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Virtual Art Party – A Corona Virus Update from!

By |March 1st, 2020|

In light of the Corona Virus safer at home guidelines, LAArtParty recommends: Have your own virtual art party at home. Open a bottle of wine, enjoy some art. We are happy to recommend some of our favorite artists. Be sure to check our Performance/Literary Arts drop-down and our Culinary Arts drop-down - under our Upcoming Page.  FYI - LAArtParty is listing some talented artists and our favorite galleries....but LAArtParty is NOT making any commissions from art sold. We want art

Gasolina Cafe: Buy a Meal for a Healthcare worker!

By |March 1st, 2020|

Gasolina Cafe is still open and serving its community via takeout. New hours are: SUNDAYS & MONDAYS: CLOSED; TUESDAY - SATURDAY: 8:30pm - 2:30pm. This restaurant has stepped up. With the support from the community, Gasolina Cafe has delivered 306 meals to local healthcare workers in the San Fernando Valley. Meals were sent to Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills, Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center, and West Hills Hospital. If you would like to show your appreciation, for $12, you can BUY

New York City Museums Offer Virtual Tours

By |March 2nd, 2020|

I’m happy to feature my hometown of New York City during this time. Needless to say LAArtParty - only features LA events - although our sister site does feature international venues and institutions that we think are worth visiting. New York City is known for its arts and entertainment. Not only for its Chelsea, and downtown art scene but also for its museums. The Metropolitan Museum; photo by Kathy Leonardo; courtesy of LAArtParty The Metropolitan Museum of

Giving Back: Fuel the Frontline

By |March 3rd, 2020|

As we all know, during this corona crisis, frontline workers such as Medical  & Healthcare Workers, or any at-risk employees, are overwhelmed, while many of us are stuck at home feeling helpless. Workers on the frontline don’t have time to shop, or prepare their own meals. What is needed most is supplies. Fuel the Frontline was created by Amy Ogden, and Erika Wasser. “We were home, feeling overwhelmed by the news, and felt maybe even a little helpless. We knew

LAArtParty Artist Pick: Sol Hill

By |March 3rd, 2020|

Enjoy a virtual art party with artist Sol Hill. He has been creating art since he was a child. Raised in Santa Fe, his parents were both artists.  He utilizes contemporary digital imaging technology to create (what he calls) Metagraphs, a mixed media hybrid blending the use of artifacts, generated by digital photographic technology's recording of energies other than light, with the aesthetic valuation of painting and by using art as a form of social activism through creating hard hitting

Rebel Babel Ensemble: Spreading Its Global Message of Unity

By |March 5th, 2020|

The latest project of the Rebel Babel Ensemble is a universal tribute to hip hop pioneer DJ Premier. The transcultural international big band, perhaps the world’s largest (currently boasting over 11,000 members from sixteen countries), unleashed “Tribute to DJ Premier,” its herculean video “gift” to Preemo and the world, on the legend’s birthday, March 21, 2020. For this particular orchestration and video project, Rebel Babel and its conductor and co-founder Łukasz “L.U.C.” Rostkowski arranged samples from DJ Premier's work for

Virtual Art Party: dnj Gallery Three Exhibitions to View!

By |March 8th, 2020|

We encourage you to visit the website of dnj Gallery during this health crisis. Take some time to get your art fix. The work of three artists is currently on exhibition. Read more below.     dnj Gallery view; photo courtesy of dnj Gallery Dinesh Boaz, "Within the Lines" - This exhibition creates a dynamic juxtaposition between the natural landscape and our involvement in it. This fresh perspective is definitely attractive, but also reveals a reflective state which is

Interactive Artworks – You don’t have to be an Artist!

By |March 8th, 2020|

On March 25, 2020, the Getty Center, and Rijksmuseum has put out a twitter challenge asking people to re-stage well known works of art from its collection. Get inspired by art, and actually climb into the frame. Gotta do your part kids. It’s really funny An art lover re-stages her own version of a masterpiece - Male Harp Player of the Early Spedos Type, 2700–2300 B.C., Cycladic. Marble, 14 ⅛ x 11 1/16 inch. Recreation by Irena Ochódzka with

LAArtParty Artist Pick: Eva Montanari

By |March 10th, 2020|

In this surreal time of Corona virus, I want to point out a talented surrealist artist that you should be watching. Eva Montanari is a brilliant Italian illustrator who has published several books. She is currently under lock-down in Rimini Italy, due to the Covid-19 health crisis. The staff at LAArtParty sends her warm wishes and a multitude of prayers for her and her family's safety. As part of our Art Talk Series on our sister site, I interviewed the