Studio Systems II at Torrance Art Museum: Half-Time

Half-Time at Studio System 2018 Torrance Art Museum By Lawrence Gipe Studio System 2018 is the brainchild of Max Presneill, the Torrance Art Museum’s director, curator and a dynamic impresario in the LA art world. One of Presneill’s themes as an organizer is an exploration into the nature of chemistry between artists. In his (now…

Carbon at Fellows of Contemporary Art

Carbon: Richer than Gold Fellows of Contemporary Art in Chinatown Through July 20th   By Genie Davis In the case of Carbon, at Fellows of Contemporary of Art in Chinatown through July 20th, that element is not only the basis of life, it is the basis of a vibrant artistic life. Beautifully curated by Lauren…

What’s Hot in L.A.? Art Events You Should Check Out

What’s Hot in L.A.? Art Events You Should Check Out UPCOMING OPENINGS June 13th Pasadena ART SHOW 2018 Laemmle Playhouse 7 673 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, California 91101 Opening June 13th 7-9pm For more information June 14th Artists’ Resistance opening reception Angel City Brewery 216 Alameda St, Los Angeles, California 90012 Opening June 14th 7-9pm…

Marilyn Minter at Regen Projects

Marilyn Minter at Regen Projects Through June 23 By Sara Fortson At Marilyn Minter’s third solo exhibition at Regen Projects, the artist furthers her exploration of what it means to be a woman in the art world. Minter’s photographs and paintings are the stuff of Technicolor soft-core fantasies, and this exhibition is no exception. On…

SHIVA SPACES at The Rendon

SHIVA SPACES: Hidden Rooms, Art At The Rendon June 1 – June 3 By Betty Brown In “Hidden Rooms,” Cindy Schwarzstein has assembled over 50 visual artists, along with numerous musicians and other performers, to “activate” the abandoned spaces of the former Rendon Hotel (2055 E 7th St, DTLA.) This essay surveys some of the…

Deborah Roberts at Luis de Jesus

Deborah Roberts: Fragile but Fixable Luis de Jesus Gallery Through June 16, 2018   By Shana Nys Dambrot Mixed media collages by Deborah Roberts give physical expression to an essential psychosocial phase of human development — adolescence. Her works deftly interpret the time in everyone’s life when we really start to consciously figure out who…