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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]

The Con Artist: Red Flags, the Racist Chair, and the One Who Got Away  
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1/24/14 Posted 1/24/14

Founders Keepers Jasper Johns, Photo by Brendan McDermid/Reuters Sculptor and cacoepy-vigilante Jasper Johns testified before a federal court in Manhattan on Thursday, stating that no, he did not authorize anyone to reproduce his sculpture, and it’s pronounced ˈraʊʃənbɜːɡ, btw. The 83-year-old artist, whose work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the MoMA, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, among others, was called to testify in the case against founder Brian... [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]

20130512222010-br_invite_card_han_youngers_coroneos_lg Nicholas Coroneos - sculpture of consideration  
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Sukran Han Chung, Nicholas Coroneos, Otto Youngers at LA Artcore Brewery Annex June 1st, 2013 - June 30th, 2013
Posted 6/11/13

I was recently driving in a thriving, mostly immigrant, neighborhood of Los Angeles. While stopped at a light I saw the following sign: Tax Preparation /Travel Agency. It was not unified corporate branding by a long shot. It was, however, two businesses which the investment in a single computer might make possible. Categorically it was a funny space. No one likes taxes and everyone wants to go on vacation. A perfect case of opposites attract. It reminded me of the parings of surprising, unlikel... [more]

20130116160317-36610_01_show_preview1_1 Beautiful Disaster  
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Robert Gober at Matthew Marks Gallery, North Orange Grove January 19th, 2013 - April 6th, 2013
Posted 3/28/13

Set your Instagram filter to "Surreal" and venture inside Matthew Marks Gallery’s Robert Gober: Sculpture Drawings Studies, on exhibit from January 19-April 6, 2013.  This is the surrealist's first solo exhibition of new work in 4 years and marks Gober's long-awaited return to Los Angeles for a one-person show.  The artist's sometimes polarizing work explores themes of religion, politics, power, and sexuality, and often represents objects from his childhood in distorted form.  His current exhibitio... [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]

20130128154400-hammer4 HOW TO BONG OUT WITH YOUR DONG OUT AT MARK MOORE GALLERY  
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Okay Mountain at Mark Moore Gallery February 16th, 2013 - March 16th, 2013
Posted 2/23/13

OKMT: LONG PLAYS   A CONCRETE CLOWN HEAD. Mouth agape, tongue spilling out onto an astroturfed lawn. A crumbling relic. Krusty’s kid brother.  The putting green is littered with cigarette butts and beer cans. Amateur graffiti and petty vandalism designate adolescent rebellion at its finest: School Night stages the aftermath of an illicit late night game of Crazy Golf and is the spatially dominant centerpiece of Texan collective OKAY MOUNTAIN’S first Los Angeles solo exhibition at Mark Moore... [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]

20120412194141-_dsc2360 Colorful Spring Show  
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Judy Dater, Carlos Donjuan, Rupert Garcia, Jasper Johns, Claes Oldenburg, Chris Pew, Inez Storer at Thomas Paul Fine Art April 4th, 2012 - May 19th, 2012
Posted 4/10/12

There are some great paintings by lessor known artists on display at the gallery right now. Walk around one of the modular walls and there are prints by Jasper Johns and a pristine example of Oldenburg's Profile Airflow. It is worth stopping by while the show is up. Many artists are in the show but surprisingly they all work very well together. There are some great Rupert Garcia's that I have never seen before.  A wide mix of work. [more]

Key Venue Artist: Laura Larson  
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1/19/12 Posted 1/19/12

(Image: Laura Larson, Precious Bunny, 2008, 6” diameter x 1/2”, embroidery hoop with found printed fabric, quilting, embroidery, beading, wood hoop, rabbit’s foot (3” x 1” diameter); © Laura Larson) Laura Larson (b. Chicago, Illinois) I have always known that my calling was to be an artist. It has been my outlet for understanding our nature – our body, mind and spirit – as well as our relationship to the planet and the universe beyond. Yes, the big picture. But since no one can ever see the... [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]

Amy Sarkisian: On Our Los Angeles Watchlist  
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5/2/11 Posted 5/2/11

(Image:Amy Sarkisian, Installation, 2011; WPA Gallery) Amy Sarkisian (b.1969, Cleveland, Ohio, USA) Amy Sarkisian’s new sculptures present an iconic statement about the perverted, maligned and marginal in all of us."This body of work is a combination of drawing and sculpture, which are my two default modes of working. I’m attracted to drawing because of its economy and it balances my sculptural practice, which tends to be more complex." A solo exhibition of her new works can be viewed at... [more]


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