What are these notes about?

Notes on Looking is a writing and art project orbiting the art scene of Los Angeles. Here, you will find critical and creative writing from and about the artists of Los Angeles, as well as information about retreats and other art-related initiatives.

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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Most recent notes on looking

Tad Beck and Jennifer Locke at LACE

Sadness, my friends, is what I feel tonight, for I lacked a camera when the well-formed young man took his high seat and, naked, was doused with glue. I came upon him at first in the floor, downward I looked as though from a ceiling. I watched. He was in a... read more

James Welling at Regen Projects

At first I can only look and compare and wonder. Regarding the first photographs that I focus on, Nos. 100 and 98, are these cityscapes photographed looking upward from the road? Which is an interruption in the image – the vibrant blobular colors or the jet... read more