Sketch Theater profile Ana Bagayan

The good folks at Sketch Theater just featured Ana Bagayan with this great lil’ eskimo sketch (shown above) just in time for the holiday season.

Check out the piece coming to life over at Sketch Theater here:

Get ready for Ana’s 1st solo show in LA in over 3 years coming up this February at Thinkspace. Take a sneak peek here. We’ll be releasing more details soon.

Hi-Fructose visit the studio of Esao Andrews

“‘Nowhere’ bears the signature technique of Andrews’ oeuvre and the work marvelously blends innocent creatures such as a long eared hare and thin adolescents with a lurking creepiness apparent in the details.” – HiFructose

Check out J.L. Schnabel’s full studio visit for Hi-Fructose here:

Also be sure to check out our ‘sneak peek’ with some add’l shots here:

Reception with the artist:
Sat, Jan. 7th 5-8PM

On view: Jan. 7th – Jan. 28th, 2012

Thinkspace / 6009 Washington Blvd in Culver City, CA /

‘Spread The Word’ tonight at Mark Moore Gallery in Culver City

The big ‘Spread the Word’ auction at the Mark Moore Gallery in Culver City takes place tonight – Saturday, Dec. 17. This one-night exhibition and silent auction features unique works by over 80 contemporary artists. All proceeds from ticket sales and auction bids will benefit 826LA, a pioneering non-profit organization focused on youth literacy and writing.

Each participating artist was given a vintage pulp novel to work with — like the piece by Bumblebee above. Works from the show can be previewed here.

The evening will include a live set by KCRW’s Jason Bentley and food truck eats from Holy Aioli. Tickets can be purchased here.

‘Spread the Word’ Auction
TONIGHT – Saturday, Dec. 17th 7-10PM

Mark Moore Gallery
5790 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

Brian M. Viveros directs first music video / new piece to premiere at this January’s Affordable Art Fair

Brian M. Viveros has just directed his first music video short ‘Sodamuck no.10‘ for The Velvoids

Sodamuck no.10: a film by Brian M. Viveros and Eriijk Rêssler
An Opheliaist tightrope strut above the chasm separating the Godhead and death.

Look for a new work from Viveros to be showcased at Thinkspace‘s booth at the LA debut of the Affordable Art Fair this coming January.

Esao Andrews featured in the new issue of Hi-Fructose

The new issue of Hi-Fructose (Vol. 22) will be out early this coming January and we’re happy to say that the new volume will feature the work of Esao Andrews. A lil’ sneak peek at his feature in Vol. 22 is shown above. The feature will showcase much of the work from his upcoming January solo exhibit with us.

The new Hi-Fructose will also include features on Aron Wiesenfeld, Trustocorp, Natalia Fabia, Gehard Demetz, Ryan McLennan, Irwin Wurm, Ofra Lapid, KOZYNDAN, Double Parlour, and the work of cover artist Winnie Truong.

Find out more about Hi-Fructose here.