Apr 19, 2011

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Feb 23, 2011

Second Helping :: Saturday February 26th

'Second Helping'
A One-Week Exhibition

February 26th - March 5th, 2011
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 26th, 6-9p

LeBasse Projects presents a one week opportunity to view artwork from some of the most intriguing names in contemporary art. 'Second Helping' will include work from:

Banksy, KAWS, Shepard Fairey, Faile, BAST, Aiko, Camille Rose Garcia, Antony Micallef and more...

The artists included in this exhibition have been prominently featured in galleries, museums and auction houses internationally - and are some of the most talked about contemporary artists working today.

This exhibit will only be on display for one week and will serve as LeBasse Projects foray into the inclusion of secondary market artwork to the gallery's inventory.

For information on sales or future consignments email:
contact@lebasseprojects.com or 310.558.0200

Jan 3, 2011

Opening Jan. 8th :: Vernissage 2011

Vernissage 2011
Artists Reception, January 8th, 2011, 7-10pm
Exhibition runs: Jan 8 - Jan 15

LeBasse Projects is pleased to open the new year with a one week exhibition and preview of 2011. Included are some of the artists the gallery will be exhibiting throughout the year.

Vernissage will present work from artists including Yoskay Yamamoto, Andrew Hem, Mike Stilkey, Shark Toof, Herakut, Edwin Ushiro, Melissa Haslam, Thomas Doyle, Nate Frizzell, Ken Garduno, Matt Haber, Eric Fortune and more.

The gallery has an exciting series of solo exhibitions planned for 2011 as well as upcoming news about a second museum curatorial project, 2011 Fair schedule, and additional exhibitions outside of Culver City. Please join us this weekend for a preview of the coming year.

Dec 8, 2010

December Artist Update

LBP artist are keeping busy this month. Nate Frizzell, on the heels of his solo exhibition, just painted another work for a show at The Hundreds which will be showcased along with work from some great artists.

Yoskay Yamamoto just released an amazing piece of functional art in the form of a limited edition porcelain teacup. You should order one here right now.

We are also getting ready for a very busy January here at the gallery. On January 8th we will be previewing work from some of the artists showing here in 2011 and then later in the month we will be hosting an exhibition featuring the work of Korean Contemporary artists - many showing in the US for the first time.

Andrew Hem will also be featured at the LA Art Show, painting a 12' x 12' canvas as part of the LA Art Machine's exhibit at the fair.

Recently Melissa Haslam was featured as part of publisher Curvy's exhibit in Sydney. They made some oversize banners for the exhibit in which we can see Haslam's work in scale.

Nov 18, 2010

Print Release: Nate Frizzell

After his highly successful show, Nate Frizzell has just released a print on Paper Tiger. Its a really nice oversize print and a very small edition so go grab one before they are gone.

Nov 10, 2010

Video: Melissa Haslam

Melissa Haslam: Painting from Suzie Haslam on Vimeo.

LBP artist Melissa Haslam recently released this video showing some behind the scenes in her studio. Melissa will be taking part in several events in Australia this month for Curvy and you will be seeing her stateside again soon.

More details coming.

November News

Nate Frizzell 'I Should Know Who I Am By Now.' from Jeremy Asher Lynch.

It has been a busy month so far here at LBP with the recent opening of Nate Frizzell and Eric Fortune's shows. The opening was very well received with numerous reviews and accolades for both artists. You can catch images of the opening on our flickr page.

Thank you also to Jeremy Lynch and Darrin Unke for producing the video teaser for Frizzell's show (seen above).

Make sure to drop in to see the show before it comes down December 4th.

Oct 5, 2010

Nate Frizzell @ LeBasse Projects (11/6)

LeBasse Projects Fall Season continues a run of exhibitions with Nate Frizzell's second solo show with the gallery titled ‘I Should Know Who I Am By Now’

The new exhibit continues to revolve around the themes of self-discovery through an examination of the human condition. The exploration of personal identity and individual choices made over the course of a lifetime are viewed in Frizzell’s winter themed paintings and his first sculptural elements.

To make the opening even more a must see show we will be showcasing Eric Fortune in the Project Room. New preview images coming soon.

Mark your calendars.
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 6th, 7-10pm

Oct 3, 2010

LeBasse Projects @ The Portsmouth Museum of Art

The Portsmouth Museum of Art and LeBasse Projects present:

The Influence of Anime and Manga on Contemporary Art’

October 13th 2010 – January 16th 2011
Opening Reception: Thursday, October 14th 2010

PORTSMOUTH, NH – ‘SugiPOP!: The Influence of Anime and Manga on Contemporary Art’ opens on October 13th at the Portsmouth Museum of Art. The show is a collaborative effort, co-curated by Beau Basse of LeBasse Projects in Los Angeles and Katherine Doyle of the Portsmouth Museum of Art. It features the work of approximately 30 artists tracing the origination's of manga, the rise of Japanese Contemporary Art and into how the art forms have influenced artists around the world.

The exhibition features an international roster of artists including Japanese masters Hokusai and Kuniyoshi in a display of original Edo period woodblock prints. The exhibit also features Japanese Contemporary artists Takashi Murakami, Yoshitomo Nara, Yoshitaka Amano, Mr., Ai Yamaguchi, Junko Mizuno and Hisashi Tenmyouya. International artists contributing to the exhibit include KAWS, Gary Baseman, Simone Legno, Natalia Fabia, Tomokazu Matsuyama, Yumiko Kayukawa, Seonna Hong, Hush, Morgan Slade, Edwin Ushiro, Luke Chueh, Andrew Hem, Mike Shinoda, Melissa Haslam, Audrey Kawasaki, Yoskay Yamamoto and more. Finally the exhibition includes original cels from some of the most significant anime films ever made, including Cowboy Bebop and Princess Mononoke.

For more information contact@lebasseprojects.com

Sep 30, 2010

Thomas Doyle 'Firing for Effect'

LBP artist Thomas Doyle recently participated in the Grand Rapids Michigan 'ArtPrize' event taking place all over the city. Part arts festival, part social experiment, the international contest is decided solely by public vote. Thousands of venues and artists place work on display across the city for a $250k first prize.

Thomas Doyle submitted a new piece titled 'Firing for Effect' and was chosen to showcase his work at the Grand Rapids Museum.

For more images of this amazing piece visit Doyle's ArtPrize page and contact LeBasse Projects for inquiries.