Studio Visit: Catherine Ruane, A Revolution of the Senses

Studio Visit: Catherine Ruane, A Revolution of the Senses “We must look a long time before we can see.” “The morning wind forever blows, the poem of creation is uninterrupted; but few are the ears to hear it.” Henry David Thoreau   “We need nature, and particularly its wilderness strongholds. It is the alien world…

The Desert Lighthouse: A Mojave Dream Come True

The Desert Lighthouse: A Mojave Dream Come True by Genie Davis   On an unnamed road in the middle of the desert, where the sky undulates like a wave in the heat and the desert floor could be a midnight black ocean at night, the Desert Lighthouse, 50-feet-tall and a graceful beacon of light, rises.…

Made in the Mojave at MOAH, Lancaster

Made in the Mojave Museum of Art and History, Lancaster May 13 – July 30, 2017 By Kathy Zimmerer   The vast and hot expanse of the Mojave Desert is interpreted by contemporary artists in an extensive series of solo exhibitions and installations at the Lancaster Museum of Art and History. The stark beauty and…

Where the land meets the sky, and we meet the desert: Desert X

Where the land meets the sky, and we meet the desert: Desert X By H.C. Arnold Through April 30th   Right now, terms like “scavenger hunt,” “site-specific”, “land-art 2.0,” “mirage,” and even “existential” are being used to describe Desert X. Opened on February 25th and running through April 30th, this exhibition transforms the Coachella Valley…

Jeffrey Gibson is ALIVE at Desert X

Jeffrey Gibson is ALIVE at Desert X Gibson brings his unique vision of the desert to life for the inaugural Desert X By H.C. Arnold Through April 30th   Neville Wakefield believes that if the Coachella Valley can host a globally-hyped music festival, then it can also be home to a biennale style art extravaganza.…