Robert Russell: Moore. More. Moore.

Robert Russell: Moore. More. Moore. Anat Ebgi – AE2  Through April 28.   By Shana Nys Dambrot What do Andy Warhol, Kellyanne Conway, Charlie Brown, CalArts, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, softcore porn, firearms, Rembrandt, Marilyn Monroe, and Pikachu have in common? Funny you should ask, because painter Robert Russell has prepared an answer. It’s you. “Moore. More.…

Kim Schoenstadt and Cole Case at Chimento Contemporary

Two Solo Shows at Chimento Contemporary; Kim Schoenstadt, Context v. Perspective and Cole Case, Riding Shotgun in the Sky   Through May 5, 2018 By Jody Zellen Kim Schoenstadt is interested in architecture, perspective and point of view. To that end, she makes works that appear flat and dimensional simultaneously. In her prize winning installation at the 2018…

Ruth Pastine at Porch Gallery

Ruth Pastine: BroadBands Porch Gallery, Ojai March 22 – April 22, 2018   By Shana Nys Dambrot Ruth Pastine’s chromatically saturated paintings are in some ways odes to the power of pure color, but they are also excavations of the artist’s role in communicating, manipulating, and amplifying that power. And anyway they’re too disruptive to…