Seth Kaufman at The Situation Room

Seth Kaufman at The Situation Room By Genie Davis Through April 30th   Seth Kaufman is best known as a sculptor. His history is making things. “I teach materials of art and design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena,” he relates. “I’ve basically taught sculpture for sixteen years. People know me as…

POWER at Sprüth Magers

POWER at Sprüth Magers By Anna Garner Through June 10th   From post-Civil War photographs to Simone Leigh’s 2017 terracotta and porcelain sculpture, Stone (Black Mountain), POWER at Sprüth Magers presents a comprehensive overview of the ongoing history of the arts and visual culture of African American women. The line-up includes nearly every major player…

“Text Message” at Loft at Liz’s

“Text Message” at Loft at Liz’s By Genie Davis Through April 29th   Text Message at Loft at Liz’s is an exciting, dynamic, simply fun show. Curated by Randi Kreeft, the show features the work of Fred Feldmesser, Stuart Kusher, Michael Flechtner, Theodore Svenningsen, and Senon Williams. Whether created from neon, mixed media, or ink on…

Appetitive Torque at Eastside International

Appetitive Torque at Eastside International By Genie Davis Through April 22nd   Eastside International has another provocative exhibition running through April 22nd, Appetitive Torque. Curated by Loren Britton and Rocket Caleshu, the show features the work of artists Cheyenne Julien, Gaby Collins-Fernandez, and Christina Quarles; and of writers Vanessa Baish, Rin Johnson, Martha Oatis, and…

“Spirited Away,” Belkis Ayon at the Fowler

“Spirited Away” By Nancy Kay Turner   “We do not know enough about the unknown to know that it is unknowable.” G.K.Chesterton NKAME is the title of the retrospective exhibition at The Fowler Museum at UCLA that closed in February. The show introduced the haunting collographs of Cuban printmaker Belkis Ayon to new audiences. Though…