What’s Hot in L.A.? Art Events You Should Check Out

What’s Hot in L.A.? Art Events You Should Check Out Calendar Submissions: Please send the Event title, Gallery name/address or location, Opening reception date/time, closing date and link to a Facebook event or website with more information to artandcakela@gmail.com with “Art Calendar” In the subject line. Our calendar comes out once a week on Tuesdays…

Pond and Waterfall at Michael’s Restaurant

Pond and Waterfall at Michael’s Restaurant co-organized by Christopher Schwartz and Julia Trotta Michael’s Restaurant Through September 15, 2018   By Jody Zellen Michael’s Restaurant in Santa Monica has a long history of involvement with art and artists. The walls on the lower level are covered by artworks by well and lesser know artists, many…

Two Out-of-the-Ballpark Shows at Charlie James Gallery

Two Out-of-the-Ballpark Shows at Charlie James Gallery Upstairs: Gabriella Sanchez; By Any Other Name Downstairs: “Other Worlds”, curated by Martin Durazo Through August 18th By Genie Davis Charlie James Gallery offers two strong shows through August 18th, Other Worlds, an exciting, ethereal show curated by Martin Durazo, downstairs; and the bold text and commanding visual…

Magic at Roberts Projects

Magic at Roberts Projects through August 18th By Eve Wood Magic is by its very nature transformative, whether it be an actual trick of the eye, or a transfiguration of space and time. Art, at its most effective, is a form of magic, and the work on view at Roberts Projects in Culver City attests to…

Conceptual Craft II at Denk Gallery

Conceptual Craft II at Denk Gallery Through August 18th By Genie Davis Photos Courtesy Denk   Conceptual Craft II, now at Denk Gallery, is a visual wonderment. 12 LA-based artists offer their takes on the sculptural process, intricate and graceful works that are both fully dimensional and filled with light. As the curator’s notes suggest,…

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…