ART ON BERGAMONT

26 10 2015

BERGAMONT STATION OPENING NIGHT

On October 24th 2015, the Bergamont Station  gallery row is buzzing with life!… It was packed! Parking was full! There were so many events simultaneously that it was barely possible to visit them all,

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Craig Krull Gallery, Ned Evans Oct 24, 2015

I was very enthusiastic to see what is in show – some of the invitations were  informative I was actually looking to an Art Talk at Samuel Freeman Gallery , just to find out that they have moved and I simply have forgotten… Ugh.

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Andrew Weiss Gallery Oct 24 2015, Photo: ArtChronicle

But there were many new galleries in the place of the ones that have moved elsewhere . Attending the openings was very exciting for me! Especially this Saturday , the Gallery Row seemed to be brimming with life! I went with a friend of mine, who is a couture designer –  and we did a series of gallery  openings. Some – in and out – others kept me in to savor the Artists work. Some of them shows  were great – others outstanding…
One thing   didn’t make me happy – the SANTA MONICA MUSEUM OF ART has closed its doors….. This was a sad moment – but I am sure it will be resolved in matter of  months. I have been there a few times – and ever since it opened – it looked more like a gallery. Perhaps because my idea of an Art Museum as institutions like MOCA or LACMA or TATE …. Anyway – regardless of what I thought – it was a great start for a future institution. Arts have in disfavor f lately by lawmakers and budgetmakers , cutting art programs from schools –  so any organization that enhances public ‘s interest in  Art  is good. Santa Monica Museum of Art , despite its small size was a plus…It remains to be seen what the fate of this art establishment will be.

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Laura Korman Gallery,Artist Katherine Tsu Mann, Oct 24, 2015

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CHARISSA BARGER Harp at Laura KORMAN Gallery

The truth is– most of the shows were good, some of the shows were even fantastic ! ANDREW WEISS GALLERY, located in the place of the James Gray gallery had a great opening of small works on paper by Larry Bell and Ed Moses among others. It had the feel of a San Francisco gallery… GREG KRULL GALLERY had works by Ned Evans, RUTH BACHOFNER Gallery was showing Virginia Katz and Audra Weasner, LOIS LAMBERT had Kinetic Art and LAURA KORMAN has Katherine Tsu Lynn Mann. All galleries were curated and staged to perfection this season. .Some of them displaying quite a classy presentation with a performance by classical harpist( Charissa Barger at Laura Korman) . The effort extended past the Art and contributed to an air of a celebrartory feel. Hopefully this will reflect in the sales. Bergamont Station is making a come back!!Public’s interest in Art is making a come back! This is the best news as of lately. Yes! Finally! Thank you LA!

Your truly,

TY

 

 

 

 

Tsvetana

for TheArtChronicle

 




Meet Jeremy Lipking – A True California Talent

28 03 2010

A Note From Jeremy

Dear Friends,

I hope you are enjoying your winter (or summer for my southern hemisphere friends), I know I am. Here in southern California the Winters and Spring are my favorite times to paint outdoors, the hills are green, the streams are full and the temperatures can be in the 70’s and 80’s. I’ve been trying get out there when I can to take advantage of the great conditions. I’ve also been lucky this Winter to have had a chance to paint with some great visiting artists like Christopher Pugliese and Rose Frantzen who currently has an exhibition at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC.
Here are some upcoming events I’d like you to know about.

California Workshops
May and June
In each of these workshops we’ll be painting the figure in the studio and outdoors. Click on the links to register and pay.

May Workshop:
May 14th, 15th & 16th 2010

June Workshop:
June 25th, 26th & 27th 2010

Location: Agoura Hills CA
Cost: $495.

For people in Southern California I also offer a weekly painting class in my studio on Tuesday nights 7-10pm. The cost for 8-weeks is $480. To register or for more info on this or the 3-day workshops contact Danielle or call 818-451-7675
You may also pay online for the weekly class here.

Realist Revolution: Panel Discussion
Contemporary Art: REALIST REVOLUTION and CRITICAL RELEVANCE, Is Main Stream Media Missing an Important Cultural Trend?
Date: 4:00PM Friday April 23rd 2010
Location: Hyatt Regency Reston, VA (Washington D.C area)
Cost: Free (you must reserve tickets though)
I am really excited to announce this panel discussion I’ll be moderating at the 2010 Art of the Portrait Conference in the Washington D.C area next month. We have a top notch panel that will be discussing the current movement in representational art and its place in the contemporary art world.
Panel members are:
Jacob Collins, artist & founder of Grand Central Academy
Alexey Steele, artist and recipient of 2009 Gusi Peace Prize
James Panero, writer and managing editor of The New Criterion
Dr. Vern Swanson, author and expert on Academic and Realist art & Director of the Springville Museum.
This is an important discussion for any artist or collector. Although it is part of the Art of the Portrait Conference agenda, this one event will be open to anyone at no cost but you must reserve tickets by emailing Christine Egnoski at info@portraitsociety.org or call 877-772-4321

Solo Exhibition NY

And Last but not least my Solo Exhibition I have been working on for two years night is opening Thursday night June 10th. 2010 at Arcadia Gallery,
51 Greene Street
New York, NY 10013
212-965-1387
I hope to see you there.

Sincerely,

Jeremy Lipking

http://www.lipking.com





Art Classes By Westerberg

21 01 2010

Oil Painting Workshop in GlendaleMarch 6th and 7th

Westerberg Fine Art is conducting a Two Day Head and Figure, Monochromatic Oil Painting Workshop at Cope Studios, Glendale, 926 Western Ave Suit A, CA 91201. Cost : $300 .For more info :www.westerberg-fineart.com March 6th and 7th , from 10-4pm, one hour break for lunch . This workshop will serve as a bridge from drawing to painting. Learn how to paint in a very limited and controlled manner.  Monochromatic or single color painting is one oldest and best ways to begin the journey into oil painting. Stressing shape, value, and edge we will go over basic supplies and techniques of monochromatic painting. Learn how to draw with a brush!