Two Important Exhibitions Shine at Roberts Projects

Two Important Exhibitions Shine at Roberts Projects Betye Saar Something Blue Holding Up 1/2 the Sky, Curated by jill moniz Through December 15th By Genie Davis Two fascinating, deeply felt exhibitions shine at Roberts Projects: Betye Saar: Something Blue, and the group show Hold Up ½ the Sky, curated by jill moniz. Both shows are a…

Diasporagasm at SBC SoLA Gallery

Diasporagasm at SBC SoLA Gallery By Genie Davis Through November 19th   Filled with light, color, and form, Diasporagasm at SBC SoLA Gallery through November 19th presents the vibrant work of artists Bright Ackwerh, Kwame Akoto, Lavialle Campbell, Florine Demosthene, June Edmonds, Cole James, Jeffrey Meris, Jodi Minnis, Nii Kotei Nikoi, Keisha Oliver, Duane Paul, Gio…

Channeling Whistler’s ‘Peacock Room’ at Launch LA

Channeling Whistler’s ‘Peacock Room’ at Launch LA by Genie Davis   Without Design or Sketch: The Story of The Room at Launch LA through October 1st is an immersive experience. Organized by a trio of curators called Rough Play, the rich and fascinating, fully transformed galley features work by Alex Anderson, Beatriz Cortez, Krysten Cunningham,…

A Conversation with LAUNCH LA’s James Panozzo

A Conversation with LAUNCH LA’s James Panozzo by Genie Davis   Few people support the arts in Los Angeles as much as James Panozzo, the man behind the TARFEST arts festival and Launch Gallery. It all began after his 2003 return to Los Angeles from a period in which he lived in New York and…