Judy Dater, Only Human

Judy Dater, Only Human Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University Through December 8   By Jody Zellen What does it mean to be human? Human beings have the capacity for feeling, sensitivity and compassion. The phrase ‘only human’ often refers to an acceptance of vulnerability and imperfection. Photographer Judy Dater is interested in what makes people…

Andre Yi at Open Mind Art Space

Andre Yi “Obliterate” Open Mind Art Space Through October 26, 2018   by Jody Zellen Before turning to sculpture, Andre Yi created delicate paintings and drawings. His early works were detailed renderings of natural and architectural elements centered in large expanses of soft color, often juxtaposed with swirling ribbon shaped white lines that suggested flowing…

Pond and Waterfall at Michael’s Restaurant

Pond and Waterfall at Michael’s Restaurant co-organized by Christopher Schwartz and Julia Trotta Michael’s Restaurant Through September 15, 2018   By Jody Zellen Michael’s Restaurant in Santa Monica has a long history of involvement with art and artists. The walls on the lower level are covered by artworks by well and lesser know artists, many…

B.A.D. Summer at Baik Art

B.A.D. Summer at Baik Art Jonathan Casella, Mark Cooper, Kim Eull Through September 8   By Jody Zellen “B.A.D. Summer” is a collaborative installation that transforms the rectangular adjunct gallery space of Baik Art into a kaleidoscope of sculpted and painted forms. The floor is covered in astroturf. The walls are painted in bright bold…

The Forest for the Trees with Sant Khalsa

The Forest for the Trees with Sant Khalsa at The Museum of Art & History, Lancaster, CA Through July 15   By Jody Zellen “The Forest For the Trees” is the umbrella title for a series of one person exhibitions at the Museum of Art & History, Lancaster. On view simultaneously are works by Greg Rose…

This Brush for Hire at ICA LA

This Brush for Hire: Norm Laich and Many Other Artists at The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA) Organized by Meg Cranston and John Baldessari Though September 2, 2018 By Jody Zellen It is an open secret that many artists hire out, working with fabricators in the production of their artwork. These artists, artisans…