A Matter of Public Record at Durden and Ray

A Matter of Public Record at Durden and Ray through September 29th   By Patrick Quinn Our current presidential administration has managed to do something that hasn’t happened in decades; make political art more than just relevant – now it’s hip and trendy as well. We are a country divided not only by policy, but by…

Day Jobs: Alanna Marcelletti, Librarian

Day Jobs: Alanna Marcelletti, Librarian   The fourth of a week-long series of profiles about artists who work day jobs outside of the art world By Dani Dodge   Although most artists need day jobs to sustain their practice, it is commonly accepted that the best place for artists to work is within the art world.…

Book Club: Going Native at Durden and Ray

Book Club: Going Native at Durden and Ray By Sydney Walters Through May 28th   For Durden and Ray’s latest show, Book Club: Going Native, curator Stephen Wolkoff assembled artists he knew could take a bizarre novel and produce experimental and innovative art. He asked a bartender, a hair stylist, an architect and a composer…

The Brand Library Celebrates LA Area Art Collectives

The Collectivists at the Brand Library & Art Center By Lorraine Heitzman Through March 12th   There are many notable things about The Collectivists currently at the Brand Library; perhaps most significant is the vibrant community of artists in Los Angeles that warrants an exhibit like this in the first place. Through a filter of…