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Gregg Chadwick
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Lives in Santa Monica, California
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Why museums hide masterpieces away
In major museums around the world, some truly great works of art are hidden away from public view. What are they – and why can’t we see them? Kimberly Bradley finds out.
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Currently on view at the LA Art Show in the Sandra Lee Gallery - Booth 642. 
I spent much of the summer in Paris researching the fabric of this great city. My painting Pigalle is a vibrant yet mysterious homage to Paris. Currently on view at the LA Art Show in the Sandra Lee Gallery - Booth 642.
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Must Read Article on #Nursing & the Media by Kelli Dunham - the genderqueer nurse-comic-author-ex-nun hybrid so common in modern Brooklyn http://n.pr/1Avs2El 
If TV and movie nurses took care of us when we're sick, we'd be in a heap of trouble. Those images of nutty, slutty and clueless nurses are bad news for the profession, and for patients.
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Powerful performance!
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Must watch - magical, haunting, life giving!
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KPFK's Betto Arcos joins NPR's Arun Rath to share a genre-bending mix of songs from Mexico. Dive into a frenetic blend of cumbia, funk, jazz, flamenco, norteño and more.
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A long-lost recording of Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech at UCLA on April 27, 1965.was recently discovered in a storage room at UCLA and is presented here on Youtube for the first time. An important find. 
More information on this speech:  http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/long-lost-audio-martin-luther-king-jr-speech-found-ucla-storage-room/
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Currently on view at the LA Art Show in the Sandra Lee Gallery - Booth 642. 
The Station Agent provides a glimpse into the intersection of lives in our fleeting world. Shadows of former selves are reflected in this mirrored world. The crackle of distant radio transmissions seems to blend with the staccato of binary code. Daily trains often lead us to the mystery of life itself. Currently on view at the LA Art Show in the Sandra Lee Gallery - Booth 642.
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Inspiring Talk on Art and Creativity! "In Japan there is a kind of reverence for the art of mending. In the context of the tea ceremony there is no such thing as failure or success in the way we are accustomed to using those words. A broken bowl would be valued precisely because of the exquisite nature of how it was repaired, a distinctly Japanese tradition of , meaning to “to patch with gold”. Often, we try to repair broken things in such a way as to conceal the repair and make it “good as new.” But the tea masters understood that by repairing the broken bowl with the distinct beauty of radiant gold, they could create an alternative to “good as new” and instead employ a “better than new” aesthetic. They understood that a conspicuous, artful repair actually adds value. Because after mending, the bowl’s unique fault lines were transformed into little rivers of gold that post repair were even more special because the bowl could then resemble nothing but itself. Here lies that radical physical transformation from useless to priceless, from failure to success. All of the fumbling and awkward moments you will go through, all of the failed attempts, all of the near misses, all of the spontaneous curiosity will eventually start to steer you in exactly the right direction."
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The world's foremost street artist is a social justice warrior and a viral media master. She could be anyone.
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Santa Monica and Westside L.A. residents - an important synopsis of the safety failures at the Santa Monica Airport
Current Jet operations at SMO endanger more than 100,000 residents of surrounding communities! If they aren't stopped, eventually residents will be die! Big money DC lobbyists are dumping money to make the Santa Monica Airport into a bizjet hub for elites. See why Santa Monica residents should seize back their land.
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Santa Monica, California
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U.S. to Asia to Australia to Europe and back, again and again. - U.S. to Asia to Australia to Europe and back, again and again.
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Currently I paint in an old airplane hangar in Santa Monica, California. The recurring sound of airplane take-offs and landings from the active airport runaway outside my studio reminds me of my own history of travel. 


After I finished my Bachelor's Degree in Fine Art at UCLA (University of California Los Angeles) and my Master’s Degree in Fine Art at NYU (New York University), my wanderings took me from the U.S. to Asia to Australia to Europe and back, again and again. These wanderings have helped provide a series of spaces that appear within my paintings.


Within the past year my paintings have entered collections in Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro, Paris, and Amsterdam as well as Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston. My latest solo exhibition ran from September 25, 2010 until January 2011 at the Manifesta Maastricht Gallery in Maastricht, The Netherlands.


My thoughts on art and politics can be found on my blog, Speed of Life


My flickr page which is often updated with new finished paintings and work in progress is at:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/greggchadwick/

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