News — Los Angeles Artists


This week's feature artist is local LA street artist, Shark Toof. Shark Toof has been covering the walls of LA for years now and has created a multifaceted visual language that uses his iconic, often wheat pasted, shark image to communicate ideas of culture and social dynamics. Most recently the artist worked on a large wall at Jose de Diego Middle School in Miami during Art Week. Shark Toof combines the conventional messages of street art culture with a broader message of social awareness.

ART NEWS: The Broad Museum Preview

This past holiday weekend marked the sneak peek preview of the newly erected Broad Museum in downtown Los Angeles. For ten dollars the public was able to step inside the unfinished structure and experience a special light and sound based exhibition on the museum’s top floor. The exhibit “Sky-lit: Volume, Light and Sound at the Broad” consisted of a light projection coupled with a soundscape piece on the adjacent side of the vast gallery space. The Swedish artist B. J. Nilsen created the sound work called DTLA, especially for this occasion; “Nilsen will bring the soundscape of downtown...

NEWS: Art Wynwood in Miami

This week marks the beginning of the fourth edition of Art Wynwood. The Wynwood Arts District in Miami Beach has become a bustling contemporary art scene particularly among the urban art culture. You might recall us speaking about the Walls of Wynwood during Art Basel week, but this week is all about Wynwood as a burgeoning space of new ideas and art making.

From the press release:

Art Wynwood reflects the dynamic environment of Miami’s burgeoning Wynwood Arts District, which over the last decade has gained...


Today we are promoting a new product of the week by the epochal Los Angeles based street artist RISK.

 "In a career spanning 30 years, RISK has impacted the evolution of graffiti as an art form in Los Angeles and worldwide. RISK gained major notoriety for his unique style and pushed the limits of graffiti further than any writer in L.A. had before; he was one of the first writers in Southern California to paint freight trains, and he pioneered writing on “heavens,” or freeway overpasses."

Take a look at these two unique artworks by the artist. A handmade neon sculpture and a...

Printed Matter's LA

After surpassing last year's predicted attendance by more than 10,000 people, this year's Printed Matter's LA is going to be quite the event. Opening the same night as Art Los Angeles Contemporary, the Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair will bring together artists’ books, art catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines from all over the world presented by various publishers and booksellers. This event is truly a unique experience to be a part of the merging of literature, art, and publishing. 


"Printed Matter presents the third annual LA Art Book Fair, from January 30 through February 1, 2015, at...