Kim Schoenstadt and Cole Case at Chimento Contemporary

Two Solo Shows at Chimento Contemporary; Kim Schoenstadt, Context v. Perspective and Cole Case, Riding Shotgun in the Sky   Through May 5, 2018 By Jody Zellen Kim Schoenstadt is interested in architecture, perspective and point of view. To that end, she makes works that appear flat and dimensional simultaneously. In her prize winning installation at the 2018…

Co/Lab III at the Torrance Art Museum

Torrance Art Museum: International Exhibition Includes Los Angles Collectives and More Through May 18th.  By Genie Davis Co/Lab III, at the Torrance Art Museum through May 8th offers a stellar pairing of 8 artist-run collectives from Berlin with 8 artist-run gallery spaces from LA. The 16 groups create eight separate curatorial projects; 76 artists in…

Rachel Yezbick at Garden

Rachel Yezbick, Cover Me at Garden through May 5th  by Lara Salmon In a window-lined room, which sits atop an olive-green Victorian in Silverlake, lies a unique gallery space in Los Angeles. The visibility of the neighborhood from this room makes it feel like a watchtower, or possibly a greenhouse as it drowns in Southern…

Randi Matushevitz and Diane Williams Confront Otherness Through Experience

Randi Matushevitz and Diane Williams Confront Otherness Through Experience at LAAA/Gallery 825 through April 20th By Genie Davis Randi Matushevitz and Diane Williams both offer profoundly moving solo shows at LAA/Gallery 825. Matushevitz’ Conundrum continues the artist’s powerful, growing, large scale work with an experiential installation of paintings and found objects. Here she addresses both…

Glenn Waggner’s Existential After Party

Glenn Waggner’s Existential After Party Neutra Institute Gallery & Museum Closing reception April 15, 2-5pm   by Genie Davis Glenn Waggner’s exhibition, The Existential After Party, currently at the Neutra Institute Gallery & Museum in Silverlake may just be the quintessential Southern California landscape. Offering a mix of architecture, figures, and landscapes, his work has…

Studio Visit: Aline Mare, Mutable Fire

Studio Visit: Aline Mare, Mutable Fire   “We are in the process of descending into the depths of the heart. To where bodies communicate with each other.” Héléne Cixous, The Book of Promethea   By Gary Brewer Long ago, in the delirium of youth, intoxicated with ideas of the feminine as a form of power,…