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20140505213706-mike_kelley_aah_youth Some Closing Thoughts on the Mike Kelley Retrospective (MOCA Geffen, Los Angeles)  
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Mike Kelley at MOCA Geffen Contemporary March 31st - July 28th
Posted 9/1/14

To borrow a thought from Deleuze and Guattari, art is not chaos, but a composition of chaos that makes possible a wide range of unpredictable new emotions and ideas. It pushes at the borders of the imagination, inviting new ways of seeing, and sharping our capacities for critical reflection. Truly powerful art may even change how we perceive our world, and re-situate our agency within it. The Mike Kelley retrospective (currently on view at LA MoCA), reminds me of a quote by filmmaker David Lyn... [more]

20130901181254-daddy_blows_smoke__detail_5_ Dynamic Exchange of Visual Dialogue -  
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Duane Paul at Reginald Ingraham Gallery September 7th, 2013 - October 12th, 2013
Posted 11/6/13

http://artillerymag.com/duane-paul/ DUANE PAUL Reginald Ingraham Gallery / Los Angeles by Greg Angaza Pitts · November 5, 2013 · in November 2013, Reviews Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailShare on pinterest_shareMore Sharing Services10 “Speaking Tongues (The material of communication)” introduces Duane Paul’s considerable talent and ability in the artist’s first solo exhibition. The show’s 12 works (all 2013) are divided into... [more]

20131022001719-judy_pfaff__ An Installation of Large, Bio-luminescing Flora  
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Judy Pfaff at Azusa Pacific University Galleries October 21st, 2013 - December 6th, 2013
Posted 10/25/13

I entered the empty Bob Bullock Gallery space on Azusa Pacific's West Campus at 7:55 a few nights ago to see what might be meant by a Judy Pfaff exhibition titled, "The Art of Flower Arranging." To either side, the long walls of the gallery were covered from the eye level of a child into the open, framing architecture of the ceiling, with bands of photographs in series. The content of these varied from what appeared to be the documentation of bone arrangement in taxonomy and studio sho... [more]

20130618020609-and_to_obey_the_scout_law-_boy_scout A Boy Scout Jamboree At Subliminal Projects  
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Eric Beltz, Hisham Bharoocha, Alison Blickle, Keith Boadwee, Simmons & Burke, Kime Buzzelli, Tofer Chin, Alika Cooper, Liz Craft, Noah Davis, FROHAWK TWO FEATHERS, Jason Hanasik, Melissa Huddleston, Benjamin Lord, Lewis Mauk, Davida Nemeroff, Club Paint, Duane Paul, Vanessa Prager, Fay Ray, Todd Tourso, CHRISTINE WANG, Eric Yahnker at Subliminal Projects June 22nd, 2013 - July 20th, 2013
Posted 6/26/13

A Boy Scout Jamboree At Subliminal Projects http://www.laimyours.com/46608/a-boy-scout-jamboree-at-subliminal-projects/ " Duane Paul’s huge sculpture of various colored, fragmented scouts have similar effects. Paul’s piece hints at a less overt theme in the show, one that gets outside of the organization’s anti-gay agenda: minorities in American boy scouts have only existed on the margins. His colorful and quietly confrontational figures hit every element of the show–rainbows, black bodies, whit... [more]

20130617221246-vonnsumner_pinkmoment_2013_oiloncanvas_24x36inches_web Seeing Double  
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Gregory Adamson, A.S. Ashley, Angela Beloian, Katy Betz, Matt Blansett, Amy Caterina, Dee Marcellus Cole, Judy Davies, Wanda Ewing, Joe Forte, Tammy Greenwood, Athena Hahn, Daphne Hill, Kevin Hill, Amy Maloof, Cynde Miller, Father Bill Moore, Thomas Pathe, Leia Steingart, Vonn Sumner, Erns Valdez, Kristina Marroquin Warren at Pomona Frame House & Main St. Gallery June 8th, 2013 - July 27th, 2013
Posted 6/17/13

By Jamie Solis Vintage films are known to have an intrinsic cult following. Maybe it’s because they remind us of the matte simplicity that’s fading in our digital society, or it could be the growing appreciation for classic features—when storylines were still unique and theatrics took fearless risks. Either way, we find ourselves attracted to old school cinema and the bold propaganda-esque designs that adorn their artwork. Regardless the reason for our fantastic obsession, posters from motion fi... [more]

Alex Israel's Public Billboard @Sunset Boulevard and Olive Drive, West Hollywood  
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4/6/13 Posted 4/6/13

(Source: Email) LA> Alex Israel’s billboard located at Sunset Boulevard and Olive Drive in West Hollywood features a self-portrait of the artist concurrently with his exhibition Lens on view at LA>   Lens is Los Angeles born and based artist Alex Israel’s first sculpture that has been made, not rented. The sculpture’s industrially machined form, high-polished plastic materiality and relationship to the Southern California sunshine link it to the history of LA art and design: the Finish Fet... [more]

20130315082037-img6933_v2 In Case of Emergency, Break Glass  
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Sean Kennedy at Thomas Duncan Gallery March 19th, 2013 - March 23rd, 2013
Posted 3/27/13

Installation view, Sean Kennedy: Territory: First Solo Show, courtesy of Thomas Duncan Gallery   Thomas Duncan Gallery presents three installations by Los Angeles-based artist Sean Kennedy during Week 1 of Territory, a five-week exhibition of solo shows from March 19-April 20, 2013.  I visited the gallery on the afternoon of the last day of Kennedy's show.  Upon entering the unassuming Hollywood space, I worried that I was too late: all of the walls were blank.  Soon after, I realized my observation... [more]

20130118224859-markhagen_untitled_01_srgb As If of the Past and for the Present Future  
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Mark Hagen, Jay Heikes, Matt Hoyt, Erin Shirreff, Molly Smith, Ricky Swallow, Zin Taylor, and Allyson Vieira. at Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum January 26th, 2013 - March 24th, 2013
Posted 3/6/13

An implication of age compels us to craft histories for the artworks in A Handful of Dust. Their materials suggest a simpler time—products of earth, of metal, of wood—and their shapes imply function. Natural hues of a limited and subdued palette pervade, as if these artworks are remains all found in one place, all from one civilization. Allyson Vieira, A Plan for Swamplands, 2007/2012, Plaster, 178 x 99 x 9 inches, Courtesy the Artist and L... [more]

20130301181252-infinity_ii Modern Luxury Angeleno  
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Shana Mabari at Palm Springs Fine Art Fair February 14th, 2013 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Posted 3/1/13

When: (Ended) February 14, 2013 - February 17, 2013 Where: Palm Springs Convention Center What: The Palm Springs Fine Art Fair enchants fairgoers on its Valentine's opening night preview with an art installation--inspired by the work of Pop Art pioneer Mel Ramos, the fair's 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award honoree--that promises to literally satiate the Southern California desert region's appetite for contemporary art. Regional artist Lisa Provenza-Bebar (in conjunction with Cathedral City b... [more]

Showcase Watchlist: Kimberly Hahn  
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10/24/12 Posted 10/24/12

(Image:  Kimberly Hahn, Remnants #10, 2009, Epson archival print mounted on aluminum, 23 x 23 in.; © Kimberly Hahn)   Kimberly Hahn (lives in Santa Barbara, CA) Kimberly Hahn studied at Central St. Martins College of Art and Design, London, England and the University of Texas, Austin, TX where she received a BFA.  Hahn has been in numerous exhibitions including: Eating Apples in Paradise, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA; Communion of Saints: Santa Barbara & San Anto... [more]

20131117054006-1 Chen Carmi: Seagulls of Long Beach  
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Chen Carmi at CSULB Art Department Galleries September 9th, 2012 - November 14th, 2013
Posted 11/17/13

Chen Carmi, an artist who exhibits regularly at the Max L. Gatov Gallery, presents the audience with a video comprised of various clips of seagulls, as they interact with each other in a public settings. The video begs the question: Why? Why seagulls? Why does the artist care and why should I, the viewer, care? In thinking about this work many ideas have unfolded from the experience. I’m interested in the intent of the artist and the reception of the audience. The work is not shocking or offens... [more]

2012 William H. Johnson Prize (deadline: Sept. 28, 2012)  
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8/24/12 Posted 8/24/12

(Excerpt from 'The 2012 William H. Johnson Prize' posted on The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts. Found on http://www.whjohnsongrant.org/application.html) Applications for the 2012 William H. Johnson Prize are now available online with a September 28, 2012 due date for all applications The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that seeks to encourage African American artists early in their careers by offering financial grants. The Johnson... [more]

20120418015058-ici-cpsisneros_prphoto-w sande is incredible  
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Sande Sisneros at The Institute of Cultural Inquiry May 5th, 2012 - May 26th, 2012
Posted 5/21/12

this is a great art installation and very interesting place to go.  Check it out, it is a really good time and fun place to explore.  Sande's art is so beautiful and thought-provoking.  Bring your friends.    Ann Ward [more]

FANTASTIC and WONDERFUL EXHIBIT  
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CARRERA at artbox studios October 31st, 2011 - December 15th, 2011
Posted 10/31/11

This is an incredible installation.  Conceptually rich, superb and masterful....! [more]

20110828092355-1 Passionista:The Inner Worlds of Martin Kersels  
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Martin Kersels at ACME September 10th, 2011 - October 8th, 2011
Posted 9/17/11

“I put it out there (as) an open-ended statement, like a question. It just is”, Kersels told the LA Times in 2008. “It just is”. The work in his current solo show, Passionista, at ACME gallery is a case in point. His series of drawings, featuring images of human skeletons overlapped by images of the natural world (i.e. galaxies, spider webs), ask the viewer not only to make profound connections between external and internal environments, but to think of the scope of what is “out there”.  Beyond... [more]

20110623110144-chainletter_card_6_shortversion LA Times Review  
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Lillian Abel, Lisa Adams, Dori Atlantis, Frederika Beesemyer Roeder, Rochelle Botello, Rebecca Catterall, Hadiya Finley, stEvEn fujimOtO, Natalie Gray, Summer Janelle, Caroline Jones, Stacey Kalkowski, Geoffrey Kieran, Barbara Kolo, Will Long, Linda Lopez, Vanessa Madrid, Jennifer Shimatsu, Group Show, Roger Tilton, Davyd Whaley at Shoshana Wayne Gallery July 23rd, 2011 - August 25th, 2011
Posted 8/23/11

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2011/08/art-review-chain-letter-at-shoshana-wayne-gallery.html A chain letter is a message sent in an effort to induce friend and stranger alike to pass it on, often under pain of punishment or promise of benefit. Today it's a handy, analog metaphor for digital social networks. In June, artists Doug Harvey and Christian Cummings sent a chain letter (actually, a chain email) to 10 artists each one admired, inviting them to show up and participate... [more]


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