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ANDY MOSES

ANDY MOSES, (American, 1962)
Morphology 1204, 2013
acrylic on concave panel
60 x 54 inches
(Courtesy William Turner Gallery)

California-based artist Andy Moses is interested in pushing the physical properties of paint through chemical reactions, viscosity interference, and gravity to create elaborate compositions that mimic nature and its forces. His paintings are simultaneously abstract and representational, giving perceptions of natural vistas such as distant landscapes, moving water, or aerial views.

Contact Perkey Fine Art Advisor for more information on this painting and other available works by Andy Moses.

Art Platform-Los Angeles Art Fair 2012

Art Platform Los Angeles Art Fair 2012 Come to the international art fair this weekend! With over 80 exhibitors, you can enjoy art from around the world at Art Platform-Los Angeles, a modern and contemporary art fair now in its second year in L.A. It will be held Sept. 28-30 at historic Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport in Santa Monica, CA.

Also you will have an opportunity to attend various enlightening panel discussions which will be presented at Art Platform each day. Plus check out a number of special exhibitions such as the Art Platform Projection Series which features a number of interactive and generative works by some of today’s most exciting contemporary digital artists seen at key points throughout the venue.

Contact Perkey Fine Art Advisor to receive our picks for the “must see” artworks at Art Platform-Los Angeles.

For more details and admission tickets, visit www.artplatform-losangeles.com. We will be there, and we forward to seeing you!

ARTmageddon: Less Car. More Art!

An artful antidote to Carmageddon Los Angeles traffic Instead of stressing in traffic during Carmageddon II (the Los Angeles 405 Freeway closure on Sept. 29-30), why not stay in your neighborhood and enjoy some art? Walk, bike or metro to an art event near you this coming weekend for ARTmageddon, an artful antidote to Carmageddon. More than 100 artists, art organizations and community partners have teamed up for ARTmageddon.

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NEW.ART.NOW: Don’t Miss the First Art Bienniel in Los Angeles

Made in L.A. 2012 First Los Angeles Biennial

See sixty up-and-coming artists at the first Los Angeles biennial, now through Sept. 2, 2012, at the Hammer Museum, LAXART, and Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery

Summer is ending soon. So is the first ever Los Angeles biennial, Made in L.A. 2012.

You have just two weeks left to see Made in L.A. 2012, and I hope you will. I love recommending exhibitions that can give busy people like you a unique and enlightening art experience in a single encounter. Made in L.A. 2012 is one of those events.

Featuring sixty artists, it offers a snapshot of the current art trends and practices flowing out of Los Angeles, one of the most active and energetic art communities worldwide! The emphasis is on up-and-coming and under-recognized artists, and will debut new installations, videos, sculptures, performances, and paintings produced especially for the biennial.

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Who Will Be the Next Most Collectible Artist?

Amanda Ross-Ho at MOCA Pacific Design Center

Amanda Ross-Ho HALF OF WHAT I SAY IS MEANINGLESS, 2008, installation view. Photo Credit: Robert Wedemeyer

Check out predictions by Art+Auction Magazine of 50 artists whose works may have “room to grow aesthetically and rise in terms of monetary value” in the future.

Is your favorite artist in this list? What do you think of the magazine’s picks? Please let us know in the comments or on our website.

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ED MOSES, Black on White, 2011, 96 x 78 inches

ED MOSES (American, born 1926)
Black on White, 2011
Oil and acrylic on canvas
96 x 78 inches
(Courtesy William Turner Gallery)

Art Fair Opens with Fire and Ice

Judy Chicago Disappearing Environments at Art Contemporary Los Angeles 2012

Disappearing Environments by Judy Chicago and Materials & Applications at ALAC 2012


Preview night of Art Los Angeles Contemporary was enlivened by an installation created with 25 tons of dry ice and glowing flares. Presented by Judy Chicago and Materials & Applications, the piece is a reinvention of Disappearing Environments, a 1968 work by Judy Chicago, Lloyd Hamrol, and Eric Orr.

Art Los Angeles Contemporary, the international contemporary art fair of the West Coast, brings together 70 blue chip and emerging galleries from around the world with a focus on Los Angeles galleries. Visit ALAC January 19-22, 2012 at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California.

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Give An Art Gift To Enjoy the Whole Year!

Los Angeles County Museum of Art installation by Chris Burden

A forest of city street lights at LACMA, by Los Angeles-based artist Chris Burden, titled Urban Lights

LACMA Holiday Special: FREE 3 gift museum memberships when you buy 3. Support the museum and give someone special a great gift! Membership includes free admission to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for twelve months, plus many other member benefits.

You can sign up online, or call LACMA at 323-857-6151 or visit a LACMA ticket office during regular museum hours. Order by 12/9/11 if you would like your gift memberships to arrive by Christmas. Special offer valid through 12/31/11.

I hope you will enjoy your visits to LACMA, where you can see these engaging exhibitions (and more) currently on view:
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Three New Art Fairs Open in L.A.

New Art Fairs Launch in Los Angeles In addition to Pacific Standard Time, the unprecedented collaboration of more than sixty cultural institutions across Southern California coming together to tell the story of the birth of the L.A. art scene, three art fairs launch this weekend in Los Angeles:

Art Platform – Los Angeles – Over 90 exhibitors gather at the LA Mart downtown, presenting an expansive assemblage of contemporary art, ranging from exciting works by emerging artists to international blue-chip art.

Pulse Los Angeles – The Pulse art fair takes place on the Event Deck at LA Live, focusing on interesting and relatively affordable contemporary art.

Fountain LA – Set in the loft district by the L.A. River, the Fountain LA art fair showcases edgy galleries and independent artists.
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All of This and Nothing – Hammer Museum Los Angeles

All of This and Nothing at Hammer Museum 2011

Evan Holloway at All of This and Nothing at the Hammer Museum

Explore the potential for art to reveal the mysterious and the magical in everyday moments. Visit the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles to see ALL OF THIS AND NOTHING, a group show of more than 60 works by 14 artists, who take mundane materials and reinvent them into a new aesthetic life, thereby encouraging us to look at the world differently. Thursdays are a great day to visit the Hammer Museum, because admission is free and the museum is open late until 9pm.
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