Jwan Yosef at Praz-Delavallade

Jwan Yosef, A Gathering of Eagles at Praz-Delavallade Through January 12, 2019 By Jenny Begun   Artist Jwan Yosef is cool, calm and collected. With serious countenance, he jokes often. Through his work, Yosef has been trying to answer his own questions–identity, politics, religion, sexuality and sense of belonging are the topics he addresses. The…

Edmund de Waal –one way or other–

Edmund de Waal —one way or other— MAK Center | Schindler House, West Hollywood Through January 6, 2019   By Shana Nys Dambrot When it comes to history-minded polymath Edmund de Waal’s artistic practice, ceramicist really does not cover it. But it’s a suitable place to begin, since it is mainly de Waal’s exceptional porcelain sculptures,…

Book Review: Personal Voices/Cultural Visions – Conversations in the Visual Arts Community, Los Angeles 1994-1996

Personal Voices/Cultural Visions: Conversations in the Visual Arts Community, Los Angeles 1994-1996 produced and published by the Southern California Women’s Caucus for Art and edited by Ann Isolde By Betty Ann Brown Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists. ~Franklin D. Roosevelt We have…

Divided Brain at Lava Projects

Divided Brain at Lava Projects Curated by Brian Cooper and Colin Roberts Through December 16th   By Eve Wood Sometimes, as a critic, you come across a group show that hangs together so seamlessly, it knocks the breath right out of you. This is the case with “Divided Brain,” curated by Brian Cooper and Colin Roberts…