Monday, August 22, 2011

LA Art Today: The Face of a Shiny Dusty City (VIDEO)

Art, like language, morphs words and tones to describe the world. It can be a reflective, interpretive, literal, and/or emotional. Important art passes the litmus test of time. It remains in the pop culture lingo to mark the space from whence it came.

Dave Tourje, "L.A. Aboriginal" from Dolce Films on Vimeo.

Southern California artist Dave Tourje creates colorful work that screams Santa Ana winds, dry lakebeds, the barrio, surf, sand and pop culture. His is a world post-Janis Joplin, still looking for sense while baring his soul.