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MICHAEL ST JOHN 2013

22 Dec

MICHAEL ST JOHN 2013UGLY BROKE SOBER 2013MICHAEL ST JOHN 2012MICHAEL ST JOHN 2010COUNTRY LIFE 2013

BOXING DAY 2012

26 Dec

BOXING DAY 2013MUHAMMAD ALI THE GREATMUHAMMAD ALI YOUNGSTERMUHAMMAD ALI ISLAMSTRUGGLE FROM FREEDOMALI SUPER PRO KO

COLLECTIVE VOICE

14 Dec

MICHAEL LOVELAND COLLECTIVE VOICE 2012WE WERE SHOCKED AS WE CIRCULATED THE CIRCUIT THE AMOUNT OF SAMENESS, REPETITION, NOT TO SAY THERE WERENT GREAT WORKS, BUT NOTHING REALLY SCREAMED TRANSCENDENCE.  OUR FAVORITE GALLERIES PRESENTED BETTER WORKS LAST YEAR, LEAVING US UNDERWHELMED. SO HERE IS OUR FAVORITE WORK.  COLLECTIVE VOICE (2012) BY MICHAEL LOVELAND. REPRESENTED BY DIANA LOWENSTEIN FINE ART. THE MIAMI BASED ARTIST SPEAKS TO THE POWER OF THE VOICE IN THE AGE OF SOCIAL MEDIA.  CAPTURING EXACTLY HOW WE FELT ABOUT THE CURRENT ZEITGEIST.  EVERYONES BROADCASTING / NOBODYS REALLY LISTENING.

WE FOUND OURSELVES MORE INVESTED IN THE CONVERSATIONS PASSING THROUGH THE ETHER, WHICH REALLY PERTAINED TO WHAT COMES NEXT?  METAPHYSICAL AND ESOTERIC DISCUSSIONS, PAST/ PRESENT/ FUTURE , THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME. IS IT ALL OPEN ENDED OR IS THERE SOMETHING WRITTEN IN THE STARS?THE ORACLE @ DELPHI (2012) - MATU CRONEY

AS A GENERATION MORE VERSED IN OUR OWN POPULAR CULTURE, THAN THE HISTORIES AND MYTHOLOGIES OF YESTERYEAR, WHO WILL BE OUR PROPHETS? WHO WILL BE DISCOVERED AS OUR DECEIVERS? IF POST-MODERNISM TAUGHT US ANYTHING IS THAT REALITY IS COMPLETELY SUBJECTIVE. ONE MANS TRUTH IS ANOTHER MANS HERESY, AND WE QUICKLY ENTER THE DUALITY OF IT ALL.  IN SEEKING WAYS TO COMPREHEND THE ONSLAUGHT OF CONTEMPORARY “REALITY” WE WENT SEARCHING FOR GUIDANCE.  WE FOUND BOTH PROPHETS AND DECEIVERS.  BUT TWO THAT HAVE STAYED WITH US HAVE BEEN A NATIVE AMERICAN ASTROLOGER, AND AN AFRICAN AMERICAN META-PHYSICIAN.  WHOSE TEACHINGS RESONATE A DEEP LEVEL OF SPIRITUAL AND UNIVERSAL AWARENESS.  2012 by MATU CRONEYA VISIONARY TAKES SOMETHING COMPLEX OR INDESCRIBABLE AND TRANSMUTES IT USING NATURE, SYMBOLS, LANGUAGE, NUMBERS, & TECHNOLOGY.  MOST TIMES SIMULTANEOUSLY.  THE SAME CAN BE SAID WITH LATERAL THINKERS AND INTERDISCIPLINARIANS, WHO TAKE SEEMINGLY UNRELATED IDEAS AND PROCESS THEM, OFTEN TIMES USING ACCIDENTAL AND PERIPHERAL INFORMATION CREATING NEW MODES OF UNDERSTANDING THE UNIVERSE WE INHABIT.

TREE OF KNOWLEDGE/ ENERGY >>MATTER >> LIFE >> MIND >> CULTURE

TREE OF KNOWLEDGE/ ENERGY >>MATTER >> LIFE >> MIND >> CULTURE

JUST LIKE HUNDREDS OF YEARS AGO, “THE TRUTH” HAS ALWAYS BEEN CONCEALED, AND DUMBED DOWN TO CREATE MAIN STREAM MEDIA “NEWS”, WHICH QUICKLY BECOMES CONSENSUS REALITY.  THE SAME BREAD. THE SAME CIRCUS. IN A BOX NOW INSTEAD OF AN AMPHITHEATER.ON YOUTUBE WE GET A WEEKLY DOSE OF METAPHYSICAL REALNESS ON THE META CHANNEL.  OUR MAN JAMES WILL POWER BREAKS DOWN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE USING CONTEMPORARY LANGUAGE, & CULTURE AS HIS REFERENCE POINT.  THE BREADTH OF HIS KNOWLEDGE IS JAWDROPPING, BUT WHAT IS TRULY AMAZING IS HIS ABILITY TO CONDENSE THESE NUGGETS OF GOLD INTO 10 MINUTE VIDEOS.

OUR SECOND VISIONARY IS BARBARA HAND CLOW, WHO CAN BE SEEN AS A MODERN DAY ORACLE. IN 2012 SHE WENT OFFLINE, BUT HAS RECENTLY COME OUT WITH AN AMAZING 2012-2015 ANALYSIS.  IN WHICH SHE FOCUSES ON THE URANUS/ PLUTO SQUARE RELATIONSHIP. IN WHICH THE TRANS FORMATIVE ENERGIES THAT SHAPED THE RENAISSANCE 500 YEARS AGO WILL BE COURSING THROUGH THE ETHER. CREATING THE NEW PARADIGM. COLLECTIVE CO-CREATIONTHE END OF THE OLD PARADIGMART BASEL ART BASEL 2010 ART BASEL 2011 ART MIAMI AQUA MIAMI  NADA NADA 2011PULSEMIAMI INTERNATIONAL  2012

PETER HAMMAR SOLO SHOW

6 Dec

PETER HAMMAR THIS IS ITPETER HAMMAR THIS IS ITPETER HAMMER THIS IS IT SOLO SHOWPETER HAMMAR THIS IS IT IIPETER HAMMAR THIS IS ITTHIS IS IT PETER HAMMARPETER HAMMAR THIS IS IT 2012

YESTERDAY WAS THE BIG DAY! ART BASEL VERNISSAGE! IT WAS INTENSE. BUT OUR ATTENTION WAS STOLEN BY A SOLO SHOW.

THIS IS IT – IS ARTIST PETER HAMMAR’S FIRST SOLO SHOW SINCE COMPLETING HIS MFA IN 2012, AND HE DELIVERS ON EVERY FRONT. COMBINING HIS SIGNATURE FAUX PAINTING TECHNIQUES WITH MORE FRACTURED FORMS, FOUND OBJECTS, AND LIGHT SCULPTURES, THIS GOES DOWN IN THE BOOKS AS BEST SOLO SHOW FOR SURE. THE END OF DAYS (AKA ABMB) NEVER LOOKED SO GOOD

THIS IS IT / 800 LINCOLN ROAD – MIAMI BEACH FLORIDA

RUNNING DEC 2012 – JAN 2013   MUST SEE IF YOUR ON THE BEACH!

ARTIST RECEPTION / FRIDAY   DECEMBER 7    6-9PM

ROB PRUITT

5 Dec

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KENNETH ANGER

5 Dec

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ART FORUM 2012

1 Dec

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ANTONIA WRIGHT & RUBEN MILLARES

21 Nov

ARTISTS & COLLABORATORS ANTONIA WRIGHT & RUBEN MILLARES PRESENT LOVE ON AN ESCALATOR AT THE ART & CULTURE CENTER OF HOLLYWOOD. TOUCHING ON THEMES OF LOVE, VOYEURISM, & PUBLIC DISPLAYS OF AFFECTION,  ON VIEW FOR ART BASEL THRU JANUARY!

ELISABETH CONDON

16 Nov

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ELISABETH CONDONS SOLO SHOW @ THE ART & CULTURE CENTER OF HOLLYWOOD IS SPECTACULAR.  EXPLORING GLITTER, NEW WAVE, & PUNK AESTHETICS OF THE LOS ANGELES NIGHT SCENE FROM 1974-1981.