Susan Joseph: A Tribute

Susan Joseph: A Tribute By Betty Ann Brown   Susan Joseph is both a talented visual artist and a gifted gallerist.  It’s rare to find one or the other–but finding both in one person is truly extraordinary. Remarkably accomplished in both endeavors, Joseph is, if not unique, then certainly a rare and precious member of…

Black is a color at Charlie James Gallery

Black is a color at Charlie James Gallery By Sydney Walters   Over the gallery door, a red and green neon sign reads, “Black Owned.” Any good artist knows that working with text is difficult. The written word is often taken for gospel over any visual image (see Joseph Kosuth’s 1965 One and Three Chairs).…

Ben Jackel and Edward and Nancy Kienholz at L.A. Louver

Ben Jackel and Edward and Nancy Kienholz at L.A. Louver By Genie Davis Through September 1st   Now through the 1st of September, Ben Jackel’s  Reign of Fire and Edward and Nancy Kienholz’ The Jungen and The Non War Memorial, create a riveting gallery experience at L.A. Louver in Venice. Based in Los Angeles, Ben…

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…