Diane Williams Weaves Multicultural Magic in “My America”

Diane Williams Weaves Multicultural Magic in “My America” Shoebox Projects by Genie Davis   In the latest artist residency and exhibition at Shoebox Projects located in The Brewery arts complex, Diane Williams nails the immigrant experience with an installation that actively involves viewers and turns them into participants. And participants we all are: America is…

In the Artist’s Studio – Photo Essay

In the Artist’s Studio – A Photo Essay   I always prefer to work in the studio. It isolates people from their environment. They become in a sense… symbolic of themselves. ~Richard Avedon                                            …

State of the Union: Politically Charged to #resist

State of the Union: Politically Charged to #resist by Genie Davis On view through February 25th   Brainworks Gallery, Erin Adams’ new artist-run space in mid-city, hosted the opening of State of the Union last Saturday, a politically potent exhibition featuring cutting edge art work offering visually strong support to #resist. Curated by Erin Adams,…

Walter Maciel Gallery Shines with Politics and Poetry

Walter Maciel Gallery Shines with Politics and Poetry By Genie Davis Through March 4th   I.D., Please! the insightful, beautiful, and poetic political group show now at Walter Maciel on La Cienega features work by Hung Liu, John Bankston, Lezley Saar, John Jurayj, Maria E. Pieres, Nike Schröder, Dana Weiser and Monica Lundy. On display…

Artists Carry the Political Torch

Artists Carry the Political Torch By Dani Dodge   While President-elect Donald Trump awaits his chance to step up to the podium, take the oath of office, and lead the free world, artists and curators in L.A. and across the nation are reacting the best way they know how: making art and organizing exhibitions. Sure,…

LOOKING BACK: Our Top 11 Posts of 2016

We are proud to be part of the art world conversation, offering another opportunity to share the work of artists showing in Southern California. Art is philosophy. It is wonderful to hear so many voices engaging with the world, educating, communicating and enriching our lives through art. We are honored to be able to share…