LAND at Irvine Fine Arts Center ; Photo credit Yevgeniya Mikhailik. Courtesy of the gallery.

LAND at Irvine Fine Arts Center

Connecting with nature in LAND through March 10 Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine By Evan Senn Exploring nature in all of its magnificent forms is an activity of great relief, of meditation, of education and of connection. In recent decades, as our cities expand and industry dominates our natural resources, we have made grave efforts…

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…

Chris Natrop “Silver Sun Supernova” at Cooper Design Space

Chris Natrop: Silver Sun Supernova Long-term site-specific installation at Cooper Design Space, DTLA By Shana Nys Dambrot   Chris Natrop is not a sculptor, or a painter, not really. But he works in both large-scale quasi-sculptural installation and conventional wall-framed idioms, often using paint in addition to lighting, video, and audio elements to augment his…