A Tribute to Eames at Gallery Nucleus

As a fan of all things Mid-Century I always get excited when there’s a new exhibit celebrating the era. So when I learned one of my favorite galleries’, Gallery Nucleus, new show would be a tribute to Charles and Ray Eames I made sure to make it to opening night. The Eames husband and wife […]

Visiting the Forest Lawn Museum

A couple of months ago, as you may recall, Shannon and I headed to Bauer Pottery for one of its weekend sales. As we approached the location I discovered it was located on the backside of Forest Lawn. And not just any Forest Lawn but the granddaddy of them all in Glendale. I must admit […]

Shopping at The Shag Store Melrose

It’s no secret I’m a big Shag fan. I may have already written about him once…twice…maybe three times. I can’t help it. The man does good work. Needless to say I was pretty darn excited when I heard The Shag Store was opening a second location on Melrose Avenue. No longer would I have to […]

Dabs Myla at Modernica

You know what? People are sure creative. I know that may not be the most groundbreaking news but it never ceases to amaze me to see what wonderful things people come up with. Take Dabs Myla. This husband and wife artistic team recently completed a massive installation at Modernica – a mid-century inspired design company […]

Viewing Life at Annenberg Space for Photography

Los Angeles has no shortage of exhibition spaces. Just when I think I’ve visited them all I discover one, two or even ten more. Take the Annenberg Space for Photography. For the longest time I didn’t even know it existed and once I knew I couldn’t seem to find a moment to visit. Luckily, I […]

Strolling Through a Newport Beach Sculpture Garden

A few months back I was headed to Fashion Island in Newport Beach. As I turned from MacArthur Blvd. I thought I saw something out of the corner of my eye. Was it? No. Could it be? No. It was! A giant rabbit! “How odd,” I thought and continued  on my way. This past week […]

Visiting The Broad Museum

As a museum junkie SoCal is the place to be. There’s so many to choose from! Even so, sometimes I feel I’ve exhausted the supply and begin pining for the next special exhibition to roll through town. Or better yet, a new museum opening. Recently, it was my lucky day because I attended a press […]

Meeting Shag at WonderGround Gallery

It’s been awhile since I mentioned Shag (three years, wow!) but I’m still a big fan of his work. This past week a piece commissioned by Disney debuted at the WonderGround Gallery and he happened to be there signing his work. I, of course, had to go. As you can see the piece is charming […]

Made in L.A. 2014 at The Hammer Museum

The Hammer Museum is one of LA’s finest cultural institutions. Not only does it offer an array of cutting edge and traditional art but, as of last February, admission is free. Thank goodness for that because this summer a must see exhibition is on display – Made in L.A. 2014. Made in L.A. runs June […]

Visiting the Pasadena Museum of California Art

Recently I told you about my visit to the Pacific Asia Museum. Well, just across the parking lot is another exhibition space – Pasadena Museum of California Art. I, of course, had to check it out. According to their mission statement the museum is “dedicated to the exhibition of California art, architecture, and design from […]