Tag: Los Angeles Contemporary Art

AUTUMN CASEY will have three new works in the form of beach towels available at the PRIMITIVE LANGUAGES table in the Zine section of the LA ART BOOK FAIR. The works are pulled from her latest body of work “Balancing Infinity, While Hanging Upside Down. Watching Lovers Fall from Grace Underneath the Ground.” Each piece […]

Pleased to welcome a great friend and amazing artist, Cole Sternberg, to Miami for our Artist in House residency program with Soho Beach House. Cole Sternberg works in a range of formats including painting, installation, video, and writing. Series’ of his work have focused on a variety of social issues, from current human rights activism […]

“Tropic House” “The myth of “Tropicality” is much more than parrots and banana trees: it is the consciousness of not being conditioned by established structures, hence highly revolutionary in its entirety. Any conformity, be it social, intellectual, or existential, is contrary to its principle idea.” – Hélio Oiticica Los Angeles (February 18, 2016) – Primary […]

Words by Kristen Osborne-Bartucca While it would not be incorrect to say that Kenton Parker’s work primarily deals with nature, it would be rather misleading. There are no polite painted landscapes or photographs of waterfalls or mountain ranges. Cement, cars and trash are just as common as flowers and trees. Works that reference the natural […]

By Any Means Necessary November 7, 2015 – December 31, 2015 Opening Reception: Saturday, November 7, 2015 | 7 – 9pm CES Gallery is pleased to present By Any Means Necessary, Kenton Parker’s first solo exhibition with the gallery. Parker’s work addresses issues of self-improvement, beauty, and masculinity, expressing rebellion against societal pressures to be perfect or successful, […]

Words by Nathaly Charria There are few places I’d like to escape to, immerse myself within, and melt into my arms for all time. Nestled within the back garden of the Soho Beach House Miami, Los Angeles-based artist Kenton Parker created a sanctuary to adolescent romance. Throughout the chaos of Art Basel Miami 2014, Parker’s treehouse was host […]

Excited to announce that, PRIMARY Artist, Kenton Parker has created a very special neon work that is currently available at auction on PADDLE8 to help raise money for FREE ARTS NYC. Hosted by Marc Jacobs, FREE ARTS NYC provides under-served children and families with a unique combination of educational arts and mentoring programs that help […]

Words & Photography by : Monica Uszerowicz Far too many analogies have been drawn between human existence and sport: the need to stay in the game, the drive and force it takes to never give up, the fraught, thin line between winning and losing and what each signify. Few can make the comparison as eloquently […]