A Matter of Public Record at Durden and Ray

A Matter of Public Record at Durden and Ray through September 29th   By Patrick Quinn Our current presidential administration has managed to do something that hasn’t happened in decades; make political art more than just relevant – now it’s hip and trendy as well. We are a country divided not only by policy, but by…

Disappear Here at Durden and Ray

Disappear Here: Current Photography in Los Angeles through January 28th Durden and Ray, Los Angeles   By Patrick Quinn Most art forms, whether it be music, dance, or literature, have illustrious histories that go back for centuries. The notion of considering a photo as a work of art, however, is relatively new. But then again, so is…

Los Angeles Artist Collectives You Should Check Out

Los Angeles Artist Collectives You Should Check Out By Diane Williams   Breaking through the art world has never been more challenging. Folding or merging art galleries and limited government funded art programs are making the competition extremely high along with the saturation of artists producing and showing artwork. The intensely competitive art market is…

XYZ at Durden and Ray

XYZ at Durden and Ray by Genie Davis on view through August 26th   At Durden and Ray through this weekend, XYZ is all the art alphabet necessary to shape a terrific show of sculptural art. Curators Ed Gomez and Brian Thomas Jones have created a fully engrossing exhibition featuring artists Lana Duong, Martin Durazo,…

Divide and Conquer, Durden and Ray’s “Round Won”

Divide and Conquer, Durden and Ray’s Round Won By Sydney Walters Through March 26th   Durden and Ray’s opening show, Round Won, introduces an exciting platform inviting private studios and intimate spaces to participate in a broader discussion.  This artist collective aims to take advantage of the melting pot of culture and creativity Los Angeles…

The Brand Library Celebrates LA Area Art Collectives

The Collectivists at the Brand Library & Art Center By Lorraine Heitzman Through March 12th   There are many notable things about The Collectivists currently at the Brand Library; perhaps most significant is the vibrant community of artists in Los Angeles that warrants an exhibit like this in the first place. Through a filter of…