Marisa Merz: The Sky Is A Great Space

Marisa Merz: The Sky Is A Great Space UCLA Hammer By Nancy Kay Turner Through August 20th   “The Sky is a Great Space,” exhibited in New York at the Met Breuer last spring, is the first and long overdue retrospective of the sculpture, installation and paintings of the prolific ninety-one year old artist Marisa…

Cece Caro, Katie Shanks, and Stephanie Sherwood Examine Gender Bias in an Experimental Installation at Shoebox Projects

Cece Caro, Katie Shanks, and Stephanie Sherwood Examine Gender Bias in an Experimental Installation at Shoebox Projects By Genie Davis   Material Identity: Artmaking on the Gender Continuum holds a closing reception Saturday, June 3 from 3-7 p.m. at Shoebox Projects in DTLA. Cece Caro, Katie Shanks, and Stephanie Sherwood who’ve been in residence at…

Rebecca Campbell Represents Women Artists One Portrait at a Time

Rebecca Campbell Represents Women Artists One Portrait at a Time By Jennifer Susan Jones Through April 6th   British professor of art history Simon Schama, who wrote a portraiture book last year called The Face of Britain,  makes the observation that “all portraits are really — or most of them —  triangular relationships.” This means…

Kyla Hansen at Five Car Garage

Kyla Hansen at Five Car Garage Written by Lorraine Heitzman Not long ago, a friend and I visited Five Car Garage, an appointment-only art project space in Santa Monica. Following the enigmatic instructions, we parked on a quiet residential street, walked down a steep hill and found ourselves in a tidy, upscale alley. Immediately to…