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Comedian inspired art gallery show in Los Angeles

Gallery: 1988 is one of the hippest, most interesting art galleries in Los Angeles and just recently they had an art show dedicated to pieces inspired by some of the most popular and beloved comedians in the business. The show was called “Is this thing on?” and drew great crowds, including most of the comedians [...]

Art gallery parties are a better time than you might imagine

I wouldn’t be surprised if the vast majority of you reading this can’t imagine a worse time than going to a party at an art gallery. You’re probably seeing lots of pretentious people talking about the art that looks like garbage and sounding like idiots. That will probably happen at any art gallery party but [...]

The world’s most famous art gallery: The Louvre

The Louvre, located in Paris, France is the world’s most visited and most famous art gallery. It’s also a work of art and a monument in and of itself. It’s beautiful and inside you’ll find more than 35,000 pieces of art displayed in the countless rooms. You’ll also likely wait a while to see them [...]

The most visited art galleries in the world

The Art Newspaper is a specialty publication about art, obviously. Each year they publish a list of the most visited art galleries in the world (museums with art on display) and the numbers are pretty darn impressive. At the top of the list for 2011 is the Louvre, arguably the world’s most famous museum and [...]

Art gallery at the Getty Center in Los Angeles

The Getty Center is located in Los Angeles and if you’ve never been it’s a must see on a vacation or if you live in the area and you want something amazing to do. First, the piece of property it’s on is one of the finest in Los Angeles with views in almost every direction, [...]

Is it worth visiting a modern art gallery?

The best way to describe modern art is really in the name. It’s art that steps away from the traditions of the past in favor of doing something new, fresh, and current. Sometimes it misses entirely but the point is that the artist is forging a new path and trying something interesting and that in [...]

The best art galleries in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is stuffed to the brim with art galleries but it has something special called The Art Walk. It’s a collection of art galleries all in Downtown Los Angeles and each month they feature new pieces and artists. There’s a website with all the information or you can head downtown and find more information [...]

The best art galleries in New York City

If you’re in New York City and you want to see some of the local art or you have a budget and you want to pick up a few pieces here are a few recommendations for great art galleries in NYC. You can start in Chelsea and check out David Zwirner’s place on 19th Street [...]

Visit the national gallery of art

If you live in the United States and you’ve never been to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC you should make a point of doing so. It houses over 108,000 pieces and includes a little bit of everything. Whether you seek a sculpture, paintings, pictures, or any number of other forms of artistic [...]

What is a contemporary art gallery?

A contemporary art gallery stands out from an art gallery in a museum in that it’s a largely commercial enterprise. Sometimes the works shown will be seemingly uncommercial but they’re always for sale and there’s always a market for art since it’s such a subjective medium and you can never tell when a particular piece [...]