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Athletes and Musicians Inspire a 21st Century Expressionist Painter

Gena Milanesi paints dynamic, colorful portraits of celebrities like Pelé and Michael Phelps.
Tanja M. Laden
7.17.17
City of the Seekers
City of the Seekers

Self-Taught Painter Sculpts Monumental Portraits With Oil Paint

Vanessa Prager learned about art online—and turned it into a dynamic art practice.
Tanja M. Laden
5.12.17
City of the Seekers
City of the Seekers

The Man Who Got Shot in the Arm for Art Gets a Documentary

Instigator, daredevil, and provocateur Chris Burden is the subject of a new film by Timothy Marrinan and Richard Dewey.
Tanja M. Laden
5.6.17
City of the Seekers
City of the Seekers

[Exclusive] Vintage 1960s Ads from LA’s Forgotten Psychedelic Newspaper

J.J. Englender has been assembling an astounding archive of an underground LA newspaper.
Tanja M. Laden
4.21.17
City of the Seekers
City of the Seekers

Precious Metal Alchemy Transmutes an Art Space in LA

A century-old produce market is now home to Produce Haus, LA’s newest collaborative arts space.
Tanja M. Laden
4.14.17
City of the Seekers
City of the Seekers

Sincere, Ethereal Oil Paintings Prove "Kitsch" Isn't a Bad Thing at All

We talked to Welsh artist Richard J. Oliver about why a little kitsch can't hurt you.
Tanja M. Laden
3.31.17
City of the Seekers
City of the Seekers

[NSFW] Kitsch Meets Cat Lactation in Tslil Tsemet's Giant Oil Paintings

As a kid, Tslil Tsemet tried to drink breast milk from a cat. As an adult, she turned the memory into a painting.
Tanja M. Laden
3.24.17
City of the Seekers
City of the Seekers

[NSFW] An Interactive Flipbook Presents the Diversity of Trans Bodies

The Transfigure Project uses a playful format to highlight serious issues.
Tanja M. Laden
3.17.17
City of the Seekers
City of the Seekers

Meet the LA Artist Making Mandalas with Diamonds and Gold | City of the Seekers

Rafael Anteby transforms the mandala from a glyph into a way of life.
Tanja M. Laden
3.3.17
Art
Art

Learn the Secrets of the Mysterious Talking Board at the 'Ouija and Beyond' Art Exhibit | City of the Seekers

'The Mysterious Talking Board: Ouija and Beyond' exhibit takes San Francisco International Airport travelers into realms of the supernatural.
Tanja M. Laden
2.9.17
Art
Art

Quirky, Curious Sculptures Probe the Dark Side of American Culture | City of the Seekers

Miyoshi Barosh’s art cheekily critiques the values of modern society.
Tanja M. Laden
2.6.17
Art
Art

Mystical Amulets and Sea Caves Come Alive in 'Revenge of the Crystal' Group Show | City of the Seekers

Artworks that are literally off the walls challenge the nature of perception at Los Angeles gallery SADE.
Tanja M. Laden
1.27.17