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…

Ruth Pastine at Porch Gallery

Ruth Pastine: BroadBands Porch Gallery, Ojai March 22 – April 22, 2018   By Shana Nys Dambrot Ruth Pastine’s chromatically saturated paintings are in some ways odes to the power of pure color, but they are also excavations of the artist’s role in communicating, manipulating, and amplifying that power. And anyway they’re too disruptive to…

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…

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…