Gegam Kacherian at Tufenkian Fine Arts

Refractions by Gegam Kacherian Tufenkian Fine Arts through November 16th Artist talk October 28th 2-4pm By Constance Mallinson   Since 2006 Gegam Kacherian’s paintings might best be described as a journey into a hallucinogenic or dreamlike whirlwind. Dynamic compositions with allusions to Western art history from the Baroque to Surrealism incorporate a vast array of…

Francesca Gabbiani at Gavlak Gallery

Francesca Gabbiani at Gavlak Gallery Through May 26 By Constance Mallinson In her current exhibition Francesca Gabbiani continues her longstanding practice of collaging evocative imagery intricately cut from multi-colored papers to create allegories of life and death. A “goth” aesthetic appropriately prevailed in her previous work as owls and skulls were intertwined with sensuous florals…

Jon Peterson: 12 Years of Painting at LA Artcore; Image courtesy of the artist

Jon Peterson: 12 Years of Painting at LA Artcore

Jon Peterson: 12 Years of Painting Feb. 1-Feb. 25, 2018 LA Artcore Gallery, Los Angeles By Constance Mallinson Contemporary painting is still beholden to the modernist fixation of an artist producing a body or series of identical signature work, a strategy that ensures “product identification” and branding for insertion into what Theodore Adorno called “the…

Forest Bathing at Launch LA

Forest Bathing at Launch LA By Betty Ann Brown On view through September 30th   Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. ~Albert Einstein Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.…

Constance Mallinson at Jason Vass

Constance Mallinson Unmade Jason Vass By Jody Zellen Through July 22nd     Constance Mallinson is a collector and she has amassed a huge archive of discarded materials— fragments and detritus that has been lost, left behind and forgotten. To collect, Mallinson walks. She keeps her eyes down as she roams the streets, alleys, pathways…