Andy Warhol, Clint Eastwood, Ray Bradbury, Mae West¾the upcoming exhibit, Actors, Artists, and Authors: The Portraits of Michael Childers, at Scripps College showcases works by the photographer of the creative elite. Combining pieces from the Scripps College collection and works on loan from the artist himself, the exhibit displays portraits ranging across several decades.Read More
The retrospective Hockney exhibit, which opened on February 9th, covers six decades of artist’s work from early homoerotic paintings to recent LA pieces.Read More
Just in time for Greater Palm Springs Pride, downtown Palm Springs’ Ted Casablanca Gallery is presenting a show of never-before-displayed photographs by Michael Childers—taken in 1974 at a drag ball in a Los Angeles, and at a White Party in Palm Springs in 2002.Read More
Michael Childers, one of the most iconic photographers of our time is getting ready for his new show Flaming Creatures at Ted Casablanca Gallery. Read all about it in the newest issue of LIVE Magazine. (Pages 16 and 17)Read More
It’s 1974 — all over again.
If you haven’t noticed, the ’70s are hot. In fact, the decade that gave birth to modern liberation movements, from gay rights to women’s equality; relaxed and au natural beauty; and adventurous sexual expression has been the rage for a while. It’s influenced today’s artists and tastemakers alike, American Hustle-ing its way onto The Big Screen and rock ‘n’ rolling down the runways of Saint Laurent, Gucci and Roberto Cavalli.Read More
Just got back from a breather in New York. Got wet with some old friends on Fire Island, then went into Manhattan and got wise.
I trained at one of the best art schools in the world (CalArts). Geniuses such as John Baldessari and Barbara Kruger were my mentors. It was always not so politely driven into to us to bow to our own creativity, then to New York. Perhaps not in that order.Read More
Group show with TCG artists Michael Childers, Roger Groth, Monica Orozco, Eric Schwabel and more. A vibrant, largely photographic installation of multi-varied pieces from Monica Orozco’s first non-self-portraits (for the gallery) to Schwabel’s photos of war vets Capernia Addams and Alex Minsky. Also new are Michael Childers’ lush female nudes and exquisite just-arrived Palm-Springs-mecca collage paintings by Roger Groth.Read More