l.a. art collective


The matchup that really matters today: #SuperBowl vs. #SuperbOwl

Bob Stocksdale (1913–2003),
Footed Bowl, 1973, black walnut from California. Lent by the Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts.

G. Haven Bishop, An owl on a perch, 1912, glass plate. Southern California Edison Photographs and Negatives. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

Frederick Hurten Rhead (1880–1942), Bowl, 1913–17, glazed earthenware with slip decoration. Courtesy of the Leeds Art Foundation.

[Owl], printed by L. Prang & Co., 1895, uncolored lithograph. Jay T. Last Collection of Graphic Arts and Social History. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

Maker unknown, Punch Bowl, undated, China, porcelain. Promised gift of Thomas H. Oxford and Victor Gail.

Harry Aleson, A Floating Owl, Dec. 1970, photographic print. The Otis Marston Colorado River Collection. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

Maker unknown, Punch Bowl, ca. 1720, England, tin-glazed earthenware. Promised gift of Thomas H. Oxford and Victor Gail.

Cover of John Martin’s Book, A Magazine for Little Children, published by John Martin’s House, Inc., 1913. Diana Korzenik Collection of Art Education Ephemera. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

Maker unknown, Bowl, 19th century, China, porcelain. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

John James Audubon, Plate CLXXI, Barn Owl, from The birds of America: from original drawings, 1833. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.



Issues #1 to 4 of this outstanding french pulp dedicated to weird tales and publishing rare and forgotten stuff of great masters from the past as well as originals. Featuring short stories by Maurice Level,, Jean Lorrain, Marcel Schwob, Jean Dorsenne, Pierre Désirieux, Paul Arosa and more obscure writers (but always with a great delivery).  You could also read a serial of complete stories “Les étranges enquêtes du commissaire Clès”- Clès being an occult detective and each of his file being narrated by a different writer.

Publisher: Les Aventuriers de l’Art Perdu, 2001/2002

Publishing director: Philippe Gontier

source:amsaklapper’s collection


La maison de mode Matsuzakaya joue un rôle fondamental dans la production et la diffusion du kimono. Simple boutique fondée en 1611, fournisseur auprès de la noblesse japonaise un siècle plus tard, elle est transformée en grand magasin au début du XXe siècle, avant de confirmer son statut de centre de référence pour l’art textile.
Ainsi, au fil des siècles, la collection Matsuzakaya s’enrichit de pièces d’exception - kimonos taillés dans des étoffes luxueuses parées d’éblouissants motifs, mais aussi accessoires et mobilier - qui témoignent du savoir-faire des artisans japonais. Elles donnent à voir l’incroyable inventivité des créateurs qui renouvellent sans cesse ce vêtement traditionnel dont la forme reste immuablement celle d’un T.
C’est de cette spécificité formelle que les stylistes du XXe siècle, japonais et européens, s’emparent pour créer de tout nouveaux objets de mode. Paul Poiret, Madeleine Vionnet, Yves Saint Laurent, et après eux Kenzo Takada, Yohji Yamamoto, Issey Miyake, Jean Paul Gaultier, ou encore Junko Koshino déstructurent le kimono et en réinterprètent les motifs.
De l’époque d’Edo jusqu’au XXIe siècle, le kimono, module épuré à la géométrie parfaite, agit comme une toile vierge propice à l’imagination et à la narration.


If you are in London the 23rd of this month: 

“All of this is temporary” is an abstract night of interactive exhibitions and live performance that, through the eyes of politically and culturally charged underground artists, asks the question: is capitalism working?

It can be hard to imagine a world without capitalism, but all of this is temporary: there is an alternative. From immersive artworks and live performance to theoretical discussion from key speakers, explore what it means to live in a capitalist world and what it could mean to live in a post-capitalist world.

I’ve created some gifs that will be displaying in a perpetual loop, thinking about our system and its mistakes and where can we go if we do not begin to think about them.

This is one of them (Auto-us). Here in better quality.

Check here the official web

And here the event on Facebook (if you share it, you come in for free)

*Keep in mind that all profit made by ticket sells will go to Crisis charity, helping homeless people in London, find food and warm accommodation.


Atmosferas” is a collective exhibition, in A Coruña, (Galicia, Spain) from May to August. These are some shots of my “atmosphere” I create with gifs.

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More info here.

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7 artists - 7 atmospheres:

I’ll upload the original gifs in a few days!