Conduction at Fellows of Contemporary Art (FOCA)

Conduction FOCA  By Lorraine Heitzman Through October 27th   The Fellows of Contemporary Art (widely known as FOCA) operates out of an unassuming office space in Chinatown, accessed through a quiet courtyard and tucked into a second floor storefront. Like the spy headquarters concealed behind a tailor shop in The Man from U.N.C.L.E., the pedestrian…

Night Gallery: Isabel Yellin and Awol Erizku

Night Gallery: Isabel Yellin and Awol Erizku By Genie Davis   Isabel Yellin’s It’ll Come is a mysterious, sensual, and evocative sculptural exhibition created using fabric as her sculptural form. These are human bodies, tactile, alive yet headless, somehow still filled with soul though wordless and blind. The artist writes of creating forms of intimacy, allure,…

Christina Fernandez at Gallery Luisotti

Christina Fernandez Prospect Gallery Luisotti By Jody Zellen Through November 22nd   Since the early 1990s Christina Fernandez has been making photographic works that “examine the intersection between private and public space, personal and historical narratives, ex-urban and city spaces and the cultural border and historical relationships between the United States and Mexico.” For her…

Pop Surreal Playhouse at Artshare LA

Pop Surreal Playhouse at Artshare LA By Betty Ann Brown Through October 22nd   The Los Angeles art world was stunned to learn of the death of Gregorio Escalante last month. The highly respected Escalante was one of the first and most influential champions of Lowbrow and Street Art, a founder of Juxtapoz Magazine, and…