Richard Bruland and the Art of Bebop

Richard Bruland and the Art of Bebop By Genie Davis   Bebop Records is celebrating its 35th anniversary with a display of the shop and concert venue’s iconic posters. While live events are in the works for the future – spoken word and music – visiting the Highland Park shop Social Studies to see the…

It’s a Wonderful World at Groundspace

It’s a Wonderful World at Groundspace By Genie Davis Through July 22nd   At Groundspace Projects through July 22nd, It’s a Wonderful World, curated by Betty Ann Brown is a dazzling tour de force of a group show. Coupling the wonders of nature with the marvels of the art that depicts them, the show is…

Andrea Zittel: The Art of Geometry at Regen Projects

Andrea Zittel: The Art of Geometry at Regen Projects By Genie Davis Through August 12th   It is hardly a surprise that Andrea Zittel, with her 6th solo show at Regen Projects, is based in Joshua Tree. Her wonderfully geometric exhibition has the feel and essence of the desert – of open space and somewhat mysterious…

Knowing Autumn: The Sculpture of Derek Weisberg

Knowing Autumn: The Sculpture of Derek Weisberg By Genie Davis   The show has closed but the images are not forgotten, and the artist spectacularly memorable. Derek Weisberg’s Knowing Autumn, recently at the Fine Arts Building in DTLA, is a body of work both haunting and evocative, fragile and resonant. Take “What her Eyes Said,”…

A Whole New World: Dani Dodge’s “Personal Territories”

A Whole New World: Dani Dodge’s “Personal Territories” by Genie Davis Exhibition runs through August 5   Dani Dodge’s stunning installation at MOAH Cedar in Lancaster delves into a world of dreams and time. These Personal Territories are beyond the borders of ordinary maps, leading viewers into a constellation of memories and dreams. Dodge describes…

Dean Byington’s The Theory of Machines at Kohn Gallery

Dean Byington’s The Theory of Machines Kohn Gallery By Genie Davis Through June 30th   With Dean Byington’s first solo show at the Kohn Gallery, The Theory of Machines, viewers will enter a dystopian world that’s as detailed and absorbing as it is somehow disturbingly familiar. This is an artist’s take on our current world,…