Arlene Bogna’s Honey “What’s Hot in LA!” final week to see…

By Joy A. Kennelly

I’m really bummed because I can’t figure out how to make this appear as an image because it’s so cool to see large, but I’m going to trust that you will click on the link that follows here bogna_experiencela_whatshot-11 to see for yourself ok?

My client, Award-winning Filmmaker/Photographer, Arlene Bogna is highlighted as What’s Hot In LA for the LA Cultural site – Experience LA! I just provided the information and they thought her work was hot, as in Paris Hilton hot.

COOL! Catch it will it’s up because the show ends on 7/18. Just had to share. I told Arlene that Honey is the gift that keeps on giving.

Thanks Honey!

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Don’t forget! Arlene Bogna’s solo exhibit is at Gallery 825 tonight!

SAFARI AMERICANA: SCENES OF DELIGHT is opening at Gallery 825 this Saturday the 21st and I will finally be able to share my images with you.
Hope to see you there,
Arlene



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What people are saying:

Excerpted from METROMIX
Art attack: Arlene Bogna’s ‘Safari Americana’
By Kimberly Waid & Alie Ward (June 2008)
Photos from her new series, “Safari Americana: Scenes of Delight” pop off the paper with rich pigments and a gorgeous stillness. Exploring the very specific and bizarre theme of roadside animal effigies (fiberglass cows, anyone?), Bogna presents a show that’s hauntingly vintage in aesthetic but also an homage to modern, plasticine life.
http://losangeles.metromix.com/events/article/art-attack-arlene-bognas/446802/content

Excerpted from SCWCA / Southern California Women’s Caucus for Art
WOMEN AROUND TOWN
by Suvan Geer (June and July 2008)
The strange, sometimes funny, sometimes disturbing nature of human vs. animal relations is the focus of film maker Arlene Bogna’s first exhibition of color photographs at gallery 825. 6/21 to 7/18. www.laaa.org
http://www.scwca.org/women.php

Part social commentary about [the] role of animals in contemporary culture and part multi-media burlesque – Arlene Bogna’s Safari Americana: Scenes of Delight delights its audience with a myriad of narratives and constructs, all in service of a provocative yet successful formalism.
Peter Mays, Executive Director Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA) / Gallery 825.
http://www.laaa.org

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ARLENE BOGNA
SAFARI AMERICANA: SCENES OF DELIGHT
A solo show by Arlene Bogna featuring large, whimsical, special edition color photographs making a social commentary about our need to have animals as cultural symbols and companions. This collection of fine art photography employs the use of toy cameras, cross-processing, and custom printing. Presented by Los Angeles Art Association.

WHEN:
Artist Reception
June 21, 2008
6 – 9 pm

“Conversations with the Artists” Panel Discussion
Panel: Barbara Blatt, Arlene Bogna, Denise Siegel, and Juror of Group Show ‘Accessorize’ Peggy Fogelman (Peabody Essex Museum), Moderator: Peter Mays, Executive Director, LAAA / Gallery 825.
June 21, 2008
4:30 pm

WHERE:
Gallery 825
825 La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles , CA 90069

Free to Public / Valet Parking
Exhibition runs June 21 to July 18, 2008
Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat, 10 am – 5 pm

Announcing Photographer & Award-Winning Filmmaker Arlene Bogna


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For More Information: Joy A. Kennelly
310.714.2077

PHOTOGRAPHER & AWARD-WINNING FILMMAKER, ARLENE BOGNA‘S SAFARI AMERICANA: SCENES OF DELIGHT PHOTOGRAPHS FIRST SOLO EXHIBIT AT GALLERY 825 IN WEST HOLLYWOOD ON SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 2008 6PM – 9PM

Hollywood, CA Photographer & Award-winning Filmmaker, Arlene Bogna’s Safari Americana: Scenes of Delight first solo photographic exhibit to be held at Gallery 825 on Saturday, June 21, 2008 from 6pm – 9pm featuring large, special edition color photographs. Bogna’s raw analog photographic exhibit explores our relationship with animals and our need for them in a whimsical, yet thoughtful fashion.

“Part social commentary about [the] role of animals in contemporary culture and part multi-media burlesque – Arlene Bogna’s Safari Americana: Scenes of Delight delights its audience with a myriad of narratives and constructs, all in service of a provocative yet successful formalism,” says Executive Director Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA) / Gallery 825, Peter Mays.

“In Safari Americana: Scenes of Delight, I wanted to explore this instinct of ours, a strange impulse to connect with, or show dominion over, our fictitious animal friends,” says Photographer, Arlene Bogna. “I created these photographs using toy cameras with experimental techniques, including cross-processing, light leaks, pushed colors, expired film, and custom printing to capture my memories with a sense of play and discovery.”

An award-winning Writer/Director and Photographer, Bogna has received two KidsFirst! Awards for her screenplay, Earth Kids, and a Telly, Platinum Best of Show Aurora, Davey, and Remi, for her narrative PSA, Canvas, she created for the art non-profit, A Window Between Worlds. Bogna’s art and film background includes fine art classes in color, composition, painting and drawing at The Art Center and Otis Parsons, film and media at the Universita di Bologna, Italy, culminating in a Film and Italian Literature degree from UCLA. She continues to expand upon her art education. For more information, go to www.arlenebognafineart.com.

Gallery 825 is located at 825 La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Free to the public, Safari Americana: Scenes of Delight exhibition runs June 21 – July 18, 2008. Valet parking is available. Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat, 10 am – 5 pm. For a private tour, or for more information, please call: (310) 204-4665.


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