Torrance Art Museum: Forum 1

Torrance Art Museum: FORUM 1 Through December 15th By Genie Davis A wildly diverse and wonderfully eclectic mix of mediums and artwork is the basis of the group show FORUM 1 at Torrance Art Museum. The culmination of a 10 month mentorship program between eighteen young art professionals and more established artists. Participants include Emily…

Two Important Exhibitions Shine at Roberts Projects

Two Important Exhibitions Shine at Roberts Projects Betye Saar Something Blue Holding Up 1/2 the Sky, Curated by jill moniz Through December 15th By Genie Davis Two fascinating, deeply felt exhibitions shine at Roberts Projects: Betye Saar: Something Blue, and the group show Hold Up ½ the Sky, curated by jill moniz. Both shows are a…

Lilli Muller: The Mandala Project

Lilli Muller: The Mandala Project Has Heart, Soul, and Bones The Joshua Tree Retreat Center   By Genie Davis An outgrowth of Lilli Muller’s full body sculptures, The Mandala Project is both sculptural art work and a spiritual quest for an artist who views her previous body cast work as her canvas. The new direction…

Prayer for Travelers: Diary of an Immigrant

Prayer for Travelers: Diary of an Immigrant – Vojislav Radovanovic MuzeuMM, Los Angeles On view through November 24th   By Genie Davis Vojislav Radovanovic has created an exhibition so sweet and beautiful it is heartbreaking. With Prayer for Travelers: Diary of an Immigrant, at MuzeuMM through the 24th of November, Radovanovic uses his own experiences in…

Making Lightly: A Communal Residency at Atche Art Space

Making Lightly: a communal residency Atche Art Space By Genie Davis A communal art residency is a living organism. It shifts, changes, alters its appearance and alters those that come in contact with it, whether through creation or observation. When Diane Williams, Arezoo Bharthania, Nicole Stirbis, and Sophia Allison invited artists to work together in…

Rachel Kaster: The Shape of Memory Fused into Sculpture

Rachel Kaster: The Shape of Memory Fused into Sculpture Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825 through November 30th   By Genie Davis Rachel Kaster’s solo exhibition, Anamnesis, now showing at Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825 is an intricate installation of pendants, photographs, transparencies, and heirlooms. It glows and fascinates, mesmerizing viewers with her large-scale recreation of…

The Other Art Fair: From Giant Cats to Neon Lights

The Other Art Fair: From Giant Cats to Neon October 25- 28, 2018 The Barker Hangar, Santa Monica   By Genie Davis Filling cavernous Barker Hanger this past weekend, The Other Art Fair gave attendees a look at a wide range of eclectic work. Southern California’s own as well as national and international artists alike…