LA Art Show 2018: A Focus on Digital and Dreamlike Works

LA Art Show 2018: Digital and Dreamlike Works through January 14th LA Convention Center, Los Angeles By Genie Davis Attending the LA Art Show on opening night is like attending every gallery opening in Los Angeles, in one night, in one place. But the galleries are not all Los Angeles-based, some are regional, some national,…

Face to Face: Los Angeles Collects Portraiture at CAAM

Face to Face: Los Angeles Collects Portraiture California African American Museum By Anna Garner Through October 8th   The portrait has remained an innately relatable form; it welcomes the viewer to look at a person for extended periods, something that can be taken as a questionable form of interaction from one person to another. In…

Derrick Adams at the California African American Museum

Derrick Adams: Network California African American Museum, Los Angeles By Shana Nys Dambrot Through June 11th   Derrick Adams makes television. Well okay, he makes bright, bold, chromatically saturated and pattern-rich mixed media collage, sculpture, video, interdisciplinary installation, and performance art about television. But the way Adams does it, it’s kind of the same thing.…

A Lesson in Class, Gender and Race from Genevieve Gaignard

A Lesson in Class, Gender and Race from Genevieve Gaignard Smell the Roses at the California African American Art Museum By Sydney Walters Through February 19th   The California African American Art Museum presents Genevieve Gaignard’s first solo museum show: Smell the Roses. An MFA graduate of Yale University, Gaignard highlights the importance of individual…