Time lapse footage of New York street artist, Chris Riggs, painting a permanent mural on the back wall of Open Mind Art Space located in West Los Angeles, California.
Video by: Bryan Birdman Mier (Birdman Photos)
The mural is a permanent installation on the building and is viewable 24/7. For more info, contact the gallery: http://openmindartspace.com/contact/
Paintings by Chris Riggs will be on view in the gallery as part of his solo exhibition, "Love and Peace in L.A.", through February 23, 2019 (Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat, 11am-6pm). Works from the exhibition are also available for purchase online at http://bit.ly/chris-riggs-artsy Read More
“‘Meet an Artist Monday’ is an ongoing series of mini Q&As with some of L.A.’s most active and eclectic contemporary artists, introducing themselves to you in their own words. This week, we meet mixed-media artist Andre Yi, whose practice involves aspects of sculpture, painting, drawing, assemblage and collage.” - Shana Nys Dambrot for LA Weekly Read More
“Before turning to sculpture, Andre Yi created delicate paintings and drawings. His early works were detailed renderings of natural and architectural elements centered in large expanses of soft color, often juxtaposed with swirling ribbon shaped white lines that suggested flowing rivers… Imagining a progression, it is possible to see the trajectory from Yi’s paintings which were becoming more abstracted while remaining two-dimensional, to his current constructions. It is as if the trees and the background disappeared leaving just the geometric shapes.” - Jody Zellen for Art and Cake Read More
“Walking into Parts and Motions, a solo show of new works by Katie Kirk, you begin with a lone small painting hanging almost surreptitiously to the left… The main space proposes a world where the divisions of drawing, painting, and sculpture are fluid and where the acts of making are interchangeable… As a material lover, I really gravitated close to each piece. Standing nose to surface, it was a pleasure to stay with one and dig into the drips, the ‘paint skins’, the rubbings, drawings, twists in clay, and glaze…” - Christina Han for Maake Magazine Read More
Open Mind Art Space is delighted to share that our current featured artist, Jann Pollard, has been accepted into next year's SALON DESSIN ET PEINTURE A L’EAU (Salon Drawing and Painting with Water) in Paris, France. This annual salon is the largest exhibition of works under glass in the world, with over 500 artists in participation. In 2018, approximately 11,000 visitors attended the salon on the opening day. Read More