SHIVA SPACES at The Rendon

SHIVA SPACES: Hidden Rooms, Art At The Rendon June 1 – June 3 By Betty Brown In “Hidden Rooms,” Cindy Schwarzstein has assembled over 50 visual artists, along with numerous musicians and other performers, to “activate” the abandoned spaces of the former Rendon Hotel (2055 E 7th St, DTLA.) This essay surveys some of the…

Deborah Roberts at Luis de Jesus

Deborah Roberts: Fragile but Fixable Luis de Jesus Gallery Through June 16, 2018   By Shana Nys Dambrot Mixed media collages by Deborah Roberts give physical expression to an essential psychosocial phase of human development — adolescence. Her works deftly interpret the time in everyone’s life when we really start to consciously figure out who…

Camille Rose Garcia at Corey Helford

Getting Uncomfortable with Camille Rose Garcia and Dr. Deekay at Corey Helford Gallery Through June 16 By Evan Senn As if my childhood nightmares had come to life to seek me out and take me back to my nine-year-old nightmares, a giant glowing tooth hums and hovers over a pile of black glittery pus—obviously left…

April Bey at Band of Vices

April Bey, “Made In Space” at Band of Vices Through June 30 By Sydney Walters In Band of Vices Art Gallery’s inaugural show, artist April Bey exhibits work that launches conversations about materialism, craftsmanship, and gender expectation into a prophetic galaxy. Hanging on one side of the gallery are several fabric pieces on wood panels.…

Holly Tempo and Loren Holland at Launch LA

Holly Tempo and Loren Holland at Launch LA Through June 16 By Genie Davis Launch Gallery has a penchant for pairing exciting solo shows, and the current exhibition, running through June 16th, is no exception. Loren Holland and Holly Tempo offer two distinctive shows, each fresh and beautiful. Loren Holland’s Bittersweet Harmony is a fusion…

“The Eye Sees Not Itself” at Nicodim

The Spiritual Manifested in the Material The Eye Sees Not Itself at Nicodim Gallery   Including Charles Dickson, Lavar Munroe, Buhlebezwe Siwani, Simphiwe Ndzube, Umar Rashid and Moffat Takadiwa Through June 16, 2018 By Sydney Walters In Nicodim Gallery’s latest exhibit The Eye Sees Not Itself, six artists weigh in on the discourse of the…