Women in Neon at MONA

Women in Neon at MONA By Genie Davis Through February 8th She Bends: Women in Neon at the Museum of Neon Art in Glendale offers 29 women artists working in rich, glowing, lustrous colors, in abstract and figurative forms, in curves and lines and varying textures of light and types of gasses. Featuring the work…

The City of Immortals: Carolyn Campbell

The City of Immortals: Carolyn Campbell By Genie Davis   Los Angeles-based artist and writer Carolyn Campbell is paying tribute to the City of Immortals, the massive and visually astonishing Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris. Launched on November 2nd in time for All Souls Day, Campbell’s project is two-fold: an extensive, beautifully rendered online tribute to…

Ian Francis at Corey Helford

Ian Francis: Artificial Winter at Corey Helford By Genie Davis Through November 25th Both figurative and abstract, Ian Francis’ Artificial Winter turns its own graceful constructions inside out. The U.K.-based artist works in acrylic, oil, charcoal and ink, creating works that are both socially aware, jolting, and beautifully, in some ways traditionally, rendered. The canvases are…

Laura Aguilar: A Three Decade Retrospective

Laura Aguilar: A Three Decade Retrospective at Vincent Price Museum through February 10, 2018 By Genie Davis   At the Vincent Price Museum through February 10th, Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell is a vast and stunning retrospective of Los Angeles photographer Laura Aguilar’s work over the past three decades. A part of PST LA/LA, the exhibition…

Dani Dodge’s Fugitive Love Song

Dani Dodge’s Fugitive Love Song by Genie Davis Artist Dani Dodge works with themes that surround identity, forgiveness, and social justice. Creating installations that are often immersive and include video, painting, and performance, she’s recently expanded her “canvas” to include public works in the street, often guerilla in approach with a positive intent. She’s been…

Erika Lizée: Eternally Searching (0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13)

Erika Lizée: Eternally Searching (0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13) By Genie Davis Through December 1st   Erika Lizée may be Eternally Searching (0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13) as the title of the artist’s new, utterly stunning installation at Los Angeles Art Association’s Gallery 825 suggests, but in seeing the work, viewers have arrived at the perfect destination. It’s hard to describe in words the…