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I've written before about my love for lost pet signs. Hope this one -- offering $1,000 for an 11 lb. Malti-poo -- works. …Continue
Added by Scupine on September 23, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
"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 show until September 24, so get down to see them quickly -- it's the gallery…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 22, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Added by Scupine on September 21, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
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 temporary art installation in conjunction with the 2011 …Continue
Added by Scupine on September 20, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
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,…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 19, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
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 Angeles.
The bad news is the tickets are $100 apiece. The good news…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 12, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
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 tour this past summer in support of his latest album. Kopeikin Gallery's latest…Continue
Added by Scupine on September 9, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Added by Scupine on September 4, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
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 Ballona Creek Renaissance newsletter that addressed…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 20, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments
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 long-time studio in Venice -- on Palms and Electric Ave., behind the Brig…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 18, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
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.Continue
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.)…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 2, 2011 at 5:56pm — No Comments
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.
Focusing on streetscapes and street life in Havana,…Continue
Added by Scupine on July 29, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
It was "Big Bad Wolf Tales," a fun children's play being…Continue
Added by Scupine on July 21, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
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 cheap white wine, and people-watch.
All the galleries are within a…Continue
Added by Scupine on July 15, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments
As previously reported, there is a new mural at the BrandedArt building, one block west of National & Washington in Culver City. Completed on Sunday, July 3rd,…Continue
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Added by Scupine on June 30, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
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 from 80s video games. The Culver City Council will likely accept the commission's…Continue
Added by Scupine on June 21, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
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 article.