EMS. Chronicling arts and culture since 2008. Based in Los Angeles. Celebrating over 1,000 art films!

EMS. Chronicling arts and culture since 2008. Based in Los Angeles. Celebrating over 1,000 art films!

Close to Home: Erica Deeman, Mark McKnight, Eva O’Leary, and Larry Sultan March 2 – April 6, 2019 Opening Reception March 2, 6-9pm Shulamit Nazarian is proud to present, Close to Home, a group exhibition of four photographers that mine their personal experiences–past and present–to express moments of intimacy within larger social and political structures. Engaging with...
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Cristian Răduță’s animals march in droves. A Noah’s Ark of improvised genetic anomalies populate Nicodim Gallery like an emergency spawning ground, but no two are paired or exactly alike. Apelikenesses can be seen from one angle and a shuffle of animalian ciphers from the other. Răduță is their shepherd, bringing to each form a unique...
I feel like people tend to look at a painting and think, “OK, one artist paints a painting.” As if the condition remains the same ten years ago, three years ago, and now. But . . . the way I create the work constantly evolves. Especially in the past few years, we’ve been able to...
The inaugural edition of Frieze Los Angeles brought together 70 of the most significant and forward-thinking contemporary galleries from across the city and around the world, alongside a curated program of talks, site-specific artists’ projects and film. – for more information on additional images from this event please contact EMS at emsartscene@gmail.com or Instagram at @ericminhswenson
People February 9–April 6, 2019925 North Orange Drive More than fifty standing, sitting and hanging figurative sculptures will fill Jeffrey Deitch’s new Los Angeles gallery. The artists in the show span several generations from the 1980s to the present, with an emphasis on emerging talent. All of the works in the exhibition reflect a contemporary...
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects is pleased to announce the opening of our new exhibition space in downtown Los Angeles. Spanning the entire length of 1700 South Santa Fe Avenue, the 11,000 sf warehouse will host some of the gallery’s most ambitiously scaled exhibitions to date and provides additional space for both a screening and...
SPRING/BREAK Art Show Los Angeles premiered during Frieze Week LA in February, featuring 40+ projects of near-exclusively Los Angeles-based artists, curators, and artist-run spaces. For press responses to the event, go to our NEWS section. February 15 – 17, 2019  //  The Stalls at Skylight ROW DLTA  //  1925 East 8th Street, Los Angeles  SPRING/BREAK Art Show is...
The fair will take place within the private suites and bungalows of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel from February 14-17, 2019. Felix LA will showcase a diverse selection of 38 forward-thinking exhibitors from across the globe, including galleries located in Europe, North America, China, South Africa and Australia. Felix LA’s mission is to create an intimate...
Art Los Angeles Contemporary, the International Contemporary Art fair of the West Coast, will be held February 13–17, 2019. The tenth edition of the fair will feature top established and emerging galleries from around the world, with a strong focus on Los Angeles galleries. Participants will present some of the most dynamic recent works from their...
Desert X is a site-specific, contemporary art exhibition that is held in the Coachella Valley in Southern California. The inaugural Desert X was held from February 25 to April 30, 2017; Desert X 2019, February 9 to April 21. The artists included in the 2019 edition include Iván Argote, Nancy Baker Cahill, Cecilia Bengolea, Pia Camil, John Gerrard, Julian Hoeber, Jenny...
Autre Magazine Party kicking off Freize Week LA in Silverlake, Los Angeles. – for more information on additional images from this event please contact EMS at emsartscene@gmail.com or Instagram at @ericminhswenson
Pontormo Miraculous Encounters February 5–April 28, 2019, GETTY CENTERP Featuring one of Jacopo da Pontormo’s most renowned works, the Visitation, this exhibition presents this innovative altarpiece along with two exceptional portraits and preparatory drawings that reveal his creative process. Completed during Florence’s political upheaval at the end of the 1520s, the artist’s paintings from this period resonate...
Superchief Gallery is an independent artist-run gallery with permanent large scale warehouse locations in New York City & Downtown LA, founded in 2012 by Edward Zipco & Bill Dunleavy in Brooklyn, NY Superchief has a history of supporting artists from disparate scenes & collectives, enabling them to participate in the larger community. As a multidisciplinary...
A collaborative platform that links the international photography community; World-class artists / photographers, galleries, dealers, & publishers.January 31st – February 3rd, 2019The Historic Barker Hangar–Santa Monica, CA – for more information on additional images from this event please contact EMS at emsartscene@gmail.com or Instagram at @ericminhswenson
An opening of an exhibition of collaborative drawings by @justjorosenthal and @xzoeus. – for more information on additional images from this event please contact EMS at emsartscene@gmail.com or Instagram at @ericminhswenson
(from website) Celebrating today’s most significant creatives and leading contributors to the worlds of design and visual arts, the fair assembles 45 leading international galleries; prominent 20th-century and contemporary design dealers; a weekend of exciting programs; and 21POP, a special installation created by Stanlee Gatti. FOG has become a focal point for the design and...
(from website) Untitled, Art is an international, curated art fair founded in 2012 that focuses on curatorial balance and integrity across all disciplines of contemporary art. Untitled, Art innovates the standard fair model by selecting a curatorial team to identify and curate a selection of galleries, artist-run exhibition spaces, and non-profit institutions and organizations, in...
(from website) David Kordansky Gallery is pleased to announce Chromospheres, its first exhibition by Fred Eversley. The show of new sculptures will open on January 12 and remain on view through March 2, 2019. An opening reception will take place on Saturday, January 12 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm. Based in Venice Beach for five decades, Fred...
AI WEIWEI: LIFE CYCLE (from Marciano gallery) September 28, 2018 – March 3, 2019Marciano Art Foundation is pleased to announce the third MAF Project in the Theater Gallery, a solo exhibition of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, on view from September 28, 2018 — March 3, 2019. This exhibition is Ai’s first major institutional exhibition in...