“SELF RELIANCE 2017” at NowSpace

“SELF RELIANCE 2017” at NowSpace By Sydney Walters Through October 1st   While pondering what to create, many artists consider not only what he or she wants to create, but what they know will sell. After all, artists need to make a living somehow. It is this tension between desire, practicality, value and waste that…

Marisa Merz: The Sky Is A Great Space

Marisa Merz: The Sky Is A Great Space UCLA Hammer By Nancy Kay Turner Through August 20th   “The Sky is a Great Space,” exhibited in New York at the Met Breuer last spring, is the first and long overdue retrospective of the sculpture, installation and paintings of the prolific ninety-one year old artist Marisa…

Mai-Thu Perret “Féminaire” at David Kordansky Gallery

Mai-Thu Perret Féminaire David Kordansky Gallery By Jody Zellen Through July 1, 2017   Mai-Thu Perret is a Geneva based artist who creates politically and socially astute, albeit often bombastic works that deploy a feminist agenda. In her installation entitled, Féminaire she presents Les guérillères— an elevated white plinth dotted with nine figurative sculptures depicting…

Sabrina Gschwandtner’s “Hands at Work” at Shoshana Wayne Gallery

Sabrina Gschwandtner’s “Hands at Work” at Shoshana Wayne Gallery By Sydney Walters Through August 26th   This month, Shoshana Wayne Gallery presents “Hands at Work,” a solo show by multi-medium artist Sabrina Gschwandtner who literally dissects films to comment on the evolution of maker and renegotiates historic women’s craft as liberating rather than divisive. In…

A Painter and a Performance Artist walk into a Bar…

A Painter and a Performance Artist walk into a Bar… A Collaboration between Virginia Broersma and Natalie Mik Grab Bag Studio, Long Beach, CA By Amy Kaeser Through June 25th   Starting something new is always exciting and nerve-racking at the same time, especially when you make that experiment public. The exhibition, “A Painter and…

Brainworks Gallery Celebrates the Confidence of Her Intuition

Brainworks Gallery Celebrates the Confidence of Her Intuition By Genie Davis   Brainworks Gallery, Her Intuition, curated by the gallery’s own Erin Adams, includes the work of five Los Angeles-based female artists that are in and of themselves a part of an intuitive zeitgeist. Artists Edi Dai, Yasmine Diaz, Margaret Nielsen, Andrea Patrie and Kristine…