DIVERTED DESTRUCTION at Loft at Liz’s

DIVERTED DESTRUCTION at Loft at Liz’s Through August 20th By Betty Ann Brown   Nihil humanum a me alienum puto (Nothing human is alien to me.) ~Terence, Roman poet   Recognize yourself in he and she who are not like you and me. ~Carlos Fuentes, Mexican poet   Remember, remember always, that all of us, and…

Six Artists Define Success

Why am I Doing This Again? Six Artists Define Success By Sydney Walters Every day an artist chooses to renegotiate societal structures in order to make their creative habit a profession. Because this kind of exercise drastically differs from the reliability of structured professions which grant dependable income, artists must also calibrate what it means…

Black, The Loft at Liz's; Photo credit Kristine Schomaker

Black at Loft at Liz’s: An Expansion of an Abstract Arena

Black: An Expansion of an Abstract Arena through March 26 The Loft at Liz’s, Los Angeles By Sydney Walters “Black” at The Loft at Liz’s in downtown LA presents a unique examination of the color black. Rather than commonplace tropes of black, such as being a signifier of desolation, dreariness or morbid, “Black” highlights both the…

Studio Visit: Camilla Taylor, Seeker of Shadows

Studio Visit: Camilla Taylor, Seeker of Shadows By Gary Brewer   “Actually, however, life begins less by reaching upward, than by turning upon itself. But what a marvelously insidious, subtle image of life a coiling vital principle would be! And how many dreams the leftward oriented shell, or one that did not conform to the…

Walter Maciel Gallery Shines with Politics and Poetry

Walter Maciel Gallery Shines with Politics and Poetry By Genie Davis Through March 4th   I.D., Please! the insightful, beautiful, and poetic political group show now at Walter Maciel on La Cienega features work by Hung Liu, John Bankston, Lezley Saar, John Jurayj, Maria E. Pieres, Nike Schröder, Dana Weiser and Monica Lundy. On display…