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Art, Film

Humanity Stoked – Trailer

Something to feel good about: how skateboarding has been a positive influence for change in culture, creativity, philanthropy, and in general… humanity. This documentary, Humanity Stoked, directed by life-long skater, Michael Ien Cohen, will feature some inspiring interviews by some of the biggest figures in skateboarding, art, and counter-culture.

Visit HumanityStoked.com to see the full cast, trailers and to get more information about this vital cause.

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Corey Helford Gallery, online in the Covid-19 Era

Like most things, art exhibitions have taken an enormous hit amidst social-distancing as we plow through this uncharted phase of COVID-19. However, art prevails, and some galleries are staying on top of multiple exhibitions, through digital online methods.

One such gallery and regular hot-spot, Corey Helford Gallery, is debuting an upcoming three-artist show with aica, Dena Seiferling, and Luke Chueh, as well as some of their other exhibitions currently on display.

While the galleries remain physically closed, Corey Helford Gallery will be hosting a virtual opening on Instagram Live (@coreyhelfordgallery) this Saturday (5/30) from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm PT, giving fans a tour of each show making its debut, which include:

The Color Wheel by Camilla d’Errico in the Main Gallery, POP GOES… by DOSSHAUS in Gallery 2, and Three-artist show including Qualia by aica, Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing by Dena Seiferling, and Gravity by Luke Chueh in Gallery 3.

To request an advance online preview, email jch@coreyhelfordgallery.com.

Dosshaus – “Portrait of Leonard Cohen”
Dosshaus – “Good News”
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Lauren Marx – “Chimera” – Preview

It’s a major weekend for art exhibitions over at Corey Helford Gallery in Los Angeles, this Saturday, December 14th.

Notably, we’ll be seeing the comprehensive body of work  for St. Louis-based artist, Lauren Marx, around her upcoming solo show Chimera (her largest body of work to date). Using the media of ink pens, watercolors, and colored pencils, the level of detail in Marx’s illustrations are astounding and certainly worth checking out. Chimera runs through January 18th and while essential to see in-person, we have a preview of some of the pieces below.

Lauren Marx – “Red Cherub”

Also, going on in the main gallery at Corey Helford, is a group show, featuring a variety of artists, including HUSHBen FrostSoey MilkJosh Agle (SHAG)Okuda San MiguelHikari ShimodaMayuka Yamamoto, Dosshaus (featured below), and many more.

Dosshaus – “Pop”

Be sure to check out the phenomenal collections on display and see more information over at the official Corey Helford Gallery website.

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The Fine Art of Street and Graffiti – Preview

Curated by the fine people over at Corey Helford Gallery, as well as the legendary grafitti artists, RISK, comes the upcoming exhibition, “The Fine Art of Street and Graffiti”. It’s going to be featuring a large roster of icons from the street art scene, including new pieces by: Ahoy, Aspire, Barlo, Bates, Beau Stanton, Bio Tats Cru, Bisco Smith, Buff Monster, CES, Candybird, Caratoes, Cryptik, D*FACE, Defer, EINE, Estevan Oriol, Faith XLVII, HOXXOH, HUSH, Herakut, Jecks, Jillian Evelyn, Kano, Kwest, La Belle Epoque, Lauren YS, Logan Hicks, Mauy, Messy Desk, Miss Van, OG Abel, Okuda San Miguel, Pure Evil, Quick, RISK, Ramiro Davaro-Comas, Ron English, SEEN, seenaeme, Sel, Senna, Sever, Simple Bao, Skeme, Starman, Taz, Vyal and Zlism

Of course, The Chelsea Tribe will be heading to Corey Helford Gallery to celebrate the good times and check out some outstanding art.

The Fine Art of Street and Graffiti opens Saturday, April 6 from 7pm-11pm in the Main Gallery, alongside solo shows from Ben Frost in Gallery 2 and Josie Morway in Gallery 3. The reception is open to the public and all shows will be on view through Saturday, May 11Corey Helford Gallery is located at 571 S. Anderson St. Los Angeles, CA 90033 and normal hours are Tuesday – Saturday, from 12pm – 6pm.

Art, Music

Alison Mosshart and Danny Zovatto – Interview

The origins of the the current Los Trachas exhibition at FF-1051 Gallery is a spontaneous, ingenious pairing between Alison Mosshart (The Kills) and fellow artist, Danny Zovatto. The two naturally let their creativity run wild when they first connected by painting together for a few nights in New York City. Impressed with the organic collaboration and to keep the momentum going, Alison and Danny took up shop at FF-1051 in Los Angeles and prolifically created stunning pieces, across many mediums, in a short span of time for a colorful display of their respective, crazy lives.

We took a visit down to the gallery / make-shift studio before the opening to discuss their motivations amidst the busy demands of music (Alison) and acting (Danny).

Take a look at the behind the scenes video interview. Also, be sure to visit FF-1051 Gallery on Fairfax Ave. for the must-see exhibition, running through December 15.

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Ron English – TOYBOX: America in the Visuals – Preview

In anticipation of his upcoming solo exhibition, Ron English has provided a few images from what is sure to be a politically-engaging, detailed showcase by one of the originators of what we now call “street art”. Expect to see some of Ron’s most colorful, pop-surrealism in this massive event, featuring 36 new oil paintings, as well as sculptures and installations.

The opening reception for “TOYBOX” will be hosted Saturday, December 2 from 7-11pm in Gallery 1 at Corey Helford Gallery. The reception is open to the public and on view through December 30.

“Bunnny Rabbbit, Action Surrealist” (oil on canvas, 36 x 78 inches)

“Close Encounter Intuition” (oil on canvas, 50 x 64 inches)

“D. Menace and Richie T Grin” (oil on canvas, 38 x 48 inches)

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D*FACE – Exclusive Interview

In conjunction with his “Happy Never Ending” exhibition at the Corey Helford Gallery in Downtown Los Angeles, The Chelsea Tribe’s Victoria Keon-Cohen chats with one of the U.K.’s most infamous street artists, D*Face, regarding his only U.S. solo show for 2017. With his unique aesthetic of pop art (i.e. Roy Lichtenstein, while drawing from themes of love and heartbreak, D*Face dominated the gallery floor with large scale canvases, sculptures, installations, and even appropriated romance novels. We have a plethora of photos after the jump and be sure to watch the lengthy discussion with the master himself.

Special thanks to Aaron Feteri at Reckoning PR, Victoria for conducting the awesome interview, Yury for filming and editing, Corey Helford Gallery, Bobby Carlton, and Spraying Bricks for additional imagery.

(enamel and pigment based paint on medium grain cotton duck canvas, 64 x 35.5 inches)

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Stormie Mills – Exclusive Video Interview

In our first video interview, legendary Perth artist, Stormie Mills, discusses his latest exhibition in Los Angeles, “A Fish Tale”, on display at Gabba Gallery. Stormie delves into seriously dark themes within his work, as he stylistically deconstructs painting materials and illustrates a narrative of life’s most introspective moments. Spending significant time in New York during his long-spanning career, Stormie also sheds some light into graffiti culture, as well as what keeps him creatively immersed in his refined craft.

Below are some stills from “A Fish Tale” in Los Angeles, including the outside mural:

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For more information on Stormie Mills, be sure to check out his official website and follow him on social media. Also, special thanks to model and actress, Lizzy McGroder, for guiding the interview.

Art, Fashion, Music

Anton Perich – Interview

The innovator of the painting machine and video art, New York based Artist, Anton Perich, chats with Heidi Calvert about his journey from Croatia to Paris to New York, The Seventies, Underground Film, Art, Andy Warhol, Max’s Kansas City, Studio 54, and what it was like being young and free in the mecca of art and pop culture during one of it’s most important times in history, before technology took over.

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