The Newsstand Project a pop-up exhibition program founded with the aim of bolstering public exposure to emerging contemporary art. It seeks to partner with parallel projects, institutions, and galleries. It is funded by Stefan Simchowitz.

Adjacent to Kings Road Cafe
8361 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA. 90048
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by appointment only

For appointments and other inquiries,
please contact info@the-newsstand-project.com.


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The Newsstand Project’s North Hill Residency supports emerging artists across all disciplines as they explore, develop, and scale their practices through the provision of studio spaces, living quarters, production materials, and logistical support. The North Hill Residency is located in Pasadena, California.


Click here for a list of participating artists.

The North Hill Residency
Dominic Samsworth
Yard Sale
November 17 - December 15, 2018


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ARTIST BIOGRAPHY:


Dominc Samsworth (b. 1987, Wiltshire, UK) collides ideals of pleasure and escapism with real world detritus and the excesses of global production in his subtly sumptuous visual practice. Flattening the opulent consumerism and stylized hotel-hedonism of certain art fairs and resort vacations, Samsworth’s colorfield canvases consciously mimic physical forms, to the extent that they begin to simulate a three dimensional experience. In his sculptural and installation work, Samsworth literally shrink warps furniture with beach debris, and pumps coconut fragrance in the air, conveying a time, space and culture whose facade of apparent luxury is belied by an undeniable tackiness. A thin film of plastic covers what ought to be a habitable space; we are now in a chaos-ravaged-paradise, stripped of exotic mysticism. Realized with material integrity in reference to hard-edged painting and formal precision, Samsworth’s work offers the satisfaction of a desert oasis, which on closer inspection reveals itself to be a finely crafted mirage.


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