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Varied Landscape by Silvia Wagensberg (the buildings).

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Hale Arts Opening Tonight for New Group Show

Posted Jul. 8, 2016, 12:05 pm

Hale Arts Space is opening the invitation to a reception of their latest group show featuring works by Silvia Wagensberg and Adam Zaff. The event will be held this evening, July 8, from 5 – 8 p. m.

Damon Ramos is an artist born and raised in Santa Monica. He will be one of the popular Laguna Art-A-Fair feature artists at the event that opens today. Courtesy photo

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Santa Monica Artist Featured at Laguna

Posted Jun. 25, 2016, 9:00 am

Damon Ramos is an artist born and raised in Santa Monica. He will be one of the popular Laguna Art-A-Fair feature artists at the event that opened yesterday.

Funny zoo

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Is That a Rhino on the Road?

Posted Jun. 12, 2016, 11:41 am

If you happen to see a life-sized rhinoceros with golden horns, coated in one thousand real one-dollar bills on the streets of L.A. don’t be alarmed. The rhino is a sculpture called Rhinos Don’t Grow on Trees, by L.A. urban artist, MIDAS that is part of a six-month exhibition titled Funny Zoo L.A.


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Expo Line Art

Posted Jun. 12, 2016, 11:30 am

Now that the hoopla surrounding the Expo Line from Culver City to Santa Monica has died down a little, there’s an opportunity for riders to appreciate the artwork panels that adorn each of the seven stations from Palms to Downtown Santa Monica.

Ed Moses, Gacos, 1988, Oil and acrylic on canvas, Signed and dated in ink on verso, 78 x 66 inches, Provenance: Brian Gross Gallery, San Francisco, CAEstimate: $30,000/$50,000

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Become a Collector: Affordable Art at Auction Sunday

Posted Jun. 3, 2016, 9:08 am

Santa Monica Auctions has some great pieces for auction Sunday, including selected works of renowned artist Ed Moses for a fraction of the cost.

Virginia Avenue Park, Art, Culture, Kids, Pico Branch Library

Children's Community Art

Posted May. 7, 2016, 6:29 am

Virginia Avenue Park and Pico Branch Library held their 2nd annual Arts & Literacy festival Saturday, brightening up the space with activities galore.

art gallery

Art, Open Mind Art Space, Brandon Stanciell

Open Mind Art Space is pleased to present The Man Who Loved Flowers

Posted May. 4, 2016, 11:11 am

An opening reception will be held for the artist on Saturday, May 14th from 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, with a live, half hour-long art performance by the artist starting at 8:00 PM in which the artist will be placing flowers in a model’s hair. The exhibition will be on view from May 14th through June 11th, 2016.

Four Clowns was founded by Jeremy Aluma, who has collaborated with his clowning mentor, David Bridel, for years. “Lunatics

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Clowning Around, Shakespeare-Style

Posted May. 1, 2016, 10:01 am

Shakespeare died 400 years ago this past Saturday, so it seems somewhat fitting that beginning today, local troupe Four Clowns, will be staging their latest production, “Lunatics & Actors,” at The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles.

Candy Chang

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Social Practice Artist Candy Chang at Annenberg Community Beach House

Posted Apr. 29, 2016, 12:31 pm

The Annenberg Community Beach House is hosting an evening with artist Candy Chang, Tuesday, May 10 from 6-8pm. Inspired to visit Santa Monica by her interest in the psychology of place and the City’s award-winning Wellbeing Project, Chang will share her past and present work and demystify the creative process.

Carnival of the Animals

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Magical 'Carnival of the Animals' Set to Delight at The Broad Stage

Posted Apr. 20, 2016, 9:52 am

The highly-acclaimed “Carnival of the Animals” by Circa, is hitting the Broad Stage next week, promising to fill the boards with magic and artistry.

Rehearsal by Mara Zaslove.

Santa Monica, Art

49 Women Who Count

Posted Apr. 18, 2016, 2:12 pm

Local artist Doni Silver Simons and choreographer Donna Sternberg collaborate with fabulous performance piece held early April titled “49 Days: Women Who Count.”

No fun.

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When Did it Stop Being Fun?

Posted Apr. 14, 2016, 9:45 am

A new exhibition aims at drawing attention to the burdens that K-12 students carry while at school, hoping to shed light on the importance of kids being kids. “When Did it Stop Being Fun” opens Saturday at DNJ Gallery in Santa Monica, with a panel discussion scheduled mid-way through the exhibition run.

Randall Stoltzfus' Storybook acrylic dispersion with gold leaf on recycled polymer 21x34in.

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Playing With Light

Posted Mar. 26, 2016, 9:00 am

Each close look at the work of Randall Stoltzfus, who calls himself, “a landscape painter with a little obsession with circles,” seems different than the last, especially when viewed in person.

Art Looms

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Art Looms: Designing Weavers Present New Exhibition

Posted Mar. 21, 2016, 12:03 pm

Weavers take art to a whole new level at Art Looms exhibition.

Airport Artwalk.

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Airport Artwalk

Posted Mar. 20, 2016, 8:00 am

Santa Monica Airport opened the doors of its many artist studios and creative spaces to the public last Saturday for its 10th annual Art Walk, co-organized by the airport and the Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division.

String Theory

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Playing With Strings

Posted Mar. 10, 2016, 12:13 pm

String Theory is remounting their work “Remembering Water” after sold out shows last year, playing at the Miles in Santa Monica for 10 performances beginning tomorrow evening.

Jennifer Verge Art

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Santa Monica Artists Open at Edgemar

Posted Mar. 3, 2016, 12:35 pm

Santa Monica’s Edgemar Center for the Arts welcomes two local artists – Jennifer Verge and Stephanie Visser – at a reception this Sunday, March 6th. Verge’s exhibition “Believe in the Magic” will feature her works on wood. “Rhapsody in Blu” spotlights the abstract paintings of Stephanie Visser.

Art for $100

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$100 Art Coming to Hale Arts this Week

Posted Feb. 27, 2016, 8:52 am

HaleArts Space will be holding an opening for their latest installment of $100 Art, Friday, March 4th. The event is part of an ongoing initiative that has helped kick-start the careers of many young and unknown artists while also creating excitement for a new generation of art collectors.

Art for Hearts Fundraiser at Robert Berman Gallery

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Art for Hearts, PYFC Raising Resources

Posted Feb. 26, 2016, 10:01 am

The Pico Youth & Family Center (PYFC) is hosting its 8th Annual Art for Hearts Fundraiser tonight, Friday, February 26, from 6pm to 10pm at the Robert Berman Gallery.

Sean Hayes in All His God Glory

News, Theater, Art

Sean Hayes Dazzles in the Outrageously Satirical “An Act of God”

Posted Feb. 24, 2016, 1:48 pm

Get thy earthly bodies to the Ahmanson Theatre before the next plague comes upon you, as Sean Hayes’ God has materialized and is currently holding court in his breathtakingly beautiful heavenly home designed by Scott Pask, complete with a colorful stairway to heaven.

Bergamot Station

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Bergamot Station Development Meeting Today: Tier 2 Hotel on Agenda

Posted Feb. 22, 2016, 9:23 am

A Bergamot Station development meeting will be held at 2pm today to discuss a Tier 2 hotel on city-owned land.

“Aegean Sunset” at haleARTS S P A C E

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Beauty and Abstracts for New Art Show

Posted Feb. 22, 2016, 8:00 am

haleARTS S P A C E is extending an invitation to the opening reception of a group show featuring works by Lindley Karstens and Aline Mare. The reception will be held Friday, March 18th, from 5-8pm. The show will be available through March 30th, 2016.

“Dodge” Printed Canvas – Matthew Ehrmann

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Bold Harsh and Intriguing at Hale Arts

Posted Feb. 18, 2016, 9:22 am

haleARTS S P A C E is extending an open invitation to their latest group show reception tomorrow featuring works by Matthew Ehrmann, Mark Lowrie, Abbie Weinberg, and Gail Willhardt.

“Depending on the Ice Chest.” Art by Kenton Nelson

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SPLASH: Art by Kenton Nelson at the Heritage Museum

Posted Feb. 17, 2016, 10:43 am

The sun shines brightly in new exhibition SPLASH by local artist Kenton Nelson on display at California Heritage Museum in Santa Monica.

Julian Wasser: Duchamp in Pasadena Redux

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Saturday Art: Julian Wasser: Duchamp in Pasadena Redux at Bergmot

Posted Feb. 13, 2016, 10:52 am

A new exhibition at Bergamot Station is offering a rare glimpse into art history, revealing the meticulous documentation of a 1963 Duchamp exhibition, captured by a young photographer at the time.

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