Kelly Berg at Craig Krull Gallery

Kelly Berg, Unknown Horizon Craig Krull Gallery Through May 26 By Jody Zellen Kelly Berg’s mixed media works occupy the territory between paintings and sculpture. She uses unconventional materials to build up surfaces that flow like lava, framing the delicately drawn centers of her compositions. Berg is interested in depicting all things geological, especially natural phenomena…

Practice, Practice Every (ongoing) Day at Arena 1 Gallery

Practice, Practice Every (ongoing) Day through April 14th Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica By Eve Wood Jody Zellen and Pam Posey have curated a fascinating exhibition that looks at process-based artworks made over extended periods of time. The idea of making an artwork to delineate or mark a history or a passage in time is a…

Richard Misrach, "Eyes, Newberry Springs, California", Marc Selwyn Fine Art; Image courtesy of the gallery

Recent Photographs by Richard Misrach at Marc Selwyn Fine Art

Recent Photographs by Richard Misrach through March 31 Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Beverly Hills By Jody Zellen Throughout his long career, Richard Misrach has made color photographs of the American West, capturing the night sky as well as the detritus left in the desert. He has documented the effects of Hurricane Katrina that devastated New…

Tom Krumpak, Almanac of Love and Sunshine; Peripheral thought, house photo word movie paint, singular color; Photo courtesy of Lora Schlesinger Gallery

Tom Krumpak at Lora Schlesinger

Peripheral thought, house photo word movie paint singular color through February 17 Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica By Jody Zellen The Haiku as title — “Peripheral thought, house photo word movie paint, singular color” — of Tom Krumpak’s exhibition at Lora Schlesinger Gallery sums up the myriad sources he brings together on canvas and paper. Krumpak…

Photo courtesy of Christopher Grimes Gallery

The Crime of Art (Hollywood Edition) at Christopher Grimes Gallery

The Crime of Art (Hollywood Edition) by Kota Ezawa through March 10 Christopher Grimes Gallery,  Santa Monica   By Jody Zellen “The Crime of Art (Hollywood Edition)” is in many ways a sequel to “Gardner Museum Revisited,” Kota Ezawa’s 2016 exhibition at Christopher Grimes Gallery. In “Gardner Museum Revisited,” Ezawa recreated the 13 works stolen from…