Isn’t it ironic? The last time the FB drones diddled with us (which, as everyone knows, is because somebody you’re supposedly friends with on FB wants to feel nasty-powerful and “reports” you), the chill-effect was a bit different. Read More
Isn't it like we’re living in some kind of hellish, Orwellian retro-world, where we keep losing rights to artistic freedom, speech freedom, women’s rights, environmental rights, health rights...oh, that’s right, we are!
Ted Casablanca artists, Johnny Nicoloro and Eric Schwabel threw the ultimate Earth Day and springtime celebration of nature with their show, “Naked And Lush.”
The opening night brought scores of attendees pining over all new works with stone-like models subtly posed against a fertile landscape in Eric Schwabel’s series of photographs, and bright and vibrant double-exposed photos and one-of-a-kind chairs of floral arrangements by Johnny Nicoloro. Read More
Refreshing waters from the recent rain has conjured more than just the beautiful Superbloom of wildflowers in Southern California. The two artists show at Ted Casablanca Naked and Lush, opening April 22, 2017, arrive as the desert melts into spring.
Exhibit attendees will be able to view all new works with stone-like models subtly posed against a fertile landscape in Eric Schwabel’s series of photographs. Bright and vibrant double-exposed photos and one-of-a-kind chairs of floral arrangements by Johnny Nicoloro will be on display during the show’s run as well. Read More
Ted Casablanca artist, Michael Childers,’ iconic photograph, “The Hockney Swimmer,” is making another big splash in light of a major David Hockney exhibit opening at the Tate.
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
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
First blog post in 3 1/2 years. Fuck. Oops! My sister (the really smart one who speaks seven languages fluently, save potty-mouth) says I use the word “fuck” way too much.
Well, quote the word “ass” and then kiss it, darlin’. I just don’t give a shit anymore, know what I mean? I just turned 50-fucking-five, so fucking deal with it. Read More