Kiel Johnson. Pulped Fictions. Torrance Art Museum. Photo Credit Kristine Schomaker.

Pulped Fictions at the Torrance Art Museum

Pulped Fictions at the Torrance Art Museum By Lorraine Heitzman Through March 4th   Pulped Fictions at the Torrance Art Museum highlights the many ways that cardboard and paper can be ingenuously manipulated. But this show is more than just a laundry list of clever techniques; it features artists who use their materials to create…

American Civics. Photo Courtesy of Subliminal Projects.

American Civics: A Lesson of Legends

American Civics: A Lesson of Legends By Genie Davis   Just closed at Subliminal Projects is a golden and orange glow of photography-based art. The collaboration of Subliminal Projects co-founder Shepard Fairey and the late photographer Jim Marshall, this is an inside-out look at history and culture. Jim Marshall is renowned for his iconic and…

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Jeffrey Gibson is ALIVE at Desert X

Jeffrey Gibson is ALIVE at Desert X Gibson brings his unique vision of the desert to life for the inaugural Desert X By H.C. Arnold Through April 30th   Neville Wakefield believes that if the Coachella Valley can host a globally-hyped music festival, then it can also be home to a biennale style art extravaganza.…

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Richard Bruland at Lora Schlesinger Gallery

Richard Bruland Peripheries Lora Schlesinger Gallery By Amy Kaeser Through February 25th   Peripheries, Richard Bruland’s fourth solo showing at the Lora Schlesinger Gallery, located in Santa Monica’s Bergamot Station, presents a new series of paintings which focus on the way the eye sees and perceives, and what lays on the outer edges of our…

Toba Khedoori. Photo Courtesy of LACMA.

Toba Khedoori’s Enigmatic Scale at LACMA

Toba Khedoori’s Enigmatic Scale at LACMA By Genie Davis Through March 19th   Toba Khedoori’s works, now on exhibit at LACMA through March 19, 2017, are large scale, enigmatic, and precisely detailed. While born in Australia, Khedoori is very much a Los Angeles artist. Like the city, her paintings are large, even sprawling, with plenty…

David Lloyd at Klowden Mann: Time is taller than space is wide. Photo Credit Lorraine Heitzman.

David Lloyd at Klowden Mann

David Lloyd at Klowden Mann: Time is taller than space is wide By Lorraine Heitzman Through March 4th   David Lloyd’s Time is taller than space is wide at Klowden Mann should be a welcome surprise to those familiar with his work and a happy discovery for anyone encountering his paintings for the first time.…