|| Roxxy's Glamour Shots || February 14 - February 27 | OPENING RECEPTION: February 13th, 6 - 9 pm |  CLOSING RECEPTION: February 27th, 6 - 9 pm |

Hi there, you, beautiful people. 

For years, Roxanne Rendón consolidated her expertise in the field of glamour and beauty, as a make- up artist, stylist and beauty consultant. Her story is filled with anecdotes from the early 80’s, while working at JC Penny Salon, Freeze Frame, The Perfect Look and Chic Images where she began working with photographer Osa Danam to 2007, when Roxy began Roxxy’s Glamour Photography. 

Roxxy is opinionated when she discusses glamour aesthetics and upholds a set of ideals and principles on glamour. Attest the evolution, flourishing and decay of a set of views on the right way to represent human beings in a social agreement of what can be considered elegant and sophisticated. Almost every fire place, bedroom or side table in middle class family houses over the country seemed to have one or several of these pictures, ranging from the 50’s sepia nostalgia to the 80’s softened edges, framed photography of the family or loved ones.

Glamour shots were a distinctive factor in the production of personal image, and decisive for seduction and consummation of a relationship.
For sure, Glamour shots were essential in the establishment of a favorable self-image. Displaying a set of cultural codes, references, postures, dress and camera tricks, transforming the mundane into the glamorous, while developing the narrative of democratic access into the highest virtues of “beauty”. Haunted by the Hollywood ghosts and the promise of fame and fortune, LA culture resulted in being especially keen in constructing it’s false idols. Curating and constructing in a Pygmalion manor, amalgamating self- images taken from several film or pop music stars icons. These constructs, resuscitate the dream, that anyone can be an idol or at worst pretend to be one.

The practice of glamour shooting remains now on the margins, waiting for the next wave of revivalists to be born again from its ashes, ruined by irreverent digital photographers, selfie culture, sub-culture fashionistas and common hum drum consumers.

Roxxy’s Glamour Shots, February 13- 27th. Opening reception, Friday, February 13th, 6-9 pm Closing reception and artist talk Friday, February 27th, 6-9pm

Show can be seen by appointment, email us.

A Glamour Event will take place at Roxanne’s house, Sunday, February 22nd in Highland Park, 9:00 am – 6:30pm ( 9 X 45 minute time slots available). 

We encourage you to make an appointment with raulpbaltazar@gmail.com. It is sure to be a pleasurable day of sophisticated and elegant portraiture. 

FYI: We strongly recommend you to dress up for the occasion. Allow yourself to shine as only Selecto’s distinguished clientele can.

Glittery yours,
The Planta Baja’s


Opening: Friday, February 13th, 6-9pm (We close at 9, sharp).
Glamour Shots Party at Roxanne’s: Sunday, February 22th (Please RSVP).
Closing and Conversation: Friday, February 27th, 5 pm.

Selecto – Planta Baja
1816 W 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90057