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We attended the spectacular gala opening for Frank Gehry at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on September 9th. The exhibition is outstanding, smart, provocative and incredibly comprehensive. Kudos to Mr. Gehry for a lifetime of spectacular international projects. This show is a gem in every respect despite the 100 degree humid weather (sympathies to all the men in jackets), the art and architecture world turned out in full force for… Read More

The A+D Museum Gala is June 27 in their terrific new space in downtown L.A. We hope to see you there!

The great Ed Moses was in conversation with Leslie Jones, LACMA’s curator of prints and drawings, at William Turner Gallery. Ed chatted with a packed audience on Tuesday, June 9, at the opening of the gallery’s new show, Now and Then. The show of mixed media paintings and watercolors runs through August 15, 2015. A spectacular exhibition not to be missed.

We had a wonderful time at Westweek 2015 at the Pacific Design Center! Highlights included the Architectural Digest keynote panel, the book signing with California Homes Magazine, the social media panel at Crestron Electronics with Design Milk and Christian May, selfie sticks with Domaine Magazine at the Reagan Hayes showroom, Seon Ghi Bahk’s charcoal art at CMay gallery,  cocktails at Janus et Cie, posing with Mary McDonald and her gorgeous floral textiles… Read More

This Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 3-4:30pm at Hennessey + Ingalls Santa Monica, Andrea Ponsi will sign his new book, “San Francisco: A Map of Perceptions.” Ponsi’s illustrations unravel the multifaceted beauty of one of America’s favorite cities.

Christine Anderson visited with long-time friends Richard Kuhlenschmidt, formerly of Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery (one of the city’s best, cutting edge contemporary galleries that everyone in the art world remembers), and his wife, Betty-Jo Tilley, Pacific Palisades based realtor extraordinaire, on site at Art LA Contemporary–at Marc Selwyn’s booth. Richard Misrach painting in background.

After Years in the Dark, Michael Hayden’s Noted Neon Sculpture in the Downtown Los Angeles Jewelry District was re-illuminated on January 22, 2015 On January 22, 2015, art luminaries and city officials gathered in downtown Los Angeles to honor public art and re-illuminate the critically acclaimed “Generators of the Cylinder” by light artist Michael Hayden, which had previously been dark for a decade. Watch on KNBC-4: General Manager of the Economic and Workforce Development… Read More

Snyder Diamond, the venerable designer kitchen and bath company of Southern California, transformed its Santa Monica showroom into a showcase for the senses on October 18, 2014. Luminaries of the design and architecture community joined in celebrating president Russ Diamond on the company’s remarkable 65 years in business. Tableaus of top-of-the-line cooking ranges and polished bath vignettes were transformed into a spectacular music-revue floor show complete with classic, jazz and rock bands,… Read More