ARTX, Venice Institute of Contemporary Art Partner to Show ART IN A NEW PLACE

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Art in a New Place, an exhibition presented by the Art Exchange (ARTX) and the Venice Institute of Contemporary Art (ViCA) will open on Saturday and feature nearly 40 works by from internationally known artists.
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When Viewers Become Collectors: Local Art Patrons Show Off Their Prized Possessions

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What inspires someone to buy or commission a work of art? Sometimes the “why” is a mystery, even to the artist.

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Upcoming Exhibit at Art Exchange Pushes the Boundaries of Tattooing

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Artists educated in fine arts are able to transform texture and dimension, skillfully portraying what they see and what they imagine. Tattoo artists who know these tricks can produce these powerful visual effects on skin.

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Local Artists Migrate from East Village to MADE in Long Beach to Host First Show Friday

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This article isn’t necessarily about MADE in Long Beach. It's about seven local artists that together have become an “art leviathan,” as artist Jorge Mujica would describe the group, that have started a wave that may just crest as...

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BEFORE I DIE Project to Take Residence in Long Beach’s East Village Thursday

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The city will very soon have a brand new mural to speak of that residents, visitors and art lovers alike can not only gaze at in contemplation, but to which they can add a little piece of themselves as...

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ArtExchange and PALACIO MAGAZINE to Screen Compelling Film UNDERWATER DREAMS at Second Saturday Art Walk

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You can do what you set your mind to, no matter where you’re from, who you are or what your present situation may be, according to The ArtExchange and PalacioMagazine.com. The two organizations are working to relay this message...

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Ink and Press in Hand, the Long Beach Printmaking Collective Is Coming to Leave Its Mark

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Print is dead, many pundits claim—and while they may be right on a mass consumption, media-driven level, the Long Beach Printmaking Collective (LBPC) wants to show off the beauty of intaglio-inspired printmaking, the art of silkscreening, the mechanics of...

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Long Beach’s East Village Art District Comes Alive for 2nd Saturday Art Walk

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On Saturday, August 9 from 4:00PM to 10:00PM, Linden Ave., 1st St., Broadway, 4th St. and Elm will be closed to traffic while Long Beach's 2nd Saturday Art Walk features over 40 artists and vendors.

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ArtX Forms Advisory Board of Long Beach Leaders as Expansion Continues

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The ArtExchange has created an advisory board featuring some of Long Beach's most prominent leaders, each of whom will serve one-year terms in order to focus on what ArtX CEO Nicolassa Gavez calls "high level visioning."

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Members of Long Beach Art Community Request Termination of Art Exchange Lease

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Members of the Long Beach arts community appealed to the City Council Tuesday for the termination of the lease between Long Beach Art Exchange and the City, citing several breaches of contract. The Art Exchange vehemently denies the allegations.

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