BRUT FORCE California Handmade: The Masters of Craft “There are no innovative artists who can afford to live in New York anymore. It’s ridiculous. If you want something that’s fresh and new and avant-garde, they won’t be in New York. In LA, you can have a massive studio space for a fraction of the cost.”…
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THE SUN Art made with blown glass is hotter than ever By Sandra Barrera March 27, 2017 In his Boyle Heights studio, Jaime Guerrero dips the tip of a long blowpipe into a 2,000-degree furnace and begins the process of inflating the glob of molten glass with little puffs of air. “Everything starts with a…
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KTLA BEAT THE HEAT Beat the Heat: Aquatic Bloom at the Craft in America Center Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles continuing her “BEAT THE HEAT” series at the Craft in America Center at the new exhibition Arline Fisch: Aquatic Bloom. The artist has transformed both the fine art and craft worlds with her…
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SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE California Handmade: State of the Arts exhibit highlights the DIY craft By Michelle Mills June 5, 2015 Crafting and do-it-yourself projects are big moneymakers today. There are television shows, websites and apps dedicated to the to the art movement, and now there’s a new exhibit. “California Handmade: State of the Arts”…
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MODERN MAGAZINE Craft that Crosses the Americas By Sammy Dalati August 22, 2017 THIS YEAR’S PACIFIC STANDARD TIME: LA/LA initiative, a project of the Getty, is enlisting seventy-five cultural institutions across Southern California to tell the story of Latin American artists in Los Angeles. As part of it, the Craft in America Center in Los…
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LA TIMES Gerardo Monterrubio’s ‘Mano-Made’ works: A swirling vortex of lives, captured on clay By Leah Ollman November 18, 2017 Gerardo Monterrubio’s sculptures could easily be called riveting or arresting, except that would imply that they stop you in your tracks and hold you fast. His work does the opposite: It compels movement. To experience…
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ARTBOUND Jaime Guerrero Breathes Life to Glass By Kenya Davis-Hayes September 15, 2017 This is produced in partnership with Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. The work of Jaime Guerrero is truly one of a kind. Fine art is filled with glass blown…
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ARTILLERY  Mary Little Craft in America Center By Daniel Austin Warren July 2, 2018 There’s a fabulous tabula-rasa quality present in “The Shape of Cloth.” Leveraging her experience as a masterful furniture designer, Irish-expat Mary Little presents eight existing unbleached canvas sculptures and a single site-specific piece for her exhibition at Craft in America Center….
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CRAFT IN AMERICA: BORDERS and NEIGHBORS episodes Craft in America announces two new episodes of the Peabody Award-winning documentary series, Craft in America. Now in its 9th season on PBS, Craft in America: BORDERS and Craft in America: NEIGHBORS will be broadcast nationwide on Friday, September 29, 2017 (*check local listings). These episodes are part of Pacific…
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Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA added $430 million to SoCal economy and brought young people to museums Carla Javier May 1, 2018 Remember when, not that long ago, white and red signs advertising for Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA dotted Los Angeles streets? Well, according to a new report released today by the Los Angeles Economic Development…
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