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What Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia Does for Love

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In Plegarias, a collection of Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia’s new pet project of sort at CB1 Gallery, an intimate painting — appropriately hung all by itself on one wall — is most exquisite among the eclectic gathering of small works on panel and paper, plus one sculptural construction suspended in midair. If the curatorial intent was that of distillation, Por Amor …

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David Klamen Paints Paintings from Angle

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The amazing popularity of Instagram —simultaneously reinforced and dampened by numerous brands advertising their “visual story” — allows for casual, mediated cultural voyeurism of all kinds, including art. While there is the convenience of searching for images from the latest art fairs with taps on a smartphone, most photographed artworks look subpar at best. The situation gets worse as many …

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Them Cats and Dogs Are Us

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Inside un petite Garage — a space so small that even in its past life as a parking garage, only a single coupe would have barely fit — adorable, meme-worthy kittens and doggies hang orderly on its walls. Curated by Yumi Yamaguchi who owns and directs the gallery located in a busy, prime real estate spot in Tokyo, the awww-inducing …

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Let’s Go Kick Some Booties

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With the cheeky title “… a pointy toe boot up the backside” and the matching attitude, Houston-based artist Christian Eckart packs an incredible number – 30 works by 10 artists working in H-Town – into the modest spaces of Wilding Cran Gallery in Downtown Los Angeles. There is enough hanging on the walls to comfortably fill a wing of any …