Photos: Lola's

Juxtapoz // Thursday, 06 Nov 2008

“The Wondermental”

On View October 25 until November 12, 2008

Corey Helford Gallery
8522 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
T: 310-287-2340

Los Angeles artist Lola (shown above with Nathan Spoor) recently opened her solo show, The Wondermental to a packed and eager crowd at Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery.

For her first solo show at Corey Helford, Lola creates an enchanting visual adventure about a young boy’s journey into the unknown. Exploring themes of innocence, self-discovery and independence, Lola’s carefully-tendered tableaus reveal life’s unexpected treasures and charming mysteries.

For the exhibition, Lola paints from a deeper color palette than before, blending delicate imagery with surrealism to create a series of twenty-two acrylic-on-panel works. Each painting represents a unique piece of the puzzle in “The Wondermental’s” magical narrative. “The Wondermental” will be on view until November 12, 2008.

As usual, the opening was attended by the movers and shakers of Los Angeles’ contemporary art scene, creating an atmosphere of excitement and fun. See more photos from the opening of The Wondermental below:


The Incredible Naked Todd


Natalia Fabia, Alissa Haggis and Sacha Borisich


Richard Scarry, Joshua Petker, and Jan Corey Helford


Winifred and The All Arounds


Jan Corey Helford, Korin Faught, Natalia Fabia, Richard Scarry


The Whisper Guide That Came From Nowhere


Buff Monster gets to the point


The One He Loved The Most



The artist herself, Lola


Nathan Spoor and Thomas Han


The Green Pea Seranade


Ross Robinson, Catherine Weiss, Zoli Teglas, Bill Fold, Phil Blain, Lola, and Tim Milhouse


Nathan Spoor and Lola


Chet Zar and Federico Hudson


Miner Malin Montague Carries The World on His Shoulders


I Dreamt I Was The Lion


Gary Pressman and Erica


Jan Corey Helford and Shanna Collins


Gradually Appendaged And Pleasantly Surprised


Edward Often Bragged About The Things He Had Done


Mike Joblin and Lola




Lola was born and raised in Riverside California. Growing up in an artistic family sparked Lola’s interest in art, and she began developing her creative and technical skills at an early age.

A self-taught painter, Lola takes great care in the unique details of each piece, displaying them in handpicked antique frames she finds at flea markets.

Featured in renowned collections worldwide, her work has been exhibited in prestigious galleries and museums including CoproNason, Robert Berman Gallery, DCG, and Riverside Art Museum. This December, she will be featured at Art Basel’s KNOW II Exhibition.

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