Art

JR@TED, today at Phantom Galleries LA in Long Beach. Come by!

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The fabulous Phantom Galleries LA opens at noon today for the new show JR@TED. It’s open to the public — come by and see it if you can, and learn more about JR’s work and wish and his new project, INSIDE OUT.

Noon-7pm, Thursday, March 3
10am-7pm, Friday, March 4
JR @ TED at Phantom Galleries LA
170 N Promenade, in Long Beach

You’ll know you’re close when you see enormous eyes and faces. Phantom Galleries LA Long Beach is a cool project in its own right — mounting forward-thinking gallery shows in unused retail space around the LA and Long Beach area. In 2009, in fact, PGLA assembled a whole street full of TED-inspired art, including work from future TEDTalks star Miwa Matreyek. Phantom Galleries LA curator Liza Simone, who’s been a longtime friend of TED and the TED Prize, wrote this thoughtful blog post on the intersection between JR’s work and her own >>