Art Share L.A. Offers Hope and Support to L.A. Artists

Art Share L.A. Offers Hope and Support to L.A. Artists Art Share LA, Arts District, Los Angeles By Evan Senn Every year, the greater metropolitan area of Los Angeles gains upwards of 40,000 people added to its residents. Last year, Los Angeles was the third most popular destination for those picking up and relocating. And…

Petra Cortright: Cam Worls at UTA Artist Space

Petra Cortright: Cam Worls through April 7 UTA Artist Space, Los Angeles By Shana Nys Dambrot Petra Cortright belongs to a generation of video artists whose primary visual and aesthetic influences have not been cinema and performance art, but rather the internet and social media. It’s a key distinction, and the way Cortright does it…

New Works by Mark Bradford at Hauser & Wirth LA

Mark Bradford. New Works through May 20 Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles By Shana Nys Dambrot Folks are always trying to look for Mark Bradford in his work. But what they think they find is so often just a version of him, not so much inaccurate as wildly incomplete. Granted there’s a lot to embrace in a…

Dispatches From the Front Lines, Merion Estes at CB1 Gallery

If Premonitions Were Tapestries: Merion Estes CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles By Sydney Walters In CB1 Gallery’s latest show, Dispatches From the Front Lines, artist Merion Estes weaves a sublime chorus of color, pattern and texture into a systematic outcry against corporate gains at the cost of the environment. Estes creates a visual symphony of senses…

Marisa Takal at Night Gallery

Beyond Oy Too Scared to Ha-Ha  New Works by Marisa Takal through Jan 13, 2018 Night Gallery, Los Angeles By Kathy Zimmerer Marisa Takal works from an aerial view, a disjointed perspective where the viewer is privy to all her random thoughts and images.  Sporting titles that are poetic, very long and unwieldy, her large-scale paintings…

STATIC at Durden and Ray

STATIC at Durden and Ray through Dec 30 Durden and Ray, Los Angeles by Jody Zellen Static, by definition, has myriad meanings, all apt to the exhibition STATIC at Durden and Ray. Curated by Dani Dodge and Alanna Marcelletti, the show includes both artists and journalists. Static can be defined as lack of movement, as in…