PALA LAB: Cultivating a “Meta-Collective” in Berlin

PALA LAB: Cultivating a “Meta-Collective” in Berlin by Lara Salmon Amidst a record-breaking heat wave for Germany, in a second-story gallery on a busy Berlin street, a group of artist collectives gather. They will convene for a week to exchange knowledge about collaboration. The title for this workshop is “PALA LAB-Collective Affairs” in reference to…

Studio Visit: Alex Couwenberg, The Language of Style

Studio Visit: Alex Couwenberg, The Language of Style “ In the end I realize that whatever meaning that picture has is the accumulated meaning of ten thousand brushstrokes, each one being decided as it was painted.” ~Robert Motherwell “Art is an experience, not an object.” ~Robert Motherwell By Gary Brewer Language creation is an essential…

Space + Land at FOCA

Space + Land Fellows of Contemporary Art Chelsea Dean / Susan Feldman / Susan Logoreci / Aili Schmeltz Curated by Chelsea Dean August 25 – November 2, 2018   By Lorraine Heitzman The four artists participating in the Fellows of Contemporary Art’s Curators Lab Exhibition are like members of any good band; each one embodies…

What’s Hot in L.A.? Art Events You Should Check Out

What’s Hot in L.A.? Art Events You Should Check Out Calendar Submissions: Please send the Event title, Gallery name/address or location, Opening reception date/time, closing date and link to a Facebook event or website with more information to artandcakela@gmail.com with “Art Calendar” In the subject line. Our calendar comes out once a week on Tuesdays…

Shinique Smith at the California African American Museum

Shinique Smith: Refuge California African American Museum March 14 – September 9, 2018 By Shana Nys Dambrot Shinique Smith’s works are composed and constructed arrangements of found materials, augmented with art studio gear, on a continuum of painting, sculpture, and installation. While largely known for recycling discarded clothing, Smith also incorporates other domestic objects and…