The Robot Show at MOAH

The Robot Show Museum of Art and History, Lancaster California on view through September 26th   by Betty Ann Brown We are all cyborgs. Our screen machines–phones and computers–have been completely integrated into our lives, our bodies and our identities. Two threshold events announcing the integration of human and machine–Donna Haraway’s “Cyborg Manifesto” and the…

Kate Ballis at Garis & Hahn

Kate Ballis, Hypercolour Fantasy: Infra Realism Garis & Hahn On view through August 25th   By Genie Davis Hypercolour Fantasy: Infra Realism at Garis & Hahn through August 25th, is a remarkable exhibition. The almost neon, saturated pinks and purples here are dazzling; they re-shape Southern California iconic images into something freshly bathed in the…

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…

Two Out-of-the-Ballpark Shows at Charlie James Gallery

Two Out-of-the-Ballpark Shows at Charlie James Gallery Upstairs: Gabriella Sanchez; By Any Other Name Downstairs: “Other Worlds”, curated by Martin Durazo Through August 18th By Genie Davis Charlie James Gallery offers two strong shows through August 18th, Other Worlds, an exciting, ethereal show curated by Martin Durazo, downstairs; and the bold text and commanding visual…

Conceptual Craft II at Denk Gallery

Conceptual Craft II at Denk Gallery Through August 18th By Genie Davis Photos Courtesy Denk   Conceptual Craft II, now at Denk Gallery, is a visual wonderment. 12 LA-based artists offer their takes on the sculptural process, intricate and graceful works that are both fully dimensional and filled with light. As the curator’s notes suggest,…