Tibby Rothman


You Ruined Venice, But No, I'm Not Leaving

Word is that some Venice locals are getting cranky. They went to bed one night living in a community and woke up in an ad. The coolest block in America. #GQHQ for the day. The audacity of appropriation abounds. A new hotel being pushed for Abbot Kinney has a PowerPoint......
The guys behind Freedom Artists

Finishing the Board Shorts: A Pro Surfer Turns to Clothes

At 5 p.m. on a Wednesday, Pascal Stansfield, who is as stand-up as they come, who always props the other guys instead of himself, who always makes it easy for everyone else even if he's the one under pressure, finally feels his patience slip from him like a commuter stuck......
David Lloyd (right) chats with Andi Campognone (left)

Why David Lloyd Walked Away From the L.A. Art World

In the late 1980s, the abstract painter David Lloyd found himself where others wanted to be. Margo Leavin, who showed John Baldessari, Donald Judd and Alexis Smith, was his art dealer. In the art world -- or, to be more specific, the business of art -- to land a respected......
Lisa Adams and her eclipse at CB1; Credit: Nanette Gonzales

When an Artist Loses Sight in One Eye

See also: *Five Artsy Things to Do in L.A. This Week *Is This 500-Year-Old African Sculpture Worth $1 Million? For three days last summer, as the August heat rose across Los Angeles, Lisa Adams saw nothing in her right eye but black. What she felt was pain: her swollen forehead,......
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