Three Exciting Shows at Corey Helford Gallery

Camilla D’Errico: Sky, Tarntara Sudadung: Behind the Mythic Veil, Erika Sanada: Meet Me Halfway, Alessia Iannetti: Aurora Consurgens and Dosshaus: Paper-thin Hotel Corey Helford Gallery Through May 5th   By Sara Fortson Since the move to the Downtown location from their previous Culver City home, Corey Helford has been able to redefine what it means to…

BioPerversity at Nicodim

BioPerversity at Nicodim Gallery through April 28, 2018 By Shana Nys Dambrot We tend to use anthropomorphized animals as proxies in metaphors and morality plays, fairy tales and Freudian projections, tattoos and illuminated manuscripts. Old myths are full of half human, half animal creatures, often gods or at least demigods. Minotaur, mermaid, centaur, Anubis, wood…

Three Solo Shows at DENK

Helen Rebekah Garber: Thaumaturgy Ichiro Irie: Garmonbozia Sagrada David DiMichele: Real and Unreal extended through January 13 DENK Gallery, Los Angeles By Shana Nys Dambrot Creation, destruction, renewal; threat, protection, materialism; reality, illusion, and all manner of Utopias (including the ironic) are the order of the day with three concurrent solo shows on view at DENK.…

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…

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…