All Blog Posts Tagged 'Art' (45)

Lost Dog

I've written before about my love for lost pet signs. Hope this one -- offering $1,000 for an 11 lb. Malti-poo -- works. …

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Added by Scupine on September 23, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Don't Miss: Korin Faught's "Voices of the Lake" at Corey Helford Gallery in the Culver City Art District

"Voices from the Lake," is an exceptional exhibition of oil paintings by Korin Faught – at the Corey Helford Gallery at 8522 Washington Boulevard in the Art District of Culver City. The work will is only scheduled to…

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Added by Scupine on September 22, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Eight Silly Questions: With Space Invaders Artist Jason Torchinsky

 

As previously reported, giant wooden Space…

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Added by Scupine on September 21, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Space Invaders are Built and On Their Way to Downtown Culver City

Gigantic wooden "Space Invaders" will be touching down in downtown Culver City this week or next. As I explained back in June, the sculptures were commissioned by the City of Culver City as a game-themed…

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Added by Scupine on September 20, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Video Shows Rainbow Artist Tony Tasset at Work

In anticipation of the arrival of the nine-story "Rainbow," which will soon tower about Sony Pictures Entertainment Studio in Culver City, here's a video of artist Tony Tasset at work installing another of his giant, iconic sculptures, "Eye."

In the video,…

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Added by Scupine on September 19, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Legendary Minimalist Composer Terry Riley to Perform with the Calder Quartet in Culver City

Terry Riley, the composer of such seminal pieces of minimalism as "In C" and "Poppy Nogood" will perform at Blum & Poe Gallery in Culver CIty this Wednesday, September 14. Riley will perform with the Calder Quartet, a group based out of the based out of the Colburn School in downtown Los…

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Added by Scupine on September 12, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Moby To Appear at the Kopeikin Gallery to Sign His Book

Musician Moby (real name Richard Melville Hall) will appear at the Kopeikin Gallery this Saturday, September 10th, from 6:00 to 8:00. He will be available to sign his new book of photography, featuring images taken while he was on…

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Added by Scupine on September 9, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The Christo Effect in Culver City

There's something about wrapping an enormous building like this. I realize it's for a mundane reason -- termites -- but it still reminds me of Christo wrapping…

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Added by Scupine on September 4, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Who is Stacking Rocks in Ballona Creek? Mystery Sort-of Solved!

I had often wondered about the stacked rocks along the Ballona Creek bike path in Marina del Rey, so I was understandably excited to come across an article in the April 2011 issue of the …

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Added by Scupine on August 20, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Artist Ed Ruscha's Studio is Now in Culver City

According to this L.A. Weekly article, legendary visual artist, national treasure, and personal hero Ed Ruscha has moved his studio to Culver City.

The article points out that Ruscha's…

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Added by Scupine on August 18, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Seen on the Streets of Culver CIty: The Cosmic Bus

The other day, this crazy and completely fantastic bus was parked on Washington Boulevard near the DMV. The vehicle had Texas plates, and I haven't seen it since, so it must have been just passing through. Fare thee well, Oh Cosmic Bus.…



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Added by Scupine on August 12, 2011 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Shepard Fairey Street Art in Culver City

Shepard Fairey's enormous new mural on the side of the West Hollywood Public Library (below) is getting all the attention right now (and deservedly so, it's spectacular.)…

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Added by Scupine on August 2, 2011 at 5:56pm — No Comments

Go: Jeffrey Milstein's "Cuba: On the Streets" at Kopeikin Gallery

Until August 27, you have the chance to see an exhibit of the beautiful photography of Jeffrey Milstein at Kopeikin Gallery at 2755 S. La Cienega in the Art District of Culver City.…

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Added by Scupine on July 29, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Culver City Public Theatre Performs in Carlson Park Every Saturday and Sunday in July

Last Saturday, on the way to the Eat Real Festival, my wife and I stumbled upon this very charming performance in Carlson Park

It…

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Added by Scupine on July 21, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Tonight! Eleven Galleries in Culver City's Art District Celebrate New Shows

This Saturday (tonight), between 6 and 8 p.m., eleven galleries in Culver City's Art District will celebrate the openings of new shows. These openings are free and open to the public -- and are always great places to see some amazing contemporary art, have a couple of plastic cups of…

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Added by Scupine on July 15, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Latest Mural in Culver City is by Artist Andrew Hem

As previously reported, there is a new mural at…

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Added by Scupine on July 6, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Slideshow of Giggle and Pop Performing at the Culver City Artwalk





Gary Baseman's "Giggle and Pop!" performed at ARTWALK Culver City. I'm so sorry I missed them. They look like they were having fun!


According to creator Gary Baseman, the ChouChous (those figures in pink) take away negative energy and hate (and, incidently, excretes it as creamy, gooey love...uh...yuk?). The ChouChous were performed by the…
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Added by Scupine on June 30, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

First Look: Space Invaders are Coming (Temporarily) to Downtown Culver City

Culver City is about to be invaded by giant, pixelated space-creatures. On Tuesday the 14th, the Culver City Cultural Arts commission unanimously selected the proposal of local artist Jason Torchinsky to temporarily install 4 to 6 large three-dimensional renditions of the iconic Space Invaders…

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Added by Scupine on June 21, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

New Yorker magazine Lauds CC Architect Eric Owen Moss

In the December 20, 2010, issue of the New Yorker, Paul Goldberger profiled Eric Owen Moss, the 76-year-old UCLA alum who has made Culver City's Hayden Tract his architectural playground since he started building there in the early 1990s. The above photo was taken by Richard Barnes for the…

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Added by Scupine on June 20, 2011 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Murals of Culver City: Herakut

On April 29, internationally renowned German muralists and street artists collaborated to create three new murals at…

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Added by Scupine on May 18, 2011 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

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