May 10, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Delighted to announce that I’m now working with the amazing team at Melissa Morgan Fine Art in Palm Desert, California. Melissa and I became friends through Andi Campognone, curator at the Museum of Art & History, who included my work in MMFA’s gorgeous Sightlines exhibition this spring. Soon after, Melissa and gallery director Alec Longmuir invite...
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August 12, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
If These Walls Could Talk at Von Lintel Gallery closes this Saturday, August 14. The gallery is open for walk-in visits today thru Saturday, 12-6pm, and I plan to be around all afternoon Saturday. Come say hello! The show has received some lovely press, including reviews in Musée Magazine and The Argonaut. Exhibition Review by Jan Alex – Ju...
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July 01, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I'm excited to announce a show at Von Lintel Gallery's gorgeous, new space at Bergamot Station. If These Walls Could Talk runs July 10 thru August 8, with an all-afternoon opening Saturday, July 10, 12-6pm. The project room installation features gallery favorites and new works from my award-winning window series It's a Mess Without You. How Gr...
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February 25, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
MOAH COLLECTS MY WORK... ...and so can you! Happy to announce a second acquisition by the Museum of Art and History in Lancaster, California. Much appreciation to Andi Campognone, Robert Benitez, and the entire MOAH staff for their outstanding tradition of championing Los Angeles-area artists. Blue Hopper – Pinhole Exposure – Mojave, Califo...
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December 04, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
📽... ACTION! November was a busy month for motion pictures. Director Eric Minh Swenson's 7-minute documentary Osceola Refetoff: Kinematic Exposures unpacks my recent exhibition at Von Lintel Gallery, shedding new light on the essential question: "What's a Kinematic exposure anyway?" Zen Psychosis, also directed by EMS, features author Shana...
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December 04, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
... but in a good way 🎃 👻 Saturday, October 31 – Halloween – is your last chance to see Kinematic Exposures at Von Lintel Gallery in Los Angeles. The gallery is open Wed-Sat, 12-6pm, and I'll be there Saturday. Mimosas will be served. The closing is spread out from 12-6pm to allow walk-in, socially distanced attendance. And while costumes are...
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September 02, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Kinematic Exposures, my first solo show at Von Lintel Gallery, opens in Los Angeles, Saturday, Sept 12. The event is spread out from 3-8pm to allow walk-in attendance with social distancing (masks required), and as with most art openings, you're not allowed to touch anything anyway. 😉 So what's a Kinematic Pinhole Exposure™? I coined the term t...
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August 14, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
ON REPRESENTATION I'm delighted to announce new representation by Von Lintel Gallery in Los Angeles, California. A longtime admirer of the gallery's exceptional programming, I could not be happier. For 25 years, Tarrah Von Lintel has demonstrated a fierce commitment to showcasing nuanced and distinctive work, particularly art that demands thoug...
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June 11, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
OPEN WALLS, OPEN MINDS Excited to announce that Its a Mess Without You is an OpenWalls Arles Outstanding Series Winner. The international award is presented by Galerie Huit Arles and the British Journal of Photography, opening the walls of the gallery – and the pages of BJP – to reach new audiences. The full series will be spotlighted in an OpenW...
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June 02, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I drafted this email on Thursday, just as the U.S. was pivoting from pandemic to turmoil. Over the last few days I've wondered, "Is it OK to send out a newsletter, even as our streets are flooded with demonstrations demanding justice?" It is not a new feeling. Since November 2016, one question has endured, "Is there a place for art in the world tod...
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May 20, 2020  •  5 Comments
IS VIRTUAL ART THE FUTURE WE WANT? I'm publishing this recent excerpt from my photography journal to initiate a conversation about online "galleries" and art sales during these rapidly evolving times. Your thoughts and ideas are welcome, either below or in the social media posts linked to this page. NOTE: The panel discussion Experiencing Art:...
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May 05, 2020  •  3 Comments
ON JOURNALING Few of you know that I've been keeping a photography journal since 2009 – in longhand no less! I'm also reading photographer Edward Weston's famous "Daybooks" from the 1920's and 30's. I believe many of us today – particularly artists – could benefit from keeping a journal, so I've decided to transcribe my entry from last night for...
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April 17, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Hope y'all are well! Please join us this Monday for a Zen Psychosis event broadcast LIVE!* from Chungking Studio on 4/20 at 4:20 PST. Writer Shana Nys Dambrot and I are cooking up some good sh#t for your viewing pleasure. Definitely MUST SEE TV! 😉 *Live streaming at Instagram @shananys or Facebook Chungking Studio. Man with (not so) Empty Bi...
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February 20, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
A friend once said that an artist needs to stay in the flow. Well right now, it's all about the pinhole! Zen Psychosis, my book collaboration with art critic Shana Nys Dambrot sold out in a flash, with a new shipment of the first edition hardback just arriving yesterday. There's an ARTIST TALK at Chungking Studio February 29, 7pm, followed by a boo...
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January 22, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
The novella Zen Psychosis launches this Saturday, January 25 at 6pm with a reading at A. G. Geiger Fine Art Books in Los Angeles Chinatown. Next we'll move down the block for food and drinks at Chungking Studio, with new pinhole photographs from the book on view until 10:30pm. Come early, come late, be zen! The hardcover first edition will be avail...
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