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from left: Master body painter Emma Cammack, Mat Gleason, and [photo courtesy Game Show Network]

Mat Gleason to Judge New Body Painting Show

  As recently reported on Artnet, critic and gallery owner Mat Gleason will be a judge on the upcoming body painting competition show “Skin Wars: Fresh Paint.” The one-hour television event is a spin-off of the Game Show Network’s most popular program, “Skin Wars,” which pits aspiring body painters against each other for a $100,000 […]

The Last Bookstore's Arts and Rare Book Annex (all photos by the author for Glasstire)

The Last Bookstore Opens Arts and Rare Book Annex

For over a decade, pundits have been predicting the end of the brick and mortar bookstore, as big box behemoths like Borders and small independent shops alike have been laid low by online retailers. In the midst of this seemingly hostile climate, The Last Bookstore opened in a downtown LA loft in 2005, before moving to […]

The new Rosamund Felsen space, still under construction (photo by the author)

Rosamund Felsen Leaves Santa Monica for Downtown

The new Rosamund Felsen space, still under construction [photo by the author] After twenty years in Santa Monica, veteran gallerist Rosamund Felsen is packing up and heading east. An email statement sent by the gallery last week announced their plans to relocate to 1923 South Santa Fe Ave. next month. They will be sharing the […]

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