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…

Show #31: JODI at And/Or Gallery

  Show #31: JODI at And/Or Gallery Through August 25, 2018 By Jody Zellen In the mid 1990s, when artists began to experiment with the internet, using it as a platform to create artworks that lived outside traditional gallery spaces that were accessible to all with a modem, a curious website — JODI (or http://www.jodi.org) —…

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…