first time I saw this sky pace, there was a Baroque Quartet playing live. This time, I was lucky in having fast moving clouds above the aperture. This earlier sky space does not include the LED lighting display of the latter works. It was peaceful and calm to sit inside for fifteen minutes. Here is a time lapse video I made that day: