Studio Visit: Leigh Salgado, The Power of Pink

Studio Visit: Leigh Salgado, The Power of Pink “The beauty of the world which is soon to perish, has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.” ~Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own. By Gary Brewer The weave of a pattern, the frilly ornamentation of lacy shapes layered into thoughts…

This Brush for Hire at ICA LA

This Brush for Hire: Norm Laich and Many Other Artists at The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA) Organized by Meg Cranston and John Baldessari Though September 2, 2018 By Jody Zellen It is an open secret that many artists hire out, working with fabricators in the production of their artwork. These artists, artisans…

Artist Profile: Cia Foreman

Artist Profile: Cia Foreman, Works that Explore Ambiguity and Perception By Genie Davis Artist Cia Foreman explains that her approach to making art is both experimental and conceptual. “When I think about my work over the past 40 years, it’s mostly about ideas.” The abstract photographic images in Foreman’s recent exhibitions are mysterious and haunting,…

Nettie Wakefield at Jason Vass

Provocative Plastic Cast in Bronze Brandy at Jason Vass by Nettie Wakefield Through July 21st   By Genie Davis With Brandy, at Jason Vass through July 21st, London-based artist Nettie Wakefield has created a provocative exhibition that focuses on things plastic – but is cast in bronze or created in the most detailed pencil drawings.…

Art Influencer: Astri Swendsrud

Art Influencer: Astri Swendsrud Embraces Non-Traditional Routes of Art Presentation By Sydney Walters Los Angeles is notorious for a vivacious arts and entertainment scene. Yet it can be daunting for artists as they muse upon the many places that may be a good launch pad for his or her work. Many artists regard Blue Chip…

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

What’s Hot in L.A.? Art Events You Should Check Out UPCOMING OPENINGS June 29th Andy Burgess – Summer Art Series HaleARTS S P A C E 395 Santa Monica Place, Suite 156 & 158, Santa Monica, California Opening June 29th 6-9pm For more information June 30th Andy Fedak – The Crystal Spirit Or: How I…

Artist Profile: L. Aviva Diamond

Artist Profile: L. Aviva Diamond By Genie Davis “My work is how I process the world. It’s how I see, how I feel, how I heal myself,” L. Aviva Diamond, says. The artist creates astonishing photographic art work that is painterly in style, cosmic in nature. She also draws, both black and white and color…