Jeanine Oleson at Commonwealth and Council

Jeanine Oleson: Can you feel it? Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles By Amy Kaeser Through August 19th   Commonwealth and Council’s location is off the beaten path. A simple piece of paper taped to a glass front door, in an industrial neighborhood, somewhere off Wilshire Boulevard, is the only indication of the gallery’s presence. Up…

Analia Saban: Faults and Folds at Sprüth Magers: Los Angeles

Analia Saban: Faults and Folds Sprüth Magers: Los Angeles By Amy Kaeser Through August 19th   Analia Saban’s exhibition of new work now on view at Sprüth Magers, Los Angeles, Folds and Faults combines the intricate sculptural techniques of a master sculptor and the attention to detail of a skilled painter. Saban’s paintings push the…

Vanessa Prager: Ultraviolet at Richard Heller Gallery

Vanessa Prager: Ultraviolet Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA By Amy Kaeser Through June 17th   Vanessa Prager’s third solo show at Richard Heller Gallery is a series of impasto-abstracted self-portraits. The work in Ultraviolet delves deeper into the artist’s psyche detailing the interrelationship between the art object and the unconscious drive of the artist.…

A Painter and a Performance Artist walk into a Bar…

A Painter and a Performance Artist walk into a Bar… A Collaboration between Virginia Broersma and Natalie Mik Grab Bag Studio, Long Beach, CA By Amy Kaeser Through June 25th   Starting something new is always exciting and nerve-racking at the same time, especially when you make that experiment public. The exhibition, “A Painter and…

Alexis Smith at Craig Krull Gallery

Alexis Smith: On Point Craig Krull Gallery By Amy Kaeser On view through May 27th   On Point is the latest exhibition of seasoned artist Alexis Smith. The show is both humorous and contemplative in its use of found objects and materials. Smith’s collages made from thrift store finds, swap meet gems, and a few personal…

ICONIC: Black Panther at Gregorio Escalante

ICONIC: Black Panther Presented by SEPIA Collective, Zack De La Rocha, Razor Step, in association with Road to Artdom Gregorio Escalante Gallery, Los Angeles By Amy Kaeser Through May 14th   “50 Artists Interpret 50 Years of the Black Panther Party,” is the subscript for a show dedicated to the Black Panther Party (BPP) and…