Centennial Bash, Laguna Art Museum, Saturday, January 27, 2018; Image credit: Eric S. Reed Photographer (@reedluxvisuals)

Laguna Art Museum’s Centennial Bash

Laguna Art Museum’s Centennial Bash various events throughout 2018 Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach By Liz Goldner The 100-year-old Laguna Art Museum hosted its Centennial Bash—its first of several Centennial Celebrations to be held this year—on Saturday January 27, from 8 PM to midnight. Nearly 500 art lovers, museum supporters and party-goers, from millennials to…

Yevgeniya Baras, "Towards Something Standing Open" at the Landing ; Photo by Maggie Shannon, courtesy of the gallery

Yevgeniya Baras at the Landing

Yevgeniya Baras, Towards Something Standing Open through March 10 the Landing, Los Angeles By Lorraine Heitzman Where to begin with this pleasurable, satisfying show? In Yevegeniya Baras’s first solo show in Los Angeles she presents a body of work that is deliciously tactile and fully realized. The series of small paintings is so self-assured that…

Tami Bahat, "Feline", Revising Humanity: Secrets and Lifetimes, Building Bridges Art Exchange; Image courtesy of the artist

Tami Bahat at Building Bridges Art Exchange

Lush, Painterly Photographs from Tami Bahat Closing Reception February 17th, 6pm – 9pm Building Bridges Art Exchange, Santa Monica By Genie Davis With “Revising Humanity: Secrets and Lifetimes”, photographer Tami Bahat creates astonishing painterly works that are rich and lustrous, works that echo Renaissance-style artworks and form images that haunt and glow. Bahat unassumingly says…

MAN RAY, Igor Stravinsky with Juliet and Selma Browner, 1945; © Man Ray Trust/Artists Rights Society (ARS)/ADAGP, Paris 2018. Image courtesy of Gagosian Gallery

Man Ray’s LA at Gagosian Gallery

Man Ray’s LA through February 17 Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills By Shana Nys Dambrot Upstairs at Gagosian Gallery’s Beverly Hills location is a charming and eccentric collection of black and white photographs made by American artistic polymath Man Ray between 1940-1951, during his Los Angeles sojourn. A time in which he also explored painting and…