Artcrib 18 at Bonehouse Bridge

Artcrib 2018 at Bonehouse Bridge Curated by Alice Marie Perreault June 16th, 2018   By Jacqueline Bell Johnson An excellent way to start off the summer art season, Artcrib 2018, hosted at Bonehouse Bridge proved there is nothing better than those vibrant yet casual pop-up art events. School is out for summer, the gallerists are…

Practice, Practice Every (ongoing) Day at Arena 1 Gallery

Practice, Practice Every (ongoing) Day through April 14th Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica By Eve Wood Jody Zellen and Pam Posey have curated a fascinating exhibition that looks at process-based artworks made over extended periods of time. The idea of making an artwork to delineate or mark a history or a passage in time is a…

Studio Visit with Salomon Huerta; Photo credit Gary Brewer

Studio Visit: Salomon Huerta, Transcendent Identity

Studio Visit: Salomon Huerta, Transcendent Identity “I believe it was John Cage who once told me, ‘When you start working, everybody is in your studio- the past, your friends, enemies, the art world, and above all, your own ideas- all are there. But as you continue painting, they start leaving, one by one, and you…

Andrea Bersaglieri, Suburban Nature, Curved Line Space; Photo credit Hagop Najarian

Andrea Bersaglieri’s Suburban Nature at Curve Line Space

Andrea Bersaglieri’s Suburban Nature through April 21 Curve Line Space, Los Angeles By Patrick Quinn On a recent damp and drizzly Saturday night, a large crowd attended the opening of “Suburban Nature”, Andrea Bersaglieri’s solo show at Curve Line Space. The presentation was simple and straightforward. Three white walls displaying thirteen paintings; a few are…

Alexis Smith: Private Lives and Public Affairs at Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art

Alexis Smith: Private Lives and Public Affairs “A girl with brains ought to do something else with them besides think.”  ~Title of an Alexis Smith piece, 1983 through April 1 Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu By Lawrence Gipe While firmly rooted in California conceptualism and modernist traditions like assemblage, Alexis Smith’s work exists…

Eva Malhotra, Nest of Sadness, South Bay Contemporary SoLA; Photo credit Genie Davis

Beautiful and Evocative Abstract Works at South Bay Contemporary SoLA

Beautiful and Evocative Abstract Works through March 31 South Bay Contemporary SoLA, Windsor Hills By Genie Davis At South Bay Contemporary SoLA through March 31st, two fine abstract exhibitions are exceedingly well-paired and curated by Nicholette Kominos. Paintings and sculptural work flow through the gallery with “Nest of Sadness” by Eva Malhotra in the Project…

Zoë Buckman, Let Her Rave, Gavlak Gallery; Photo courtesy of the gallery

Zoë Buckman packs a punch in “Let Her Rave” at Gavlak

Zoë Buckman packs a punch in “Let Her Rave” through April 7 Gavlak Gallery, Los Angeles By Lara Salmon Zoë Buckman’s show “Let Her Rave” opened at Gavlak on March 3 to an excited crowd of Angelino feminists. The show is characteristic of Buckman’s familiar tropes: emboldened female empowerment, a battle cry against the patriarchy…