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Artist’s ‘dreamworks’ come to life

LOS ANGELES, CA – (PNAN) – Opening Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Jason Vass, “Metamorphosis” features new works by sculptor Douglas Tausik Ryder, uses both traditional techniques as well as cutting edge digital fabrication, which will be of large scale works in wood and bronze and related works on paper. Tausik Ryder uses obsolete computer […]

January 2017 | Posted in At the Galleries,California,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Icon’s sounds to fill the airways

  OAKLAND, CA –  (PNAN) –  Performing at the Yoshis in Oakland on Saturday, January 21 and Sunday 22, 2017, Pete Escovedo (http://peteescovedo.com) leads one of the top Latin-Jazz Orchestras in the country performing his own unique sound and continues to deliver his music throughout the world. This legendary Percussionist broke down the barriers between […]

January 2017 | Posted in Art-in-Performance Section,California,Centerstage Section,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: San Francisco

  WHERE: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. WHEN: September 3, 2016 through June 25, 2017. Leslie and Merle Rabine Performance Season   BRIEF ABOUT: YBCA is spotlighting artists whose work responds to or complicates the following three questions: “Can we design FREEDOM?”, “What does EQUITY look like?”, and “Why CITIZENSHIP?” These lines of inquiry […]

August 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-in-Performance Section,At the Centers dept,California,Centerstage Section,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

‘Fire of Life’

Along with a captive audience, I was totally in awe by the performance of Forever Flamenco recently at the John Anson Ford Theatre. This was a crescendo of over 700 flamenco performances produced by the Fountain Theatre in Los Angeles. The word “Jaleo” was heard throughout this amphitheater. This is a term that only this […]

August 2016 | Posted in Art-in-Performance Section,California,Reviews-other,Two Sisters Bookmart | Read More »

A show of memory lane works

Internationally exhibited artist Victor Matthews works are on view at KM Fine Arts in Los Angeles through July 9, 2016. Artist Matthews solo installation, “The Longest Road” exhibition functions as a conceptualized narrative whereas a brick pathway leads to each painting and each individual painting signifies a different chapter in the last year of the […]

May 2016 | Posted in Archives,At the Galleries,California,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Saleri show to open at Fresno State

  Opening Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the Henry Madden Library in the Leon S. Peters Ellipse Gallery and Pete P. Peters Balcony gallery at Fresno State, will be a retrospective exhibition of artwork by Kristin Saleri 1915-2006 (www.kristinsaleri.com), who was a pioneering 20th century artist of Armenian heritage from Istanbul. Trained in Paris, artist […]

February 2016 | Posted in Archives,At the Libraries dept,Bugle Section,California,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: San Francisco

WHERE: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. WHEN: Performances on Friday, January  22, 2016 at 8:00 pm and Saturday, 23rd at 8:00 pm. The Odyssey–from Vietnam to America BRIEF ABOUT: This film, created by composer-performer Vân-Ánh Võ in partnership with Asian Americans for Community Involvement, explores the personal and spiritual journeys of the Boat People […]

January 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-in-Performance Section,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,At the Centers dept,California,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: Long Beach

The Long Beach Museum of Art has acquired a substantial Gail Factor painting for their permanent collection. Factor’s “Salmon Stripe” was completed in the artist’s California decades.     About Gail Factor (1942-2013) was committed to the painting process for more than five decades. An obvious artistic interest and aptitude emerged early on leading her […]

September 2015 | Posted in At the Museums dept,California,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: San Francisco

  WHERE: Throughout the Bay Area. WHEN: October 2-10, 2015. Asia Week San Francisco Bay Area BRIEF ABOUT: West Coast’s first, major region wide event celebrating Asian art, involving 17 institutional participants for the inaugural event will host a week of exhibitions, symposiums and artist talks at private and non-profit venues, including museums, arts organizations, […]

August 2015 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Centers dept,At the Galleries,At the Libraries dept,At the Museums dept,California,News (Time related),Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: San Francisco

  WHERE: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in the Upstairs Gallery. WHEN: Opening Reception on Friday, August 14 at 6:00 pm. Won Ju Lim: Raycraft Is Dead   BRIEF ABOUT: Can we ever really own a space, either legally, practically or theoretically? Mixed media installations by Won Ju Lim ask her viewers to consider […]

August 2015 | Posted in At the Centers dept,California,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Best in Show in summer exhibition

  At the Women’s City Club of Pasadena, located at 160 North Oakland Avenue in Pasadena, California, the California Art League summer exhibition, “My Favorite Subject” opens on Saturday, June 6, 2015 with also an award ceremony from 2:00-5:00 pm. The show will remain on view through September 4, 2015.      Chosen Best in Show, […]

June 2015 | Posted in At the Galleries,California,In the AAPJ Gallery,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Summer bouquet show in bloom

By Chevalier Tony Clark, Judge and Curator As our nation recovers from all the waters of winter, the warmth of the summer sun is most welcome. This exhibition, “Solar Spectrum” opens Tuesday, June 9 to the public and on  Thursday, June 11, 2015, the Opening Reception is from 7:00-900 pm at M D Gallery, located at 7952 […]

May 2015 | Posted in At the Galleries,California,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Stop in the name of Tranquility

In a time of terror and global threats, one has to retreat inwardly for our own sanity and security. Gandhi and Buddha taught that war was never a solution. Fortunately, I have found some amazing artists that give us a sense of tranquility and hope for a brighter tomorrow.      Through prayer, mediation, communication and […]

April 2015 | Posted in At the Galleries,Back Porch Section,California,Commentary,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: San Francisco

WHERE: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. WHEN: Sunday, April 12, 2:00-4:00 pm. Jazz@YBCA BRIEF ABOUT: A whole family affair for an afternoon of playing early American roots music through an exploration of the banjo, an instrument of African origin.      Be prepared for an interactive hands-on learning and music making. Bring your guitars and […]

March 2015 | Posted in Art-in-Performance Section,At the Centers dept,California,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,Professional Court Section | Read More »

CA: Los Angeles

WHEN: Submission deadline is April 15, 2015.   Art-Lab in Civitella, Italy   LarkGallery has an opportunity to send 15-20 artists to an Art Lab and two weeks’ residency in Italy from July 13 to 28, 2015. In this program artists from different countries will paint, gain knowledge from masters by working side by side […]

March 2015 | Posted in Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide,California,Global,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Show exposes self to unknowns

Opening Saturday, April 4, 2015, “To Whom It May Concern” at the Bass & Reiner Gallery in San Francisco, California, the exhibit will feature works by Alyssa Block, Jon Gourley, Le Kolaj and Mario M. Santamaría. Remaining on view through May 2, 2015, this show addresses the absurdities of miscommunication, false connectivity and delusions surrounding […]

March 2015 | Posted in At the Galleries,Bugle Section,California,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Artist’s works ’sirs’ with inner pulse

http://www.scribd.com/doc/252305586/Artist-s-works-sirs-with-inner-pulse   While living in Russia, Padrick Bentley became immersed in the sights, sounds, history, myths and legends. Like the fabled Prince, he brought back with him the magical feather of the Firebird. His attempt to bring harmony to the discord of our age is steeped in revolutionary traditions.      Artist Bentley says about his […]

January 2015 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,California,Cover Section,News (Time related),Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,Professional Court Section,Texas | Read More »

Time Evolution in Dance

  Breaking the shackles of labels MXD does not conform to norm. The artistic director and choreographer Chad Michael Hall does a pas de deux with his lighting director Johnny Garofalo to great gut wrenching moments to monumental tableaux. John using light like Caravaggio used varnishes to capture the mood and emotions of Hall’s choreography. Just […]

December 2014 | Posted in Art-in-Performance Section,California,New Jersey,New York,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: Los Angeles

WHERE: Diavolo Dance Space, 616 Moulton Ave., Los Angeles, California. WHEN: Thursday, November 6 through November 8, 2014 INTERFACE: Visceral/Virtual BRIEF ABOUT: An Evening of Interactive Digital Dance Theatre, this venue combines audience, performer and technology into one immersive environment and allows audience members to interact with the performance live via cell phones by taking […]

October 2014 | Posted in Art-in-Performance Section,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide,California,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

’50 shades of Magic’ in motion

       I entered a new realm of artistry that I was not ready to accept in the beginning. I witnessed and I was completely enveloped in the Australian Ballet’s of Swan Lake. Australia has a great tradition of classical dance as all the various Ballets Russes performed there.      They turned ballet on its […]

October 2014 | Posted in Art-in-Performance Section,California,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN | Read More »

CA: San Luis Obispo

WHERE: Alex Madonna Expo Center. WHEN: Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29, 2014. Seven Sister Quilt Show BRIEF ABOUT: If you are a quilt enthusiast or simply have an eye for a beautiful design, for those 2,000-3,000 attendees from across California and neighboring states, this will be a place to be; the home to […]

May 2014 | Posted in Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide,California,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: Inglewood

WHERE: 1019 W. Manchester Blvd. (corner of Hindry). Editor’s note: 1019WEST is easily accessible to/from Santa Monica, Venice, Downtown, I-405, LAX, Loyola Marymount, and Otis College of Art and Design. WHEN: Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 5:00-9:00 pm.  Zero Down! BRIEF ABOUT: Exhibiting are: David A. Peters, who has studied painting and drawing for the […]

May 2014 | Posted in At the Galleries,California,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Gallery selects show bests

In a time in place where we forget our cultural and ethnic identities to fit into society, Lark Gallery Online brings us back to the essence of whom we are and whence we came. The exhibition, “Find Your Roots” is so appropriate in a nomadic world where one rarely lives and where they were born. […]

March 2014 | Posted in Archives,At the Galleries,California,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

The Poetry of Hollywood

With all its glamour and that harmonic pulse that keeps Tinse town alive and even to this day, it still remains a mystery since its lofty beginning in 1870. Through the lenses of professionals, The Perfect Exposure Gallery will open “Poetic Perspectives: An Exhibition of Hollywood Photographers” in a group show on Thursday, April 10, […]

March 2014 | Posted in Archives,At the Galleries,California,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN | Read More »

CA: Los Angeles

WHERE: Spirit Studio in Silverlake. WHEN: Saturdays: February 15, 22 and March 1, 2014 at 8:00 pm and Sundays: February 16 and 23 at 6:00 pm. Ecstasy For Everyone: A Theatrical Celebration of the Poetry & Art of James Broughton BRIEF ABOUT: Performance artist Jason Jenn brings to vivid life on stage the mercurial wit, […]

January 2014 | Posted in Archives,Art-in-Performance Section,At the Galleries,California,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Rosenberg captures Hollywood event

Since its founding in 1978, the Hollywood Arts Council has played a vital role in the life of the community.  Its primary programs and services include an annual Childrens Festival of the Arts; Project S.O.A.R. (Students Overcoming All Risks) afterschool art workshops conducted in area elementary schools; production of a free daily calendar of local arts […]

October 2013 | Posted in Archives,California,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,Video | Read More »

A ‘Picasso’ memorable event

The Hollywood Arts Council brought the diversity of Arts and a melting pot of culture to friends and families alike at the 28th Annual Children’s Festival of the Arts at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, where these same Paramount gates opened for Gloria Swanson in Sunset Boulevard.      The Hollywood Arts Council also engaged Visual and Performing Artists […]

August 2013 | Posted in Archives,California | Read More »

CA: Los Angeles

WHERE: REDCAT/The Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater. WHEN: Thursday, July 25 through August 10, 2013. Note: There will be three distinct programs over three consecutive weekends. TITLE: New Original Works Festival BRIEF ABOUT: A three-week celebration of Los Angeles’ vibrant community of artists making work for the stage. Featuring nine new original works by regional […]

June 2013 | Posted in Archives,At the Centers dept,California,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: West Hollywood

WHERE: The Lot, 1041 North Formosa Aveune. WHEN: Wednesday, June 5, 2013. TITLE: Celebrate Sundance Institute Los Angeles Benefit BRIEF ABOUT: The benefit will honor the life and work of beloved journalist and film critic Roger Ebert with the Vanguard Leadership Award in Memoriam, in recognition of his advocacy of independent cinema.      The award […]

May 2013 | Posted in Archives,California,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

The Light from Within

Todd Williamson has brought illumination into his spectrum of painting.  His current exhibition, “Unpolarized Light” which is on view through May 25, 2013 at the George Billis Gallery LA, says it best when asked about this new dimension, “Light emitted by the sun, a lamp or by a candle flame is unpolarized light. Such light […]

May 2013 | Posted in Archives,At the Galleries,California,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN | Read More »

CA: West Hollywood

WHERE: City of West Hollywood Gallery. WHEN: Opening Friday, May 10, 2013 with an Artist’s Reception from 6:00-9:00 pm. Note: This exhibition will be on view into June. TITLE: Sensations of the Heart and Spirit ABOUT: The exhibitions tone is set by the Yogi painting by Mukhiya N. Lama of Nepal and Objects Trouvees sculpture […]

April 2013 | Posted in Archives,At the Galleries,California,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Visual Dialogues

Take off your earphones and enter the Sulkin/Secant Gallery at Bergamot Station Art Center in Santa Monica, California for LarkGallery’s Portal II exhibition, “Unique Choices” on Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 4:00-8:00 pm. Beware! You will immediately be immerged in conversations of art as the live music flows through the airways.       I believe you […]

April 2013 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Galleries,California,Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: San Francisco

WHERE: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. WHEN: Saturday, March 30, 2013, from 7:00-10:00 pm. Note: Admission is free. TITLE: A Night of Utopian Gestures BRIEF ABOUT: An interactive celebration of the current exhibition on view through June 9, Without Reality There Is No Utopia, includes Dana Yahalomi, the leader of the Public Movement, which […]

March 2013 | Posted in Archives,At the Centers dept,California,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Another Show, Another Closing

Lark aka Larisa Pilinsky has done it again. With her magic wand, and the help of an amazing team of friends and supporters, she threw a vibrant reception Saturday afternoon to celebrate Fourth Dimension, her two-woman show with striking newcomer Jeni Bev (Biktimirova) from Samara at Sulkin/Secant Gallery in Santa Monica (Bergamot Station T-6) which […]

February 2013 | Posted in Archives,At the Galleries,California,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: San Francisco

MORE: http://www.fortmason.org/events/events-details?id=2386&start=2013-02-07&end=2013-02-10

February 2013 | Posted in Archives,California,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: San Francisco

WHERE: Chinese Culture Center. WHEN: Goes on view Sunday, January 13 through February 2, 2013 TITLE: Images from Chinatown: Four Decades of Photographs by Maurice H. Edelstein BRIEF ABOUT: As the first exhibition in a new Series, this retrospective solo exhibition will examine the lives of residents framed by everyday street backdrops; a frequently ignored […]

January 2013 | Posted in Archives,At the Centers dept,California,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Inner Illuminations

New York artist Jim Klausen is the most organic of photographers. Through his perspective and technique, he transforms scenes of nature into a world of their own. He takes flora and fillets it. So that you see is the chorus of minerals and byproducts that pulse through their xylem and phloem.      The artist says, “Nature is […]

January 2013 | Posted in Archives,At the Centers dept,California | Read More »

CA: Los Angeles

WHERE: Los Angeles Convention Center. WHEN: Opens Wednesday, January 23, 2013 through Sunday, 27th. TITLE: Los Angeles Art Show BRIEF ABOUT: This is the longest running platform for contemporary, modern, historic and traditional fine art in the country. The show will feature several special exhibits curated by leading galleries and arts organizations that also includes […]

January 2013 | Posted in Archives,California,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: Los Angeles

Breaking out of the shadows of a canyon, a wrangler is keeping the tail end of the remuda moving. This has kicked up a fair amount of dust, which is slow in settling. I have experienced and painted this theme many times. Capturing the effect of a low setting sun as it illuminates a heavy […]

January 2013 | Posted in Archives,At the Museums dept,California,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: Studio City

WHERE: Fabien Castanier Gallery. WHEN: Opens Saturday, January 19, 2013 from 7:00-10:00 pm. Remains on view through February 17, 2013. TITLE: All You Can Eat BRIEF ABOUT: New work by Tilt, including paintings, works on paper, installations and sculpture. In his signature bubble-letter style, artist Tilt serves up the quintessential American feast. He has always […]

December 2012 | Posted in Archives,California,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: Studio City

WHERE: Fabien Castanier Gallery. WHEN: On view through Saturday, December 2, 2012. TITLE: A Beautiful Madness BRIEF ABOUT: This is JonOne’s first solo exhibition in the USA, who grew up in New York, but since the mid 1980s has lived in Paris where he has established himself as an artist for over 20 years. JonOne […]

November 2012 | Posted in Archives,California,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Reflecting on the World of Lark

     I am rarely a “fan” of any artist, but LARK aka Larisa Pilinsky (www.larkgallery.org)  is an exceptional phenomenon. Besides her brilliant sense of composition, she is the ultimate “Green Artist” or maybe she is also the grand ‘love child’ of Kandinsky and Schwitters, but regardless I find Lark’s talent is built from the ‘shoulders’ of […]

October 2012 | Posted in California,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: Los Angeles

WHERE: REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater WHEN: Sunday, September 16 through November 11, 2012. Note: Opening Reception is Saturday, September 15 from 6:00-9:00 pm. TITLE: Tony Cokes: Retro (Pop, Terror, Critique) BRIEF ABOUT: For nearly three decades, Cokes has been engaged in a thorough examination of the uses of sound and image by forms […]

September 2012 | Posted in At the Centers dept,California,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: Long Beach

WHERE: Lark Gallery Online. WHEN: Deadline July 1, 2012. TITLE: Rediscovery of Wonder BRIEF ABOUT: Lark Gallery Online invites musicians, composers and performers to submit their music to their second online global music competition. MORE DETAILS: www.larkgalleryonline.com/rediscovery_of_wonder_music.php.

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CA: Los Angeles

WHERE: Coagula Curatorial Gallery. WHEN: Opens Saturday, September 29 and runs thru October 21, 2012. TITLE: Once Upon A Time…Axl Rose Was My Neighbor BRIEF ABOUT: A solo show of new art by fine art photographer, Laura London (www.lauralondon.com). The exhibit explores the fine line between constructed narrative and documentary, private portraiture and celebrity posing, […]

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CA: West Hollywood

WHERE: MAK Center for Art and Architecture. WHEN: Thursday, October 04, 2012, 7:00-9:00 pm. TITLE: Artists+Institutions Salon Remix BRIEF ABOUT: In the Schindler House, conversations related to a site-specific culinary event at the historic Fitzpatrick-Leland House. The series investigates definitions and boundaries of power in the cultural sphere with invited participants representing multiple positions and […]

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CA: Los Angeles

WHERE: J. Paul Getty Museum. WHEN: Through October 14, 2012. TITLE: Messerschmidt and Modernity BRIEF ABOUT: On view is the modern series of so-called Character Heads created by the German Baroque artist Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (1736–1783). The exhibition shows how Messerschmidt’s heads are linked to the 18th and 19th centuries’ fascination with expression and the […]

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CA: San Jose

WHERE: San Jose Museum of Art. WHEN: Through January 13, 2013.   TITLE:  Local Color BRIEF ABOUT: From the Museum’s permanent collection, this exhibit explores the primacy of color in a range of works, from Alexander Calder’s whimsical mobiles to Elmer Bischoff’s luscious, light-filled canvases to David Levinthal’s slick, color-saturated photographs of Barbie dolls, as well […]

September 2012 | Posted in At the Museums dept,California,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CA: Carmichael

WHERE: Sacramento Fine Arts Center. WHEN: Opens Tuesday, August 7 through September 1, 2012.  Note: Second Saturday Reception is August 11, from 5:30-8:30 pm with music and refreshments. TITLE: Magnum Opus XXIII Art Exhibit BRIEF ABOUT: Annual open juried art show of the region’s finest artists showing their original art, sculptors, photography, painting and all […]

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CA: Los Angeles

WHERE: International WHEN: Deadline is Monday, August 20, 2012. TITLE: The Art of  Now Music BRIEF ABOUT: This competition by LarkGallery invites artists and musicians to submit works they have conceived and created in their own unique “zero zone” aka as the place where we can and are totally immersed in the creative process. For complete details, […]

August 2012 | Posted in California,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »







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