Archive for the 'Los Angeles' Category

January 17th, 2014

LACMA Presents :: “Fútbol: The Beautiful Game” from February 2 – July 20, 2014

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents "Fútbol: The Beautiful Game" (February 2-July 20, 2014), an exhibition examining the sport of fútbol, or soccer, as it is known in the United States. Featuring approximately 50 works by nearly 30 artists on the subject of fútbol—often referred to as “the beautiful game”—the exhibition ...
October 21st, 2013

Summer Sessions

A couple months back as summer was winding down, I reached out to my boy Kurt about shooting some images for Bumpy Pitch. We had been planning on doing something for awhile, but as with many things, timing and schedules can sometimes make things difficult. We decide on doing something in Venice. There's the beach, some great walls with art and ...
October 11th, 2013

Carlos Bocanegra Named to UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame – Class of 2013

Check this out for some craziness that just happened to me tonight. I happened to be attending the 2013 UCLA Hall of Fame Induction ceremony tonight, because one of my good friends was in the class. Her name is Maylana Martin-Douglas, and she happens to be one of the greatest womens basketball players of all time. She is married to a friend of mine ...
October 8th, 2013

Celebrating FIFA + Art + Culture – A Look Back

This past Saturday we hosted an art exhibit celebrating the video game FIFA, it's impact on the culture of the sport and the damn fine covers that we have seen since 1994. It was certainly different than many soccer inspired events that take place, but we have always wanted to do things a little differently. Bend, possibly break some rules. Art, soccer ...
October 7th, 2013

Celebrating Culture and Sport With EA SPORTS via Instagram Pics

Soooooo, Saturday night, was one for the ages for us. If you are here at The Original Winger, you know that we think of BP_TOW as a team for sure, but just as much as we are a team, we are family. We've known each other for yeeeeeears. We have a lot in common, one of which is that we like to bring people together and have a good time. Beans and I ...
October 3rd, 2013

Artist Spotlight – Lee Keane

For the EA SPORTS and FIFA art exhibit we got to work with a number of very talented artists. One of the first artists I reached out to when we started working on this project was Lee Keane. Lee is a super talented artist who does it all. She's an illustrator, a photographer, a graphic artist and all around awesome person. She also happens to have a ...
September 30th, 2013

Celebrating Culture and Sport With EA SPORTS

Over the past 20 years, EA SPORTS and their FIFA franchise have made a remarkable impact on the sport and the culture. The game is an institution that has played a pivotal role in the growth and popularity of the sport in the US. That was even more apparent when we held a contest asking what your favorite FIFA cover was (btw, winners will be announced ...
September 6th, 2013

Soccer In America – A Photographic Journey at GOAL BAR in SM

Sorry about us slackin' on our postin' today, but Beans and I hit up a local spot that we love to go to when there is a match on, a game on, anything on. The spot is called GOAL SPORTS CAFE and its in what is called the Mid-City area of Los Angeles. Its off of 3rd street, just eat of San Vicente, aka, the area you want to be in.... there are smokes ...