Artist Profile: Cia Foreman

Artist Profile: Cia Foreman, Works that Explore Ambiguity and Perception By Genie Davis Artist Cia Foreman explains that her approach to making art is both experimental and conceptual. “When I think about my work over the past 40 years, it’s mostly about ideas.” The abstract photographic images in Foreman’s recent exhibitions are mysterious and haunting,…

PRISMS: Five Artists Make Magic With Light at FOCA

PRISMS: Five Artists Make Magic With Light through Friday, March 23 Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles By Patrick Quinn Can light be art? Or more to the point, can one manipulate light to create art? It’s a unique creative medium that most would associate with the Burning Man Festival rather than a respected art museum.…

Ruth Root at 356 S. Mission Rd.

Ruth Root at 356 S. Mission Rd. By Genie Davis on view through November 12th   Now through November 12th at 356 Mission, New York-based artist Ruth Root offers a vibrant mixed media exhibition that is both visually and materially textured, created on Plexiglass and fabric. The color is intense, visually imprinting itself on the…

Chrissy Angliker and Ann Lofquist at Craig Krull Gallery

Chrissy Angliker and Ann Lofquist at Craig Krull Gallery By Molly Enholm Through August 19   French artist Eugene Boudin may not be a household name today, but reverberations of the 19th-century artist’s legacy as both artist and teacher clearly linger through today, as evidenced in the sun-drenched compositions of Swiss-American painter Chrissy Angliker. Boudin’s…

Studio Visit: Dion Johnson, The Curvature of Light…

Studio Visit: Dion Johnson, The Curvature of Light… By Gary Brewer   “Polyphonic painting is superior to music in that there, the time element becomes a spatial element. The notion of simultaneity stands out even more richly” Paul Klee, Polyphonic Painting   “…I see my soul reflected in nature, As I see through a mist,…

Jason Rhoades: A World of Light

Jason Rhoades: A World of Light By Genie Davis Through May 21st   Jason Rhoades: 1994-2006 is a comprehensive exhibition that could only be mounted in a space as capacious as Hauser & Wirth. Six installations fill the galleries here, creating a wonderful canvas for the Los Angeles-based artist who passed away in 2006. It’s…