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PORTRAIT: EMANUEL AX

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Last Saturday night, I went for the first time to the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles to listen to an incredible concert: Liszt, Prokofiev and Chopin. The acoustics are magnificent and I got the chance to see the performance of a really great pianist, Emanuel Ax. Emanuel Ax was born in 1949 in […]

WEEKLY WRAP-UP: JAN. 19-23

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  This week, we listened the mexican performed by Babe Ruth; we passed by Meliksetian Briggs to see few works by the late artist Bas Jan Ader: we went to Bristol to check Josephine Pryde‘s new exhibition at Arnolfini;  we listened few songs of the singer-songwriter John Grant; we visited the Gehry Residence in Santa Monica and the […]

EXHIBITION: JENNIFER MOON AT EQUITABLE VITRINES

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Artist Jennifer Moon has produced and installed a new work, Will You Still Love Me: Learning To Love Yourself, It Is The Greatest Love Of All, in a glass vitrine in the lobby of the Equitable Life Building on Wilshire Boulevard. The midcity skyscraper was built in 1969 by prominent modernist architect Welton Beckett, and […]

PLACES: WATTS TOWERS BY SAM RODIA

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During a rainy and cloudy day, I visited the Watts towers. I kept a beautiful memory of this afternoon. A place yo should definilty visit in Los Angeles. The Watts Towers, consisting of seventeen major sculptures constructed of structural steel and covered with mortar, are the work of one man – Simon Rodia. Rodia, born […]

MUSIC: JOHN GRANT

MUSIC: JOHN GRANT

Singer-songwriter John Grant took a break from touring is new album, “Pale Green Ghosts”, to play a packed house at the Hammer Museum last week. A break from his new electronically-influenced sound, reflecting the influence of long-time collaborator (and Hercules & Love Affair frontman) Andy Butler, to play beautiful and melodic ballads on piano. Grant’s […]

EXHIBITION: JOSEPHINE PRYDE AT ARNOLFINI, BRISTOL

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Josephine Pryde: These are just things I say, They are not my opinions. These Are Just Things I Say, They Are Not My Opinions is a new exhibition of British artist Josephine Pryde, an artist known primarily for her work with photography, though she often presents work with sculptural elements. Pryde plays with different photographic […]

EXHIBITION: BAS JAN ADER AT MELIKSETIAN BRIGGS

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A survey of photo and video works by the late artist Bas Jan Ader is currently on view at Meliksetian Briggs gallery in West Hollywood, in honor of the 40th anniversary of the artist’s death. From the exhibition statement: The reception of Bas Jan Ader’s oeuvre has been strongly conditioned by the mythology surrounding his […]