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Notes on Looking is a platform for the Los Angeles art community, for any art community.

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Parkfield Retreats

Weekend retreats in Parkfield, CA foster exchange among the art communities in and around Los Angeles.

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Classical Music for Artists

Contemporary art and contemporary classical music are natural allies. Classical Music for Artists offers season tickets to interested artists for different series of concerts to foster a dialog about classical music in Los Angeles.

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Amongst her large bags, under a small umbrella, a lady braids hair on the corner; she doesn’t look up, no matter the sound.  Cameras down at their bellies, a class of eager students surrounds her, clandestinely snapping; she pays them no mind. Later, with her on the... read more

Rosha Yaghmai: Easy Journey to Other Planets

  Receiving a $500 phone bill is an unfortunate surprise. Unfortunate because it’s like receiving five phone bills at once. It’s a consequence for not considering the future, so caught up in the moment that you are actually living outside of it. It’s important,... read more

Musing on Blue Violets

  I sent a long love letter to someone; I sent it to the wrong person. The wrong person responded as the right person. It was difficult to read. I was reading words to me as if I were the right person. She responded with an open heart; she exposed herself with... read more

Ariane Vielmetter: Blue Violets

  The German expression for coded, indirect communication is to speak durch die blume, or “through the flower.” Conversely, to state something bluntly is to say it unverblümt, or to “de-flower” one’s speech. The term most likely originated from the Victorian... read more