The Power of Photography

Went to the opening of The Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years.
I highly recommend to go check it out. The building alone is worth the trip.natgeo-header-imageIMG_4953IMG_4951Organized in collaboration with National Geographic magazine, the exhibit celebrates the iconic publication’s 125 year anniversary. National Geographic magazine is the official journal of the National Geographic Society. Long renowned for its stunning images, the magazine will celebrate its 125th anniversary with a special commemorative October 2013 issue, highlighting its ongoing dedication towards using the power of photography to explore, educate, inspire, document and preserve the world around us. In conjunction with the October issue, the Annenberg Space for Photography will present The Power of Photography, a special print and digital exhibition, as well as two documentaries. From iconic images to portraits; landscapes to natural history, the exhibit will offer a wide range of photographic genres and themes free to the public for six months, beginning October 26, 2013 through April 27, 2014.

“For 125 years now, National Geographic has been a place where art and insight and a deep cultural understanding come together – a place where we can be astonished and inspired by the world all around us. I can’t think of a greater partner for the Annenberg Space for Photography – or a greater model of what photojournalism can achieve. Especially at a time when print journalism is under siege, I’m thrilled that we’ll be able to showcase so many powerful, profound images from the pages of National Geographic. I’m delighted that the exhibit will be as cutting-edge and as multi-media-savvy as both of our institutions strive to be. Above all, I’m proud to join with National Geographic in celebrating this simple principle: that we are all stewards of this remarkable planet,” says Wallis Annenberg,
Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of the Annenberg Foundation.

The curation and installation of The Power of Photography departs from previous Photography Space exhibit designs. Mosaics of more than 400 images documenting the history of National Geographic photography from 1888 to the present time will adorn the walls. In addition, an extensive digital installation will showcase 500-plus images. Thirty professional-grade large format LED monitors will be arranged to create video walls throughout the Photography Space galleries. These six video walls, ranging from 12 to 14 feet in width, will present both individual images and photographic essays. Given the volume of photographs on the screens, and a format in which the images loop at different times throughout the galleries, the viewing experience will be unique to each visitor and each visit.

“National Geographic’s photographic archive spans 125 years and includes more than 11.5 million images,” said Sarah Leen, Director of Photography for National Geographic Magazine. “In order to truly capture the breadth and depth of the collection we decided to create a show with 501 images alternating on screens, along with a selection of prints and print mosaics. The result not only reflects the general move in photography and the magazine toward digital imagery, but allows for a dynamic, immersive and richer experience of our archive of photographs. The Annenberg Space for Photography has been a wonderfully collaborative and creative partner in breathing life into this idea, which has been a labor of love for all of us.”

The exhibit will feature an original documentary commissioned by the Annenberg Space for Photography and produced by Arclight Productions that profiles six renowned photographers whose work appears in the October National Geographic issue: Lynsey Addario, Marcus Bleasdale, David Guttenfelder, Abelardo Morell, Joel Sartore and Martin Schoeller. Through interviews, images and behind-the-scenes footage along with commentary from National Geographic editors, the film will offer insights into the creation of inspiring images that reveal the unseen, unknown and unexpected layers of our world. In addition, the Photography Space will also screen a short compilation video comprised of photographers talking about the power of photography and what inspires their work. This compilation will be complemented by a series of longer video interviews with 20 photographers represented in the exhibit and a loop of milestone content videos created over the past several years for the magazine’s digital edition.dali

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via: annenbergspaceforphotography.org

“Hounds Of Love” TONIGHT!

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The Hounds of Love
Group Exhibition to Benefit Downtown Dog Rescue
Curated by Nicole Bruckman & Marcos Saldana

Opening Reception:
Saturday, September 7th, 6-11pm
On View: September 7th – October 4th, 2013

Featuring works from:
Amanda Betz, Cory Benhatzel, Blinky, Mr. Brainwash, Nicole Bruckman, BumbleBee Loves You, Cache,Jose Carabes, Nick Carranza, L. Croskey, Cache, Cat Cult, Chase, Dame, DTOAR, EnikOne, Jeremy Enecio, Miguel Felipe, Desiree Fessler, Sam Flores, Maria Foto, Nate Frizzell, Ken Garduno, Jaime GERMS Zacarias, Jenna Gibson, Patrick Haemmerlein, Walt Hall, Sergio Hernandez, Shane Jessup, Angie Jones, Nom Kinnear King, Dave Kinsey, The London Police, Philip Lumbang, Dave Mac Dowell, Ryan Myers, Richard J Oliver, Julianna Parr, Alice Pine, Vyal Reyes, Amy Ross, Erwin Recinos, Marcos Saldaña, Heath Satow, Kenny Scharf, Michael Shields, OG Slick, Chris Stangl, Halsey Swain, Heidi Taillefer, Jackson Thilenius, Kelly Thompson, Shark Toof, Christopher Umana, Kelly Vivanco, Kari White, Robert Yancy, and Chet Zar

Cella Gallery
11135 Weddington St. #112
North Hollywood, CA 91601

25% of the sale of each art piece will be donated to Downtown Dog Rescue to aid in their work to save the lives of dogs off the streets of Los Angeles.

Hello World

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The Service Station at Riverside is THE new local Art Spot! This beautiful renovated 1960’s gas station and urban space made entirely of salvaged shipping containers will open its doors with a brand new art transformation on April 20, 2013 from 2 to 10 pm and will kindly present “Hello World.” Hello World is an exhibition curated by urban art curator Luna George, featuring works by 40+ artists with an evening art reception, as well as other opening events to happen during the day for the public to enjoy. The opening event will include the unveiling of a new 8’ x 50’ mural painted by low brow artists Dave MacDowell, Van Saro and John Park, a yarn bomb installation “K.W.A.” (Knittas with Attitude) by guerrilla fiber artists, food trucks, beer garden, healthy alternatives and DJ! A special installation by resident artist Meex One, will unveil a creation inspired by the style of Keith Haring. The Service Station at Riverside humbly invites the general public, art collectors and enthusiasts to enjoy this exciting exploration into the urban art world of 2013 beginning on April 20. All are welcome to this glorious opening event.

The sole intent of The Service Station, the curator and the artists is to transform this living space into a living piece of art for the community to thrive, expand and grow. Through art, the visual purpose is to educate, inform and to unify their collective vision onto the canvas, which is The Service Station. The station will provide a magnitude of powerful ever-changing art available to the public to enjoy and take home.

The vast array of talent converging on the station includes fine artists, graffiti artists, muralists, sculptors, fiber artists, street artists and photographers. Artists in exhibit work in various forms of media including illustration, traditional painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, textiles and more.

Exhibiting artists include: Alaina Varrone, Amy Goldsmith Sheridan, Armando Soria, Artemis Nolasco, Ashira Siegel, Ben Naz, CANLOVE, Cat Cult, COL WALLNUTS, Culpa PFE, Danielle Mastrion, Dave Lowell, Dave Mac Dowell, Demer, Each, Ekose22, Ellen Left Eye Schinderman, EnikOne, Fearo, Freddy Medina,Free Humanity, Gregg Stone, Ian Campbell, Inge Vandormael, Iviva Olenick, Jennifer Korsen, Jero, Jngl, John Park, Jonas Lynch, Joseph Bottari, June22, Katharine Lawrie, King Bee, Lisa Legget, Mark Bieraugel, Meex One, Michael Pizarro, Mo Powers, Nani Chacon, Ohgie, Petal, Pose 2, Prime, Raul Gonzalez, Sandi Calistro, Scotch!, SEL, Sen2, Sergio “Doc43” Rueda, Such Styles, Thanks One, THEFL, Tod Hensley, Trixter, Van Saro, VERS, Yabette Alfaro, Yu Cotton-well

Special date information is as follows: Opening event to take place April 20, 2013 from 2 pm to 10 pm. Live mural painting by Dave Mac Dowell, Van Saro and John Park to happen during the day. Special fiber art activities to occur throughout the day. More details on the special activities TBA. Art reception to take place from 6 to 10 pm. DJ will be spinning all day for the guests listening pleasure.

The Service Station at Riverside is located at 3160 Riverside Drive, Los Feliz, CA 90027. Parking can be found at the Friendship Auditorium across the street as well as in the public lot next to the Mullholland Fountain Park on the same side of the street as The Service Station. Street parking is also available.

About The Service Station at Riverside: The Service Station at Riverside is a fresh and creative marketplace where start-up companies, individuals and artists can flourish, develop their art, develop products and make their mark. By combining an original 1960’s gas station with a collection of salvaged shipping containers, The Service Station is an accessible, flexible and ever evolving creative space without ever making a huge impact on the environment. Bringing people and art together to create a current and lively venue is how The Service Station intends to blend original ideas and art awareness with an everyday local feel.

www.riversideservicestation.com

April 20, 2013 from 2 to 10 pm
Service Station
3160 Riverside Drive, Los Feliz, CA 90027

Plaza De La Raza’s Boathouse Gallery Trece “13” Show

Last Saturday night was the opening night of the “Trece” Show.
Good seeing all the homies and was happily surprised to see tons of fresh work!
If you get a chance go peep this show before its gone!
The following is just a small sample of some dope artwork.

FIRST FRIDAYS TONIGHT! “What Happens In Vegas” EXTENDED

FIRST FRIDAYS TONIGHT!

DUE TO OVERWHELMING RESPONSE
The “What Happens In Vegas” Exhibit has been extended one more week!!

Solo Debut exhibit in Sin City AKA Las Vegas.
Opening Night This Friday for The First Friday event they have in Downtown Las Vegas.
All New Works!
LIVE screenprinting by HIT+RUN
DJ iPod Random

Open Reception May 4th, 2012 7-11pm
Show will run through May 4 – June 3 June 10, 2012
Inside The Emergency Arts Building

Get Up Gallery
520 Fremont Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Drymounted / Get Up Gallery


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New EnikOne Prints + Originals At Get Up Gallery

Los Angeles street artist EnikOne keeps dropping great things over at Get Up Gallery. His current solo show titled What Happens In Vegas resulted in the production of many great original pieces (Prices ranging from $65 to $500), and some incredible prints (Prices ranging from $75-$100). As of now, the entire show catalog is available to the online crowd, so get over there now and grab some new EnikOne hotness!

Purchase Your EnikOne Art Now!
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