Camilla Enstrom at Hilde

Husa’s Garden Blooms at Hilde By Genie Davis Husa’s Garden is abloom with playful delight and a sense of mystery. At Hilde Gallery in mid-city through October, Camilla Enstrom’s paintings and sculptures are a visual story both feminist and fecund. Using bright colors and deceptively simple shapes, some of Engstrom’s work is visually reminiscent of…

John Waiblinger Explores the Beauty of Men

John Waiblinger Explores the Beauty of Men Los Angeles Center for Digital Art Art Talk with Prof. Gregory Mattson Saturday October 20th 130-3pm On view through November 2nd By Genie Davis John Waiblinger is a true poet. He writes sonnets and love poems not in words but through his art, creating lyrical odes to men,…

Hung Liu at Walter Maciel Gallery

Walter Maciel Gallery: Hung Liu in Two Solo Shows Through October 27th By Genie Davis   Large scale portraits and diminutive landscapes by artist Hung Liu comprise a stunning exhibition, Cross Roads,and at Walter Maciel Gallery through October 27th. According to Liu, her portrait work is based on the photographic images of Dorothea Lange. “Her photos…

Lauren Mendelsohn-Bass Candy Coats Noir Cool

Lauren Mendelsohn-Bass Candy Coats Noir Cool by Genie Davis With vivid, rich colors contrasting with monochromatic images, artist Lauren Mendelsohn-Bass creates a hyper-realistic world that’s straight out of film. Using images and themes from popular candies, and contrasting them with lush black and white women, men, and couples, the artist offers viewers a wonderfully visceral…

Chelle Barbour at Band of Vices

Chelle Barbour’s You Is Pretty! Band of Vices Through October 13th   By Genie Davis Closing October 13th at Band of Vices, You is Pretty! marks the first solo exhibition by mixed media artist Chelle Barbour. The exhibition received plenty of buzz from the guest curation of the show by Oscar-nominated actress Angela Bassett, but it’s the…