Design for Humanity, and Water

May 15, 2009

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Watch art, music, and fashion combine at the 3rd annual Billabong Design for Humanity event.  On June 17th, at the Avalon/Bardot in Hollywood, this one night event will feature an art and auction show followed by a Billabong bikini show and finishing off with a performance by two live bands.  The headlining band yet to be announced will be opened by up and comers Iglu and Hartly.

The cause, Charity: Water, a non profit organization providing safe and clean drinking water to developing nations around the world.  Make a difference by participating in this one time event featuring live bands, art, and a fashion runway.


Save the Earth, One Spray Can at a Time

May 12, 2009

CANceptual-crewest-artThe latest exhibit at the Crewest Gallery offers  enthusiasts an alternate look into the world of recycled art.  CANceptual [v.3], under the mantra “Recycle your spray cans… make some art… save the Earth”,  offers a unique take on street art by making art out of aerosal spray cans itself.  This is the third installment of the series featuring new as well as established artists.  Artists include, DCYPHER, HASTE, Ruthie Pie, Shark Toof, Sherm, Skyler Gonzalez, SMEAR, Sophia Gasparian, Stacy White, TEEL ONE, Thomas J. Schaeffer (the Messenger), Travis Moore, Vanessa Hampton, Yuki, and many others.

Located in a trendy gallery row in historic downtown LA, Crewest Gallery offers exhibits for the non-conventional and displays a wide range of mediums from graffiti to digital art and paint to sculpture.  CANceptual [v.3] will be ongoing until May 31st.

Crewest Gallery
110 Winston St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013


Coachella 2009 Videos

April 22, 2009

Coachella has ended once again this year and here’s your chance to relive all those moments.  Even if you missed out on one the year’s biggest festivals and the best bands, you can see some of the highlights here.


ArtBabble Goes Live, Spreads Culture Online

April 7, 2009

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Think YouTube for all things art.  ArtBabble.com makes its debut online serving videos to the public in the world of art.  Not getting lost among the latest YouTube stars, viral ads, and the thousands of other videos posted every day, ArtBabble gets it’s content from institutions including the New York Public Library, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.  Looking to be the “the destination for art content online”, the site also boasts high definition for a majority of it’s videos.  If you’re looking to experience more than just the latest funny online video, go check out ArtBabble.


Artst Spells New Online Community for Artists

February 24, 2009

artst-guild-galleryBacked by Pharrell, a new online community is born which caters to artists of all trades.  Artst is a social networking site where users can share, view, and discuss art of all mediums.  Anything from architecture, writing, videos, music and much much more, artists can put their work up on display.  This is your one stop shop for all things in fashion, art, culture and music.  Wish to share your passion for art with others or just like to view and comment on others original works of art, check out this growing community.


“Hope” Artist Arrested

February 7, 2009

obama_hopeStreet artist Shepard Fairey, most recently known for his “Hope” posters of President Obama was arrested.  In Boston, for a kickoff of his first solo exhibit, “Supply and Demand”, Fairey was arrested on warrants of tagging public property with graffiti.  The warrants were issued based on graffiti that was done very early on in his career.  Widely popular for his Andre the Giant Has a Posse campaign which spurred the Obey clothing line, Fairey has been arrested several times throughout his career for his art on public buildings and property.  The Obama image was used by Time magazine on its cover when it named Obama its “Person Of The Year.”


Foreign Family popup gallery

May 6, 2008

Foreign Family’s Mr44 and Johnny Punishment of FF Dropout will present a series of personal art next week. The showcase will go hand in hand with a preview of Foreign Family’s 2008 summer collection. Foreign Family’s illustrations have always been held in high regard over here on the shoulders of the complexity of their graphics and their reoccurring fish themes. The event will take place May 10th in Los Angeles.

FFPOPUP Gallery Opening Party
Saturday, May 10th, 2008
7:00 pm – 11:30 pm
545 South Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90020

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