The Robot Show at MOAH

The Robot Show Museum of Art and History, Lancaster California on view through September 26th   by Betty Ann Brown We are all cyborgs. Our screen machines–phones and computers–have been completely integrated into our lives, our bodies and our identities. Two threshold events announcing the integration of human and machine–Donna Haraway’s “Cyborg Manifesto” and the…

Final Round Up: Studio System 2 at TAM

Final Round Up: Studio System 2 at Torrance Art Museum By Lawrence Gipe After spending the month of June creating work, the 12 artists participating in the Studio System 2 residency at the Torrance Art Museum displayed the results of their labors at a closing reception on June 30. It was this author’s pleasure and privilege…

Studio Systems II at Torrance Art Museum: Half-Time

Half-Time at Studio System 2018 Torrance Art Museum By Lawrence Gipe Studio System 2018 is the brainchild of Max Presneill, the Torrance Art Museum’s director, curator and a dynamic impresario in the LA art world. One of Presneill’s themes as an organizer is an exploration into the nature of chemistry between artists. In his (now…

Feminism Now at Shoebox Projects: An International Collaboration

Feminism Now at Shoebox Projects: An International Collaboration Opening Sunday, February 25, 3-6 pm On view through March 11 by Genie Davis Opening Sunday, February 25th and running through March 11th, “Feminism Now” at Shoebox Projects is a collaborative exhibition of three groups: The San Diego-based American Feminist Image Group (FIG), the Swedish-based Krogen Amerika…

“Salvage” at Art Exchange, Long Beach

Salvage: Upcycling the Old into Art Through February 23 (Artist Talk Feb 10, 3-5pm) Art Exchange Exhibition Space, Long Beach by Genie Davis Through February 23rd at the Long Beach Art Exchange Exhibition space, “Salvage” offers the work of twelve dynamic female artists who have turned discarded objects into art. Using the ultimate in upcycling,…