Summery Appeal: A Group Show Curated by Doug Harvey

Summery Appeal: A Group Show Curated by Doug Harvey The Good Luck Gallery, Chinatown By Shana Nys Dambrot Through August 27th   There are a handful of unforgettable breakout stars among the 50+ artists included in this, the most epic of summer salons. But the true strength of the showing is the sheer breadth of…

It’s a Wonderful World at Groundspace

It’s a Wonderful World at Groundspace By Genie Davis Through July 22nd   At Groundspace Projects through July 22nd, It’s a Wonderful World, curated by Betty Ann Brown is a dazzling tour de force of a group show. Coupling the wonders of nature with the marvels of the art that depicts them, the show is…

Modern Angelenos: Thoroughly Modern Art

Modern Angelenos: Thoroughly Modern Art by Genie Davis   Recently closed at The Montalban Theater, Modern Angelenos represents a tour de force of modern artwork as well as its place in representing social issues. This is not an easy subject to take on, but it succeeds here: combining work that is unique, cutting-edge, and socially…

Christine Weir at Launch LA

Christine Weir: Qualia at Launch LA By Kathy Zimmerer Through June 17th   The deep black of the cosmos echoes in Christine Weir’s mysterious drawings as silvery forms swirl around glowing circles in her “Qualia” series.  “Qualia” is a philosophical term referring to a specific feeling of subjective, conscious experience, or as the artist describes, a…

TAG Gallery Glows With Linda Sue Price’s Enlightened Systems

TAG Gallery Glows With Linda Sue Price’s Enlightened Systems By Genie Davis Through June 10   Tag Gallery launches its new location on Wilshire Blvd. in mid-city with strong solo shows from Donn Delson, Jerry Hardin, Gary Polonsky, and Linda Sue Price. Price’s Enlightened Systems features astonishingly supple and vivid neon works that are the…

Kira Vollman: Music of the Mind

Kira Vollman: Music of the Mind By Genie Davis   She calls herself a scavenger. Kira Vollman is both a visual and audio artist, and her recent exhibition, Ascending Intervals, just closed at the Neutra Institute and Museum in Silverlake, is a perfect example of the artist’s strong sense of movement and music. Using wire…