Kathy Ryan’s Instagram feed is one of my favorites. Witnessing the subtle beauty in the New York Times building and the way lights falls around the structure is wonderful. So for Halloween, Ryan harnessed the eerie spirits of light and captures ghostly shadows and other lit phenomena. In her words, “People passing by disintegrate into shadow selves, sometimes completely disappearing into the walls. The light along the stairs bookending the southwest and northwest sides of the building swelters at the […]
Art of Studio is excited to present Sara Swaty’s 3rd solo show featuring her ongoing photographic social documentary, In Between & Outside. This portrait series examines different perceptions of gender and how it related to sexuality through exploring the human body and gender identity across a broad spectrum of individuals. Please come and show your support for a new rising star just hitting the Los Angeles photography scene. Enjoy drinks and dialogue over this personal passion project!! To learn more […]
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Come to Art of Studio Thursday, September 5th 6-9 PM for a special Hippo Works show presenting bamboo prints and other unique gifts! Hippo Works was founded by cartoonist Denis Thomopoulos, inspired both to entertain and help educate children about the urgent environmental issues of our day. His weekly cartoon “It’s A Jungle Out There!®” has been syndicated to sites such as National Geographic Kids, AOL Kids, and Care2.com. RSVP via Facebook.
I had the pleasure of recently meeting with fellow creative and friend, Kenny Gravillis, who has built his business up from a 2-person operation in his home with business partner and wife DeAnna, to a beautifully structured office space full of light, art, and creativity bursting everywhere. Gravillis Inc has created some of the top movie posters in the industry and I’ve had the pleasure of working with him on photo shoots. After witnessing his company’s growth and entrepreneurial spirit, I […]
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This upcoming Sunday, July 7th, from 2-5, at Art of Studio- 1346 Abbot Kinney- Michele Castagnetti will be at hand to sign his latest photographic book Venice Bikes, which essays the abandoned, customized, eccentric and iconic bicycles of Venice. Check out the Argonaut Newspaper article to learn more about Michele’s inspiration for the Venice Bikes series. Pick up a copy at the signing or check it out on Kwakushop. About the Book: Los Angeles, and especially the iconic beach community […]