Los Angeles Artist Collectives You Should Check Out

Los Angeles Artist Collectives You Should Check Out By Diane Williams   Breaking through the art world has never been more challenging. Folding or merging art galleries and limited government funded art programs are making the competition extremely high along with the saturation of artists producing and showing artwork. The intensely competitive art market is…

“Sweet Sticky Things” Soars at Launch Gallery

“Sweet Sticky Things” Soars at Launch Gallery By Genie Davis     Lili Bernard, Zeal Harris, and Loren Holland have created an absolutely beautiful show at Launch Gallery. Closed on May 6th, the show focused on empowerment and wonder in a splendid and vibrant homage to black women. The show’s title is taken from the…

ICONIC: Black Panther at Gregorio Escalante

ICONIC: Black Panther Presented by SEPIA Collective, Zack De La Rocha, Razor Step, in association with Road to Artdom Gregorio Escalante Gallery, Los Angeles By Amy Kaeser Through May 14th   “50 Artists Interpret 50 Years of the Black Panther Party,” is the subscript for a show dedicated to the Black Panther Party (BPP) and…

Walter Maciel Gallery Shines with Politics and Poetry

Walter Maciel Gallery Shines with Politics and Poetry By Genie Davis Through March 4th   I.D., Please! the insightful, beautiful, and poetic political group show now at Walter Maciel on La Cienega features work by Hung Liu, John Bankston, Lezley Saar, John Jurayj, Maria E. Pieres, Nike Schröder, Dana Weiser and Monica Lundy. On display…

Now Be Here: Women artists make a stand, and a photo

  Now Be Here: Women artists make a stand, and a photo Written By Dani Dodge   History was made in Los Angeles on Sunday when 733 female artists gathered in the courtyard at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel to pose for a photograph. The joyous moment included generations of female artists who hugged and cheered…