We Love Sylvia Ji.

I could go on and on about why I love Sylvia Ji, but the short of it is: this woman is talented. Her paintings are beautiful. Check them out yourself and you won’t disagree. Her just-released La Catrina Box Set features 12×12″ prints from her La Catrina series in a hand-made, laser etched birch wood… Continue reading We Love Sylvia Ji.


The Brewery ArtWalk is a twice annual open studio weekend at the worlds largest art complex. With over 100 participating resident artists, you will have the opportunity to see new works, discover new favorites, speak with the artists and purchase artwork directly from the artists at studio prices. Admission is free and so is parking.… Continue reading BREWERY ARTWALK, Oct. 9-10

Art Auction to Benefit AIDS Project Los Angeles

Friday, June 25 – Sunday, June 27, 2010 Bonhams & Butterfields 7601 West Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90046 $50 General includes Saturday night red-carpet cocktail party, live auction and silent auction. $75 VIP includes Friday night Artists’ Reception, Saturday night VIP Reception, followed by cocktail party, live auction and silent auction. Both tickets include… Continue reading Art Auction to Benefit AIDS Project Los Angeles


Mercedes Helnwein has been showing at the Merry Karnowsky Gallery since November 14. And now Gen Art is holding a private reception with a Q&A with the artist. As with all Gen Art sponsored events, there will be beverages and treats served. This time, you’ll sample the fare from Bear Flag Wine and Divine Chocolate.… Continue reading MERCEDES HELNWEIN

Meet the Artist…

At Candystore Collective from September 10-October 18: 3153 16th Street San Francisco, CA 94103 San Francisco artist, Jim Gorman, opened the Puma Gallery in North Beach in the late 1960s. The gallery, located at 1500 Grant had focus on nature and served as a meeting place for other local artists during this seminal period in… Continue reading Meet the Artist…


The original SUMO is a 480-page tribute that measures 20 x 27.5 inches, weighs 66 lb. and contains 464 pages of Helmut Newton’s (1920–2004) photography. It also costs $15,000. The new edition is 10.5 x 14.7 in. and is $150 making it easy for all us to be collectors.

Vicki DaSilva

We, like many, watched ALL 6 hours of CNN coverage and then probably about 6 more post-event coverage. Given all the chatter, we felt it was better to…not. But, then we saw this photo by Vicki DaSilva and had to share. From her bio on Myartspace: Vicki DaSilva creates striking single-frame time exposure photographs with… Continue reading Vicki DaSilva

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Science + Art

A little bit of cool, a dash of nerd and if you really, really think hard, a touch of creepy. All-in-all, we still dig the idea of self-obsession. So, why not get a framed poster of your very own DNA? Lather some saliva on a swab and send it back to a secure certified lab… Continue reading Science + Art