Artist a Day Challenge No. 10 Basquiat & Golden Boys

In 1983 Basquiat took an extended leave from NYC to live in Los Angeles.  Accompanying him was the reclusive, eclectic musician and artist Rammellezee and painter Torrick Ablack (aka Toxic).  Basquiat was at the apex of his career at this time and during this trip to Los Angeles he tried to leverage his fame to encourage art world powerhouses to … Continue reading Artist a Day Challenge No. 10 Basquiat & Golden Boys

@ MoCA

Recently I decided to take a stroll over to MoCA Grand to check in and see what’s new.  As luck would have it, they were having a slow day so I had the entire museum to myself (more people were more excited to see preparations for a Batman filming taking place on Grand Ave).  My … Continue reading @ MoCA

6 Kings…

I frequently fall into internet Rat Holes… Yesterday I heard about an exhibit featuring paintings by Hip Hop Ambassador Fab 5 Freddy (Fred Brathwaite).  It’s part of a group show called 3 Kings featuring Freddy, Lee Quinones and Futura 2000. Rat Hole #1 While looking up the dates for the exhibit at Subliminal Projects on … Continue reading 6 Kings…

MOCA Covered in Krylon-A Preview of “Art in the Streets”

MOCA is bringing the streets to museum patrons in a comprehensive overview of the history of street art from 1967 through present day in “Art in the Streets”.  It is the first major exhibit of its kind in the U.S. “Art in the Streets” primarily focuses on graffiti art’s infamous rise in an economically tumultuous … Continue reading MOCA Covered in Krylon-A Preview of “Art in the Streets”