Astrid Preston at Craig Krull Gallery

Astrid Preston, Upside Down World Craig Krull Gallery By Jody Zellen Through November 25, 2017   Astrid Preston paints the landscape. She is infatuated by the wonders and beauty of nature and her works often depict rolling hills, ponds with lily pads and flower-filled gardens glistening in the daylight. While how and what is seen is…

Studio Visit: Jeff Colson, The Entropy of Memory

Studio Visit: Jeff Colson, The Entropy of Memory By Gary Brewer   “Only entropy comes easy.” Anton Chekhov   “Everyday objects shriek aloud.” René Magritte   There is something about the deadpan expression on Buster Keaton’s face that belies the physicality and poetry of his comedy. It is the balance of humor and melancholy that…

Dani Dodge’s Fugitive Love Song

Dani Dodge’s Fugitive Love Song by Genie Davis Artist Dani Dodge works with themes that surround identity, forgiveness, and social justice. Creating installations that are often immersive and include video, painting, and performance, she’s recently expanded her “canvas” to include public works in the street, often guerilla in approach with a positive intent. She’s been…

Kim Dingle at Susanne Vielmetter

Kim Dingle, YIPES Susanne Vielmetter, Los Angeles Projects By Jody Zellen Through November 11th   Kim Dingle’s first installation at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects takes command of the entire gallery. YIPES fills four discrete rooms with three bodies of interrelated new works. Dingle carefully crafts a trajectory from room to room where autonomous series of…