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LEARN: Alex Israel's New Mural in Venice

Alex Israel Talks with ForYourArt About His New Mural on Abbot Kinney Boulevard This Friday marks the unveiling (and subsequent party, 7-11pm, ribbon cutting at 8pm) for a new mural created by native Angeleno Alex Israel.  The commission has been spearheaded by Esther Kim, the proprietor of a recently opened gallery on Abbot Kinney in Venice called

LEARN: FYA Asks the Curators of Pacific Standard Time

Carol A. Wells and Mary Sutton Discuss Their Exhibition Peace Press Graphics 1967-1987: Art in the Pursuit of Social Change at the University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB). Throughout Pacific Standard Time, ForYourArt is asking curators of the more than 60 exhibition for insight into their shows. Leading off with why their

LEARN: Artist David Robbins Talks High Entertainment

Alex Israel Interviews David Robbins About Working for Andy Warhol, Making Art, and His Location in the Culture Industry Given the difficulty of engaging the production economies of the mainstream popular culture, not to mention the lowish aspirations for humankind often conveyed in the wares offered by the aggressively Accessible mass culture, anyone’s decision to

LEARN: All About Gary Panter

Alex Isreal Talks to Gary Panter About His Interdisciplinary Practice of Painting, Comic Books, and Designing the Sets of PeeWee’s Playhouse. FYA loves the uncategorizable, and surely Gary Panter is one of a kind. He is a great example of an artist at home in many different worlds. He moves between art, entertainment and comics

LEARN: Emerging Photographer Betsy Lin Seder on Working in L.A.

Workspace’s Daniel Ingroff Sits Down With Photographer Betsy Lin Seder to Talk About Exploring the History, Myth, and Reality of California Artist Betsy Lin Seder, whose solo exhibition The Elephant was on view at Lincoln Heights-based gallery Workspace, is interviewed by the exhibition space’s director Daniel Ingroff about her series of work, making art in L.A. and

LEARN: Documentarian Matt Tyrnauer on Valentino

Matt Tyrnauer Gets Personal About Getting Up Close With Legendary Designer Valentino Garavani for His Film The Last Emperor FYA’s Karen Marta talks to Mr. Tyrnauer about Mr. Valentino, in time for his L.A. book signing and film premiere this week.

LEARN: Art in the Middle East

Antonia Carver, Dubai-Based Editor-at-Large of Bidoun Magazine, Speaks About Art in the Middle East Interview with Antonia Carver, Editor of Bidoun. ForYourArt invited Marisa Mazria-Katz, a NYC-based journalist, to blog on the art scene in the Middle East

LEARN: Judith Bernstein’s Never Heard of Any Good Reason for Censorship

KUNSTFORUM Interviews New York-based Artist Judith Bernstein About Her Work, Feminism, War, Censorship and the Importance of “Emotional Punch.” Artist Judith Bernstein, born in Newark 1942, lives and works in New York. In 1974, her drawing Horizontal, a monumental depiction of a phallic presence, part of the group exhibition FOCUS: Women’s Work – American Art 1974,